I have spent 15 years in the sport of powerlifting, and hundreds of hours researching and testing the best products on the market.
On this page, you’ll find my battle-tested reviews and recommendations.
My goal is to give you an informed take on what’s useful, what’s going to help your training and avoid anything that may be overhyped.
These are the product and gear that I’ve used myself. In doing these reviews, I’ve also consulted with top experts in powerlifting to figure out what really matters when it comes to quality and performance.
Life Time Fitness is not just a gym — it’s an athletic resort with much more than just treadmills and dumbbells. I visited Life Time
With so many differing opinions on whether to use chalk or straps, it can be difficult to make a decision on which is better. It’s
If you’re building a home gym, you may be wondering what kind of plates you should buy. The most common types of plates you’ll find
There are many bench press bars available on the market but what are their use cases and will they actually improve your bench press performance?
If you want to build a home gym but you’re not sure if you have enough space, I’m going to show you how you can
The Juggernaut AI app has been the biggest project we’ve taken on in terms of reviewing training programs. This is because I had to use
Two of the most popular knee sleeve brands available today are Rehband and SBD. I’ve tried both, incorporating them into my heavy squat workouts for
Uh-oh, we found a program that isn’t exactly a powerlifting program. The Buff Dudes 12-Week Program is a popular program that is used to gain
If you lift weights long enough, you will come to realize barbells come in different shapes and sizes. Particularly in the world of powerlifting, there
The Adipower II’s and Power Perfect III’s are lifting shoes from Adidas that are worn by both recreational and competitive powerlifters and weightlifters. I tested
I was first introduced to the TRX in 2007 when I was working as an intern at the Canadian Institute of Sport, coaching Olympic speed
With so many lifting gloves on the market, it can be difficult to decide what products on the market are better than others – especially
When I was looking for a kettlebell app to use myself I realized just how many apps there are on the market for kettlebell training,
When training for powerlifting, the right shoes can make a huge difference in how much weight you can lift and how protected your feet are
The Rippedbody Powerlifting programs are founded on the principles outlined in the Muscle and Strength Pyramid ebook, written by strength and muscle expert Eric Helms.
The PH3 Program is one of the dozens (if not hundreds) of programs available on Bodybuilding.com with a single monthly subscription. Written by USAPL/IPF champ
The Reebok Legacy Lifter and the Adidas Adipower II are two popular lifting shoes for both competitive and recreational lifters. They are both good shoes,
If you’re looking for lifting gloves for deadlifts, you’re either someone who (1) wants to protect your hands from calluses or (2) increase your grip
Without spoiling too much and getting ahead of ourselves, we are very impressed with the Kizen Training 12-week Powerlifting program. But as much as we
When I first started using competition kettlebells it was a game changer; but when looking to purchase one for myself, I was overwhelmed by the
Not every program is going to work for every lifter. And while there’s a lot of things we like about Izzy Narvaez’s Powerlifting to Win
Some links in this article are affiliate links, which means I earn from qualifying purchases. A dip bar is one of the most significant parts
Lifting heavy weights can place a significant amount of stress on your jaw, especially if you tend to clench or grind your teeth under a
Some links in this article are affiliate links, which means I earn from qualifying purchases. More and more athletes are starting to realize the benefits
Some links in this article are affiliate links, which means I earn from qualifying purchases. A lot of science-backed research has proven how mouthpieces can
Mouthpieces are exploding in popularity amongst athletes due to the science-backed claims of their effects on athletic performance. AIRWAAV is the latest mouthpiece to hit
Before I got more involved in kettlebell training it seemed clear to me that the iron kettlebells were of better quality than the plastic kettlebells,
When I’m purchasing a kettlebell I want to make sure I’m getting the best kettlebell for the price I’m paying. However, I still need a
Adidas is incredibly popular among weightlifters and powerlifters because of their lifting shoes, but I noticed that Adidas singlets do not seem as popular –
Kettlebell manufacturers are always working to create the best products on the market, and most recently this has been done by adding coatings. At first
When I first got involved in training with kettlebells I didn’t know when an adjustable or standard kettlebell was more beneficial, but I’ve learned that
Some links in this article are affiliate links, which means I earn from qualifying purchases. I’ve had my eye on the Nike Weightlifting singlet ever
When I decided to purchase a kettlebell, I quickly realized that there are so many types of kettlebells on the market and I had no