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Why Kettlebells Should Be in Your Arsenal

You’ve probably seen kettlebells at your local gym, relegated to a functional fitness corner. There might only be one set, or even a half set of the weights, topping out at 50 lbs or so. It might have never occurred to you that the kettlebell might be exactly what you need to unlock a monster powerlifting total. It’s not crazy to suggest that swinging around a 50 lb kettlebell, barely more than an empty barbell, can help you squat twice your bodyweight. Want to know more? Here are 5 ways kettlebell training can help you lift heavy.

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Fuel Your Fire! Five Foods to Crush it in the Gym

For a sport as simple as powerlifting, people like to make it complicated. What is essentially a sport dedicated to moving heavy weight - athletes inundate with supplements, training gear, and complicated rep schemes. When the sport you love is starting to get complicated, it’s important to remember that fueling your performance doesn’t have to be. Here are five things you should be eating to crush it in the gym - so you can get the most from your workouts and have benefits that carry you to your next training session.  

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