A Good Cheap Wrist Wrap for CrossFit or Weightlifting

After developing some extension pain in my right wrist this summer, likely from overtraining and too much time on the computer, I looked into a number of wrist wraps to help me continue my normal CrossFit routine. I purchased 7 wraps, tried them all, and this is the one that I ended up going back... Read more →

Is The Whoop Band Worth It?

For the average person, the Whoop band is not worth the price. But if you are an advanced or growth minded CrossFit athlete, data nerd, or just want to push your body to the limit, the Whoop band is 100% worth it. I have loved my Whoop band for over 2 years now (I’ve had... Read more →

The 13 Best Weight Benches to Gain More Muscles in 2022

The value of a piece of gym equipment can be measured by the number of exercises it enables you to perform. The stable surface provided by a weight bench is more versatile than its simplicity would suggest. We have reviewed flat, adjustable (flat to incline), and FID (flat, incline, or decline) benches so that you... Read more →

How and Why to Wear a Weightlifting Belt, and the Best Ones to Choose

how to use a weightlifting belt

The use of a weightlifting belt in weight training is controversial. Is the belt essential to preserve the back? On the contrary, does it prevent the development of a “natural”, “functional” belt, through the abdominal sheathing mechanism? Should we distinguish between recreational weight training and athletic strength training or weightlifting? In this article, we’ll discuss... Read more →

The 5 Best CrossFit Hand Grips in 2022 [Reviews and Guide]

Best CrossFit Hand Grips

Hand injuries are so common in CrossFit workouts that some have called bloodied palms a kind of rite of passage for CrossFitters. However, that doesn’t need to be the case.  An excellent CrossFit hand grip can help you keep your palms protected on the bar, with rings, or with dumbbells. Especially given the fast change-ups... Read more →