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Watch This 17-Year-Old Girl Deadlift 418 Pounds

Swedish soccer player lifts more than 99% of people on the planet<p>On the Internet, everyone is awesome. Everyone warms up with more weight than you’ve ever seen lifted in a commercial gym.<p>And because they’re all so awesome, no accomplishment or body of work can ever be awesome enough to escape the …

Has The Time Come For Plastic Ammunition? - Bearing Arms - Inceptor ARX, Polycase Ammunition, Video

If you asked military, law enforcement, and “regular Joe” shooters in the late 1970s if they’d trust their lives to a gun that made extensive use of …

The Clean and the Deadlift: Simple Cues for a Stronger Setup

There has been much back-and-forth debate on whether the setup for deadlift and clean are different. <b>The truth is, they are.</b><p>Although both movements …

The Basics of Protein for Staying Lean and Gaining Muscle

After water, there is nothing more abundant in the human body than protein. Protein should serve as the foundation of your nutrition and be derived …

High Bar vs Low Bar Back Squats. What’s the Difference?

Everyone loves squatting and with good reason. The back squat in particular is arguably the most renowned weightlifting exercise in fitness, and a …

When it Comes to Squats, Easier Doesn't Work

Here's what you need to know...<p>Exercise variety isn't as important as getting stronger in basic movements.<br>• Partial squats aren't squats. Don't think …

Workouts

7 Reasons Why Fat Is Great for You

Page: 1Next »<p>There is always a vigorous debate when it comes to athletes and dietary fat. For years, we were told to avoid it or risk compromising …

The New GLOCK 43 is the Perfect Concealed Companion

There’s a saying that dynamite comes in small packages, and Glock has certainly given truth to that with the new Glock 43 in 9mm. While the G42 in …

Make Yourself A Slave to Good Habits

<b>Make Yourself A Slave to Good Habits</b><br>Written by Bryce Smith <i>“Chains of habit are too light to be felt until they are too heavy to be broken.”</i>Warren …

Biomechanics

Why is CrossFit the only thing that motivates me to exercise?

About three years ago I got so sick that I was worried there was something really wrong with me.<p>I got the flu, and it morphed into pneumonia. For ten …

Get Fit For Less

It wasn’t until I found CrossFit that I came to attribute the best equipment as the most basic equipment. No longer were shiny pieces of gym …

The Bench Press – You’ve been lied to!

THIS WEEK ON BARBELL SHRUGGED we talk about one of the most infamous lifts in strength and fitness – the barbell bench press.If you’re into …

Setup

Build Size. Build Mass. Stay Functional.

Yes, training for aesthetic purposes is important. Anyone who says he or she isn’t interested in looking good is a liar. That said, building real, …

Exercise

How To Hack Your Body To Make Faster Progress in Crossfit

But why would I ask you to remember getting told off as a kid? Isn’t this a fitness site? Shouldn’t I be writing about doing muscle ups, the …

CrossFit

26 Weight Loss Tips That Are Actually Evidence-Based

The weight loss "industry" is full of myths.<p>People are being advised to do all sorts of crazy things, most of which have no evidence behind them.<p>Over …

Nutrition

How to Undo the Damage of Sitting - 7 Simple Exercises | The Art of Manliness

If you’re like most men living and working in a techno-service economy, you probably spend a good deal of your day sitting down. You go from the …

The Paleo Hybrid Diet

Here's what you need to know...<p>The ultimate Paleo diet for lifters is a caveman-based diet with the re-introduction of a few starchy carbs and …

Five Tips for Optimal Carb Intake When Trying to Lose Fat

Eating fewer carbs is a useful trick for losing body fat. But low-carb eating done wrong causes more trouble than it’s worth. The sad fact is that …

7 Things You Need to Dominate CrossFit

What It Really Takes to Compete at a High Level<p>Lead Photo Credit: Red Line Gear<p>Here's what you need to know...<p>Master lifting and bodyweight skills …

Exercise

Deadlift Diagnosis

Fix your deadlift for fast size and strength gains!<p>Here's what you need to know...<p>If you can't get it off the floor, your load may be too heavy, your …

5 Tips on How to Use a Foam Roller

Getting a sports massage is a brilliant way to recover after strenuous exercise. A therapist working your muscles can reduce pain, tightness and …

"7 Reasons Why You're STILL Struggling With Pull-ups!"

Ah…Pull-ups. The pull-up is one of the most versatile exercises out there; you can do them with your body weight, throw on some chains, use wide and …

Mobility ≠ Stretching

Kelly Starrett wants Affiliates, athletes and Coaches to understand that you have to be perfect to be safe.<p>While he recognizes the “old, old debate” …

Thrusters

The thruster makes its appearance in one of CrossFit's most devastating WODs, “Fran.” It's a simple enough concept: Combine a front squat with a push …

Weight Loss Doctor Says ‘Eat Less, Move More’ Is Awful Advice

Physician pushes back against simplistic ideas about diet and exercise<p>Spencer Nadolsky, D.O., is the kid every dad wants his son to grow up to be: a star athlete (as a heavyweight wrestler at North Carolina, he was at one time ranked fourth in the country) who was also a star student (academic …

Olympic lifting and building strength — Shrugged Collective

Olympic lifting has gained tremendous momentum over the last few years.<p>To excel in Crossfit it’s now mandatory for you to be highly efficient in the …

The Paleo Diet Has Its Fair Share Of Haters. Here's Why They're Wrong.

I'm not usually very trendy. I've never done hot yoga, kale made me gag once, and for the life of me, I can't comprehend why anyone would ever do a juice cleanse.<p>But somehow I've become a willing participant in one of the biggest dietary movements of the decade: the Paleo diet.<p>Advertisement - …

Make it hard — Shrugged Collective

There are two primary ways to get stronger.<p><b>1. First, you can do the obvious thing…Add as much weight to the barbell as you can, as quickly as you can.</b><p>…

Workouts

How to Improve Flexibility and Mobility for Squatting

Squatting properly requires good balance and quite a bit of hip, ankle, and shoulder flexibility and mobility. This article shows how to get there. …

The Health Benefits Of Weightlifting And The New Science That Supports Strength Building

www.juliewilcoxmethod.com<p>Weightlifting has been controversial in the fitness industry, in medicine, and in social discourse. New scientific research on the health benefits of weightlifting however, is beginning to debunk the many myths that have undermined the positive aspects of training with …