Barbell Box Squat
Whether you are doing rehab or are just looking for another variation of the squat, this movement is useful to you.
Squat/Pull/Press: A 4-Week Strength Challenge
A 4-week program that takes you right up to the end of year with serious gains.
The Forgotten Art of Barbell Juggling
There are big strength, speed, explosiveness, and coordination components to practicing this old-time strongman movement.
How to Perform a Perfect Turkish Get Up With a Barbell
Follow these steps to develop your total body strength like an old-time strongman.
Build Functional Strength With the Shovel Lift
This lift uses the length of the barbell to add even more challenge to our bodies.
The Greatest Inventions in Strength Training History
You've got to love it. So many fantastic tools are available for your strength-training program.
Why Red Should Be Your Favorite Color on the Barbell
Don't let the red plates freak you out and instead use them to your advantage.
12 Reps - The Breaking Muscle Digest - Vol. 1, Issue 6
Twelve reader favorites from the past week and from the archives, curated to save you time and bring you happiness.
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Barbell Buying Guide: What to Look for in a New Bar
This article will guide you through the decision-making process so you come out with the best bar for your needs.
WTF Workouts: Do You Have What It Takes to Complete Them?
These workouts will make you stronger, improve your fitness, and enhance your intestinal fortitude.
A CrossFitter’s Guide to Interval Weight Training
I’d encourage anyone looking to incorporate assistance and specialty exercises into their CrossFit programming to give IWT a try.
Integrated Strength: The Right Tool at the Right Time for the Right Person
I am sick of seeing people throw away exercises because they can't combine them. This integrated approach allows you to pick the right tool at the right time for the right person - every single time.
New Study Pits Barbell Squats Against Leg Press Machine
In the ultimate fitness face-off, researchers pitted barbell squats against leg presses to see which would elicit the greatest hormonal response.
How Barbell Knurling Differs and How This Impacts Different Lifters
Let's talk about barbell knurling. How does it differ between barbells? How does it affect different lifters? How do you prep your hands to deal with it?
DIY Beast Mode Gear: How to Build Your Own Barbell
I am living in Japan where heavy lifters are rare and gym equipment is very expensive. So I decided to build my own barbell from scratch. Here's how I did it, so you can do it too.
The Killer App: Using the Right Equipment for the Right Exercise
The killer app is that one application you can get from a piece of equipment that you can’t get anywhere else. Don’t waste your time doing things that for which that tool is not designed.
An Argument Against the Barbell
Barbells have a much younger history than we've been led to believe. They are also quite limited in design and application, and take up more space and money than is economical.
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