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From the Powerlifting Platform to the Bodybuilding Stage

First and foremost, I’m a lifelong fan of lifting weights, so I’ve had an interest in every endeavor that is intrinsically tied to that. Olympic weightlifting, strongman, powerlifting, arm-wrestling, bodybuilding, etc. My competitive career has been predominantly in powerlifting, but I have also done two strongman competitions (in 2014) and have always wanted to try my hand at bodybuilding. After I was injured in November 2021 while preparing for a powerlifting competition, I knew I wouldn’t be able to do any heavy squatting for a while, so I figured going the bodybuilding route would be a way to feed my competitive drive and take on a new challenge that involved a different style of training and dieting. Just to be clear, I am not done powerlifting.

Feel Like Your Joints Need Some WD-40? Animal Flex

Feel Like Your Joints Need Some WD-40?

We'll tell you what—having crappy joint health and lubrication is going to suck when you're trying to get anything done physically, let alone train at the highest of levels. Get Animal Flex in your program...for real. This will keep you moving and performing how you should. Facts.

How To Grow Massive Traps

How To Grow Massive Traps

Andrew Herbert is known for a lot of things—like world record lifts and much more. But you know what else? Having a damn big neck. How does he get it? He’s got some pointers.

Animal Alpha F. If you're a female athlete looking to balance hormones and improve the health of your hair, nails, and skin, this is the product for you.

Alpha F: for the Fierce Woman

We dropped our very first women's wellness product: Animal Alpha F. Check out what Stefi Cohen has to say about our new product.

IFBB Pro Joe Mackey reflects on his bodybuilding prep and a looks ahead to off-season.

Prep Reflection and a Look Ahead to Off-Season

IFBB Pro Joe Mackey had a strong 2021 season. As he gathers his thoughts and focuses on the road ahead, he documents everything for us in his latest article so that we can understand what's going through his mind. Be sure to check it out.

Powerlifter/Pro Boxer Stefi Cohen talks about how Animal Flex has helped her to support her joint health.

Animal Flex: Joint Support From Powerlifting to Boxing

Our bodies take a beating, especially during heavy training. Are you at least giving yourself a chance at longevity? If not, throw Animal Flex—our complete joint health supplement—in the mix. Need further convincing? Stefi Cohen tells you a bit about it in her latest article.

Powerlifter Rob Hall outlines how to know when it's time to hire a powerlifting coach.

When Is the Right Time To Hire a Coach?

Not sure if it's the right time to hire a powerlifting coach? Maybe you're contemplating if this is a necessity at all. In his latest article, elite powerlifter Rob Hall outlines how to know when it's time to pull the trigger on a coach.

Stefi Cohen reveals how she optimizes her routines and habits

Optimizing Routines and Habits with Animal Pak

Stefi Cohen has been cranking it during her new boxing endeavor that has her training rigorously throughout the day. With energy expenditure at an all time high and meals finely tuned in, she relies on Animal Pak to fill her nutritional gaps and give her the support she needs.

Powerlifter Rob Hall talks Fear

Fear

When you look around and see casuals training at the gym, the word "fear" isn't even in their repertoire of emotions. They're there to have a good lift, exercise, and feel good. What if you're training to become the real deal and you’re under hundreds or even thousands of pounds of weight that could kill you? Your mind changes and your attitude adjusts. Rob Hall covers this different mentality in his latest article.

Powerlifter Rob Hall shares tips for improving your squat, bench, and deadlift

Squat, Bench, and Deadlift (SBD) Tips

Plateaus happen to everyone in the lifting game. Can't avoid them. This is particularly true in powerlifting when you feel like you hit a wall with your squat, bench, or deadlift. How do you get past it? Rob Hall tells you how to break through.