Health & Wellness

Fitness competition

Sweat Crawl: Fitness Competition of the Future?

By Cody Allen / June 17, 2020 /

The fitness community is awesome. There are tons of people, all over the world, who love pushing their bodies to the limit and improving themselves every day. A fitness competition is a great way for that culture to come together. I’ve been organizing sweat crawls, in partnership with Ten Thousand, in different cities. It’s an…

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Top Fitness Podcasts

Top 6 Fitness Podcasts You Need to Listen To

By Cody Allen / May 26, 2020 /

With YouTube, Instagram, and Spotify, it’s easier than ever to find useful health and fitness info. Back in the day, if you wanted to learn how to work out, you had to just spy on the jacked guys at your gym. While there is nothing wrong with soliciting “jailhouse” gym advice, there is something to…

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The ONLY Gym Shorts Worth Wearing: Ten Thousand Review

By Cody Allen / May 14, 2020 /

Virtually every activity in modern life has a certain type of “uniform.” That’s not to say everyone does or should dress the same. But we have to acknowledge the obvious fact that certain types of clothing work better in certain kinds of environments. If, for example, you are going to a business meeting in a…

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WHOOP 3.0 Review: WHOOP vs Apple Watch

By Cody Allen / May 10, 2020 /

You’ve certainly seen or at least heard of the Apple Watch. In addition to Apple’s popular product, you may also have noticed a growing number of devices being worn people’s wrists—all of which do a whole lot more than tell time. Fitbit, for example, is “wearable” you may also have heard of, and WHOOP Strap…

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It’s Not Genetics: 8 Best Ways How to Get Bigger Calves

By Cody Allen / April 26, 2020 /

Even experienced weightlifters and bodybuilders know that developing strong, aesthetic calves can be difficult. The calves are more elusive than possibly any other muscle, and it’s not uncommon to see someone with tiny calves be in otherwise great shape. While some gym-goers seem blessed in the calve-department, others struggle even to fill out skinny jeans.…

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At Home Exercise

The 15 Best At-Home Exercises for Building Muscle or Losing Weight

By Cody Allen / March 28, 2020 /

During this time of national quarantine, it’s important to keep as many of your healthy routines as possible. This does not mean you should break into your closed gym and sneak a quick workout. It also doesn’t mean you need to put on the dreaded #quarantine15. What you can do is get creative with your…

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The 8 Best Natural Testosterone Boosters

The 8 Best Natural Testosterone Boosters To Build Muscle

By Cody Allen / March 10, 2020 /

Above all else, there is one thing, one hormone that is associated with muscle growth. That hormone is testosterone. Whether you are trying to build muscle, burn fat, get stronger, or increase your libido, testosterone is likely to be included in the conversation. But what is the best natural testosterone booster? Testosterone’s good name has…

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Front Squat vs. Back Squat: The Muscles Behind the Exercises

By Cody Allen / February 28, 2020 /

Front squat vs. back squat: a war of different ways that we slowly lower weight to the ground before exploding back up again. In short, the front squat targets the upper back and quads while the back squat focuses on the glutes and hips. The only difference in front squat vs. back squat is the…

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How to clean bulk

Gain Muscle The Right Way: How To Clean Bulk

By Cody Allen / February 19, 2020 /

When most people think about getting huge, they might picture guys doing curls and then a jump cut to a plate of pasta. It’s easy, right? Just lift heavy objects and stuff a lot of food into your body. Obviously, bulking up is not that simple. Figuring out how to clean bulk correctly will help…

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How to calorie cycle

How to Lose Fat and Gain Muscle by Calorie Cycling

By Cody Allen / February 17, 2020 /

Calorie cycling represents a new, yet intuitive way, of thinking about eating. Not exactly a diet, calorie cycling involves purposefully consuming more calories on some days than you do on others. This may not sound revolutionary, but when you consider the fact that most diets call for uniform consistency—allocating the exact same number of calories…

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