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Does Powerlifting Improve Jiu-Jitsu Performance?

Brazilian jiu-jitsu and deadlifts are about the coolest ways to spend your time, but should you train them both? Probably not. Why? We’ve roped in Chad Wesley Smith to answer this hotly debated question. He’s a sports performance coach who was a two-time collegiate national champion in shot put, he’s consulted for the British Olympic …

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Brian Shaw and Robert Oberst Perform the NFL Combine Bench Press Test

Two of the stars of “The Strongest Guys in History,” Brian Shaw and Robert Oberst, have teamed up in a different test of strength than those that were included on The History Channel. A brand-new video on the Shaw Strength channel reveals the two strongman stars carrying out the professional football integrate 225 pound bench …

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How Para Powerlifter Garrison Redd Trains To Be a Role Model

Garrison Redd is a para powerlifter who will represent the United States at the 2020 Tokyo Paralympic Games as a member of Team U.S.A.. As a high school football player, he had goals of going pro. He found his method into para powerlifting and his athletic background propelled his outcomes to an elite level in …

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Julius Maddox Misses 800 Pound Raw Bench Press Record

Ever since the word went out that Julius Maddox had set the goal of being the first man to bench press 800 pounds raw, the eyes of the powerlifting world had been on him every step and rep of the way. Those steps and reps led up to the final destination of East Race Muscle …

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Hey, Powerlifters – Don’t Be Embarrassed To Continue Group Fitness After Quarantine

If you’re an all-barbells-all-the-time lifter — otherwise known as a “what’s a warmup?” or “whomst is cardio?” lifter — you might well never have stepped foot into a group fitness class. But then the pandemic hit, and even if you have the most wide-ranging array of bodyweight exercises to program for yourself… sometimes working out …

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The Best Resources for LGBTQ+ Strength Athletes

Developing a neighborhood of strength athletes for yourself when you’re a queer lifter can be … made complex. Transphobia and homophobia in strength sports, well, it’s not non– current. There’s the gendered competition classifications that frequently exclude trans and nonbinary lifters, the periodic ableism, and the kind of “old fashioned” views that tend to fester …

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3 Foolproof Ways to Never Have a Bad Workout Again (Seriously!)

We’ve all been there.  You head into the gym feeling great, your warmups move like butter, and then…everything somehow goes wrong. You miss your top set, or your technique falls apart, or – god forbid – you even get injured.   Bad days suck, and there’s no way around that fact.  But there are ways to …

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Brian Shaw Benches 520 Pounds for Easy Double

Four-time World’s Strongest Guy Brian Shaw has actually shared another update on his “Road to 701” bench press series on his Shaw Strength YouTube channel. The highlight of this session is his leading set of pressing 520 pounds (2358 kg) for 2 reps while appearing like he had a lot more in him. Ironically, the …

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