The History of Weightlifting

The History of Weightlifting and Strength Training

When you think of weightlifting, you probably think of heavy barbells, crazy training schedules, and indoor spaces filled with a wide variety of equipment. Strength training has come a long way from its prehistoric roots.  In the early days, crowds gathered in Greek Coliseums to watch men compete in strength training competitions. Today, many people

The History of the Kettlebell

The History of the Kettlebell

The History of the Kettlebell If you are interested in strength training, then you are probably familiar with the kettlebell and its benefits in weight training. But, have you ever wondered about its history, and how it became a popular form of strength training? No? Well then read on to learn more about this efficient

A Brief History of the Barbell

A Brief History of the Barbell

While most professional gyms are filled with many different kinds of specialized and technical machinery, there is a more simple object that they all tend to have in common: a barbell. This humble piece of gym equipment is really just a metal bar with weights on each end, but it is a key piece necessary