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Ways to Manage Your Everyday Stress
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Ways to Manage Your Everyday Stress

Feeling a bit stressed? Try these tried-and-true stress-fighting tips to get yourself back in that Zen state of mind. October 15, 2021 4 min read
Use Your Eustress for Greater Gains
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Use Your Eustress for Greater Gains

Stress isn't always a negative thing. Learn how to harness your positive stress for next-level training. October 15, 2021 3 min read
The Impact of Stress on Your Training Goals
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The Impact of Stress on Your Training Goals

Certain types of stress can either hurt or help your gym performance. Learning more about this delicate balance is an excellent way to push past the bad stress and achieve your fitness goals.  October 15, 2021 3 min read
Inez Carrasquillo: Breaking Barriers in Pursuit of the Title
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Inez Carrasquillo: Breaking Barriers in Pursuit of the Title

As a novice strongman competitor, Inez Carrasquillo broke world records in training. Now, she's a strong contender to become the next World's Strongest Woman, and the first Latina to claim the title. October 14, 2021 4 min read
Strength Inside: Athletes with Anxiety and Depression
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Strength Inside: Athletes with Anxiety and Depression

As a novice strongman competitor, Inez Carrasquillo broke world records in training. Now, she's a strong contender to become the next World's Strongest Woman, and the first Latina to claim the title. October 12, 2021 1 min read
Changing the Future of Mental Health and Athletics
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Changing the Future of Mental Health and Athletics

A panic attack derailed baseball player China McCarney's plans for competition. Years later, he's learned how to cope with his anxiety and is inspiring athletes around the world to do the same. October 12, 2021 3 min read
Mental Health Takes Center Stage
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Mental Health Takes Center Stage

Bikini competitor and IFBB pro Emily Plajer faced tragedy early in life that gave her the perspective she needed to deal with her anxiety and share her strength with others. October 12, 2021 3 min read
The Strongest Man in the World Gets Vulnerable
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The Strongest Man in the World Gets Vulnerable

Having won two world titles and spent 15 years in the Army infantry, Strongman Anthony Fuhrman can confidently say the strongest thing he's ever done is talk about his mental health. October 12, 2021 3 min read
Strength Inside: Developing Better Mental Health
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Strength Inside: Developing Better Mental Health

Can exercise and resistance training be a positive tool to help manage personal anxiety and depression? Learn what it takes to be as strong inside as you are on the outside. October 08, 2021 7 min read
The Movement: How Discovery Deadlift Gained Momentum
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The Movement: How Discovery Deadlift Gained Momentum

What started as a solo adventure quickly became a social media phenomenon. Learn how Clay Cooper's outdoor approach is building a community and a movement. October 08, 2021 4 min read
The Lift: Clay Cooper Found Balance on Uneven Terrain
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The Lift: Clay Cooper Found Balance on Uneven Terrain

Packing hundreds of pounds into remote locations is no easy feat. Find out how Clay Cooper pulls off the king of lifts in some of the most beautiful and extreme locations on earth. October 08, 2021 4 min read
How Deadlifting in the Wilderness Grounded One Man's Anxiety
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How Deadlifting in the Wilderness Grounded One Man's Anxiety

Self-taught powerlifter Clay Cooper took an unusual approach to coping with anxiety, changing the way he approached the deadlift and starting a powerful new movement in the process. October 08, 2021 3 min read
The Benefits of Working Out for Our Mental Health
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The Benefits of Working Out for Our Mental Health

For those who find solace working out in a gym, you're not alone; exercise has been proven to be an essential coping strategy for managing feelings of depression or anxiety. October 08, 2021 3 min read
Physiological Effect of Exercise on Anxiety and Depression
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Physiological Effect of Exercise on Anxiety and Depression

According to research, a number of hormones are released in the brain during exercise which help modify mood and emotion states, including anxiety and depression. October 08, 2021 3 min read
The Positive Effects of Resistance Training on Anxiety and Depression
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The Positive Effects of Resistance Training on Anxiety and Depression

Need a bit of a mental lift? Studies show that exercise in the form of resistance training can give you the boost you need to help alleviate the symptoms of some of the most common mental disorders. October 08, 2021 2 min read
2021 Arnold Classic Prejudging
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2021 Arnold Classic Prejudging

The first round of judging in Columbus, Ohio, had some exciting moments. September 25, 2021 13 min read
These Ripped College Students Get an A+ in Gains!
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These Ripped College Students Get an A+ in Gains!

Smash and surpass your fitness goals with this inspiring collection of shredded college students who have learned to build muscle and live lean while they hit the books! September 23, 2021 1 min read
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The Importance Of Sleep
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The Importance Of Sleep

Learn the various stages of sleep and their implications for bodybuilders as well as the benefits sleep has in terms of muscle recovery and growth. September 21, 2021 4 min read
Arnold Classic Coverage 2021
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Arnold Classic Coverage 2021

Many of bodybuilding's biggest and best will pose down on Saturday, September 25 in Columbus, Ohio, with hopes of winning one of the sport's biggest titles and being interviewed by the legendary Arnold Schwarzenegger at the end of the night. September 17, 2021 4 min read
2020 Paralympic Powerlifting Competition
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2020 Paralympic Powerlifting Competition

Records were set and incredible athletes performed on the world stage. August 31, 2021 7 min read
2020 Paralympic Paratriathlon Results
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2020 Paralympic Paratriathlon Results

The Paralympics action in Tokyo has been intense and inspiring. Here is the recap and results of the paratriathlon competition. August 30, 2021 9 min read
Meet the Body Behind
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Meet the Body Behind "Free Guy"

Inspired by heroes like Arnold Schwarzenegger, Aaron Reed has gone from competing as the world's tallest bodybuilder to WWE wrestling to being Ryan Reynolds' body in the new movie, "Free Guy." August 14, 2021 10 min read
Your First Weightlifting Meet: What You Need to Know
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Your First Weightlifting Meet: What You Need to Know

An Olympic weightlifting meet is a rite of passage and a crucial way to improve your training and technique on the lifts. If you're ready to take the leap, here's how to prepare. August 12, 2021 3 min read
Surprise Repeat Makes Olympic Shot-Put History
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Surprise Repeat Makes Olympic Shot-Put History

It was déjà vu in the sweltering heat of Tokyo as the men's shot put ended with a surprisingly familiar podium and larger-than-life antics stole the show as the women battled it out for gold. August 10, 2021 8 min read
Anatomy of Growth: How to Train Your Core Muscles
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Anatomy of Growth: How to Train Your Core Muscles

Core training goes much deeper than the six-pack. Learn how and why your core muscles matter and which exercises improve their strength, movement, and function. August 10, 2021 3 min read
Anatomy of Growth: How to Train Your Arm Muscles
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Anatomy of Growth: How to Train Your Arm Muscles

You want great arms, so take the time to learn how your arm muscles work! This is how to train your biceps and triceps harder and smarter for better growth. August 10, 2021 3 min read
Anatomy of Growth: How to Train Your Chest Muscles
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Anatomy of Growth: How to Train Your Chest Muscles

It's time to harness the power of science and apply it to your favorite body part. Learn about the muscles of the chest, plus the best exercises to help those pecs grow! August 10, 2021 4 min read
Anatomy of Growth: How to Train Your Shoulder Muscles
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Anatomy of Growth: How to Train Your Shoulder Muscles

Men and women alike want to build an aesthetic set of shoulders. Learn more about the muscles and bones that make up this joint to build a better, stronger, healthier set of shoulders. August 10, 2021 3 min read
Anatomy of Growth: How to Train Your Back Muscles
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Anatomy of Growth: How to Train Your Back Muscles

Your back is just as important as the front of your body when it comes to aesthetics, strength, power, and performance. Learn how the muscles move and the best exercises to build strength and size. August 10, 2021 3 min read
Anatomy of Growth: How to Train Your Leg Muscles
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Anatomy of Growth: How to Train Your Leg Muscles

If you're serious about building an aesthetic, athletic physique, you simply have to develop your legs. Learn the best exercises and techniques to make your quads and hamstrings pop! August 10, 2021 4 min read
Wrestler Gable Steveson Lives Up to His Name
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Wrestler Gable Steveson Lives Up to His Name

At just 21, he's on top of the world of wrestling after a dramatic finish. Now, Gable Steveson wants to bring more drama to the sport by crossing over to the WWE. August 09, 2021 3 min read
Olympic Hammer Throwers Spin Iron into Gold
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Olympic Hammer Throwers Spin Iron into Gold

The hammer throw was an opportunity to shatter both expectations and PRs as competitors battled to earn a spot on the podium. One Polish champ made history with a three-peat not soon to be equaled. August 06, 2021 9 min read
2021 CrossFit Games Results
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2021 CrossFit Games Results

Familiar names and new categories were the stories of the CrossFit Games return to action in 2021. Here's what went down in Madison, Wisconsin. August 06, 2021 3 min read
There's No One in the World Quite Like Lasha Talakhadze
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There's No One in the World Quite Like Lasha Talakhadze

The strongest Olympic lifter in the world put on a show for the ages to close out the competition in Tokyo. How he got that strong is no mystery. August 05, 2021 4 min read
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Discus Gold Medalist Shows Why Carbs Are for Winners
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Discus Gold Medalist Shows Why Carbs Are for Winners

Valarie Allman went from background dancer to standing on the Olympic podium. She can thank years of consistent training. And spaghetti. August 03, 2021 8 min read
Olympic Sprinters Announce a New Era of Speed
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Olympic Sprinters Announce a New Era of Speed

False starts plagued the men's 100-meter dash at the Tokyo Olympics, leading to a surprising final to launch the post-Usain era. A same-team showdown on the women's side created the perfect opportunity to break a legendary record. August 02, 2021 8 min read
This Soldier Wants to Throw the Wrestling World on Its Head
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This Soldier Wants to Throw the Wrestling World on Its Head

Alejandro Sancho is peaking at the perfect age to thrive in wrestling. Can this Army police officer bring the United States its first Olympic medal in Greco-Roman wrestling in over a decade? July 30, 2021 12 min read
Shi Zhiyong: This Is What Dominant Lifting Looks Like
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Shi Zhiyong: This Is What Dominant Lifting Looks Like

One of the strongest and most jacked athletes at the Olympics put on a master class in lifting. Everyone else got to watch. July 29, 2021 7 min read
Wrestler John Stefanowicz is an Unlikely Olympian
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Wrestler John Stefanowicz is an Unlikely Olympian

This Marine and lifelong wrestler got plenty of messages from the universe to stop doing what he loved. He didn't listen. Now he's about to step onto the mat against the world's greatest Greco-Roman competitors. July 29, 2021 4 min read
CrossFit Games 2021: Daily Highlights
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CrossFit Games 2021: Daily Highlights

Follow events and watch video of the battle to be the fittest person on earth here! July 29, 2021 12 min read
Weightlifter Hidilyn Diaz Nails the Rep of Her Life
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Weightlifter Hidilyn Diaz Nails the Rep of Her Life

Everything was riding on one record-setting lift, and a four-time Olympic veteran stepped up to the bar and battled through a brutal rep for the win. Was the fact that she was training with water bottles a year ago the secret? No, but it didn't hurt. July 28, 2021 5 min read
4 Adaptive Athletes Making CrossFit History
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4 Adaptive Athletes Making CrossFit History

Meet four of the men and women who have overcome incredible challenges to thrive in their daily lives and compete on the world stage in the inaugural CrossFit Games Adaptive Division. July 28, 2021 8 min read
Active-Duty Soldier Naomi Graham Steps into the Ring
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Active-Duty Soldier Naomi Graham Steps into the Ring

Olympic athletes come from all backgrounds, and Boxer Naomi Graham has let nothing stop her ascent to the top. Here's how she went from being homeless to representing her country at the Tokyo Olympics. July 28, 2021 6 min read
Olympic Triathletes Thrive Under Cruel and Unusual Conditions
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Olympic Triathletes Thrive Under Cruel and Unusual Conditions

From scorching heat and false starts to torrential downpours and delays, the men's and women's triathlons both had rough starts; and for one winner, an even rougher end. This brutal and punishing event was a master class in how to struggle and triumph! July 28, 2021 2 min read
2021 CrossFit Games Preview: The Games are Back!
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2021 CrossFit Games Preview: The Games are Back!

After a limited 2020 competition, a full slate of competitors will be on the field and fans will be in the stands. Who will leave Madison, Wisconsin, as the fittest athletes on the planet? July 26, 2021 23 min read
CrossFit Games Coverage 2021
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CrossFit Games Coverage 2021

The Games are back in action with a full roster of athletes and crowds! Read our predictions and preview of the peak event of CrossFit. July 26, 2021 2 min read
Chasing Greatness Keeps Ronnie Baker on Track
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Chasing Greatness Keeps Ronnie Baker on Track

Ronnie Baker's goal has always been to break the world record and be the best sprinter he can be. Now that he's heading to the Tokyo Olympics with the third fastest time in history in his pocket, that goal feels more real than ever before. July 19, 2021 6 min read
Tokyo 2020 Summer Olympics
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Tokyo 2020 Summer Olympics

After a year-long delay, the 2020 Summer Olympics are finally upon us, with a host of athletes ready to compete for that coveted gold. July 19, 2021 2 min read
USA Weightlifting Nationals Results
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USA Weightlifting Nationals Results

The 2021 national championship unexpectedly became an Olympic "tune-up" and saw some big-name lifters set huge totals! July 06, 2021 11 min read
Creatine Dosage Calculator for Men and Women
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Creatine Dosage Calculator for Men and Women

Determine the proper creatine monohydrate dosage for beginners and advanced lifters and athletes! July 06, 2021 4 min read
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