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CrossFit

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Should You Retest CrossFit Open Workouts?

Competition is one of the most beautiful human endeavors. It’s through competition that we test our mettle, learn where our limits are, and learn where they could be. In CrossFit, the worldwide Open provides a unique opportunity for us to...

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Powerlifting

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How To Go Back To The Gym The Wrong Way

Figuring out when to go back to the gym isn’t about you — it’s about everyone around you. But as gyms reopen in states across the country, getting back to the gym is probably on your mind. When you do eventually go back, you’ve got to make sure you’re doing...

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Weightlifting

Strongman

Axle Deadlift – Muscles Worked, Exercise Demo, and Benefits

Axle Deadlift – Muscles Worked, Exercise Demo, and Benefits

The deadlift is one of the most effective strength and muscle producing movements in all of strength, power, and fitness sports. Throughout deadlift training, there are a plethora of variations and bar options that coaches and athletes can choose from to effectively develop a stronger deadlift. https://www.instagram.com/p/BgbSvPnnJT7/ The axle deadlift...

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Bodyweight

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CONBODY Founder Coss Marte on His Prison-Inspired Workouts

Coss Marte took the long route to owning CONBODY, his “prison style fitness bootcamp”. At the age of 23, Marte was arrested for selling illegal drugs and sentenced to seven years in prison. In a recent interview with BarBend, Marte told us that it was behind bars where he first...

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