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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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The Ultimate Guide to Strength Sports for Masters Athletes (And Why They’re for You)

The last thing we want anybody to think is that if they’re over 35, physical fitness is out of their reach. There are numerous folks because “Masters” age group lifting hundreds of kilograms and contending at elite levels– yes, over 35 is thought about “Masters” for many strength sports, and no, that’s really not even …

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4 Barbell Exercises You Should Try Adding Bands To

Resistance bands are one of my favorite training accessory tools. Not only can you stretch and train in multiple planes of motion  but adding them to barbell and dumbbell exercises challenges the muscle at the end of the motion where the weight feels the lightest. Because the further the band stretches the greater the resistance which …

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Julius Maddox’s Favorite Bench-Boosting Accessory Lifts

If you want to be at your best, you should take some time to learn from the best, right? When it comes to the flat barbell bench press, no one is better on the raw version of the classic powerlifting move than Julius Maddox. The 6’3” powerhouse from Kentucky not only broke the all-time world …

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