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Building a Budget Home Gym on Amazon.com

Amazon offers the largest marketplace in the world, which in turn means there are many products to help build a home on a budget. This will be a consistently updated article as new items are introduced to the market. If you're looking to build a home gym, Amazon is a …

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My Thoughts on the 2017 CrossFit Games Regionals

CrossFit is my favorite sport. I know to some that sounds absurd, but I treat watching the CrossFit Games season with the same intensity that your Uncle Rick does when he paints his face, slams wings down his gullet, and yells at his TV for his favorite NFL team that never …

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The Yoak Review

The Yoak is one of the most fun, and also versatile pieces of training equipment I have ever used. After doing every movement they've recommended on their website, along with many others, I can confidently say that if you're looking to add chaos training to your regimen, as well as …

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World’s Strongest Man Brian Shaw’s Garage Gym

Brian Shaw is one of, if not THE Strongest Man to ever live (yes, probably stronger than Paul Anderson.) Not only has he won 4 Worlds Strongest Man titles (one less than the all-time great Mariusz Pudzianowski,) but he also has many world records in just about ever lift category imaginable. …

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Drug Testing at the CrossFit Games

Do me a favor, real quick. Go to any forum or comment section on CrossFit related subject matter and let me know what you see. Most likely there will be some random chit-chat on the athletes or the topic being discussed, but just about every time the use of steroids and …

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The CrossFit Games is Moving to Madison, Wisconson

Since the beginning, The CrossFit Games has been held in Carson, CA. It's where CrossFit began and rightfully so, where the Games was first held back at Dave Castro's parents' ranch. However, starting in 2017 until at least 2019, the CrossFit Games will be held in… Madison, Wisconson Not only is …

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100+ CrossFit Wods for Hypertrophy

I love CrossFit. There's something about pushing your physical and mental limits in functional movements that will help you in the real world. I also love getting a pump. I see no reason to separate the two. Too often I see people create splits for hypertrophy training with a metcon following. …

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The Ultimate Home Gym Guide

The almighty Home Gym. Seriously, home gym owners are a different breed of people. These are folks dedicated to becoming fitter in the comfort of their home and there's no bigger proponent of this movement than I. I understand that training and accomplishing your physical goals can be difficult at times, …

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Jocko Willink’s Garage Gym & Training

Jocko Willink is a true American Hero. You see, we in America often idolize those men and women who make tabloids, score incredible points, and are popularized by news agencies. The problem with this idea is that although these people may certainly be talented, they haven't really done a whole …

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Froning, Khalipa, and Malleolo Review the Reebok Nano 6.0

Find the Full In-Depth Reebok Nano 6.0 Review Here! Sponsored athletes can absolutely do wonders for a company. I've read quite a bit on Phil Knight and his journey in building Nike to the company it is today. Without a doubt, without Prefontaine, Jordan, and a whole cast of other …

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A Conversation with JUJIMUFU, the Anabolic Acrobat

Jujimufu is an absolute MONSTER!!! Not only does he look like a greek god, but he also has the flexibility of a Chinese gymnast. I was initially blown away by Jujimufu, formerly known as Jon Call when I saw the video that's made it's way around the internet universe many …

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2016 CrossFit Games Open Tips

Every year the CrossFit Open rolls around with much excitement. AND, every year that the open workouts are announced, there are ‘experts' providing us with videos and articles on how best to approach the workouts. This year, instead of having to go to all of the different places for the …

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The Top 15 Fitness Blogs According to Coop

There's a million and one people blogging about fitness today. Every single person thinks they know what they are talking about, but in reality very few do. In my attempts to become the best version of myself I have sought high and lowfor the best blogs on the internet today for …

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Weightlifting Power vs. Technique

Weightlifting combines technique and power to create the ultimate athlete. The trouble is in finding the balance. In today's vlog I train the Snatch as well as Front Squats and take you on a trip to the lady in green (Starbucks.) Subscribe for more goodness! Stay Strong, Live Long,  

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430 LB. Squat

Training Session Number: 3 430 lb. PR Back Squat! Started off with Clean and Push Presses, went in to squats, and finished off with sprints involving my training partner ‘Famous Amos' Subscribe for more goodness! Stay Strong, Live Long,

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