949 Powerlifting (Lebanon, IL)
Sep19

949 Powerlifting (Lebanon, IL)

Cody Courter was sick of powerlifters like himself being kicked out or mocked at commercial gyms for being too loud, grunting or using chalk. So, Courter took his passion of fitness to the next level and opened 949 Powerlifting in Lebanon, IL. Most reading this will have no idea where Lebanon, IL is and we can’t blame you. For the record, its part of the Greatest St. Louis metropolitan area in Southern Illinois and home to...

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Brady Stewart Punches Ticket to 2020 IBF World Bench Press Championships
Sep17

Brady Stewart Punches Ticket to 2020 IBF World Bench Press Championships

Body-Solid blog readers should know plenty about Brady Stewart, one of the most prolific bench press champions in United States history. Stewart is also an avid user of Body-Solid products including our DLAT-SF Lat & Mid Row Machine and LVIP Leverage Incline Press. Earlier this month, Stewart won his sixth Open US National Championship with a 771 lb (350 kg.) bench press! Watch a video of the lift below: View this post on...

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How Fitness Drives & Motivates Bobby Allen to Help Others
Sep10

How Fitness Drives & Motivates Bobby Allen to Help Others

Bobby Allen began his fitness journey like most as curiosity in fitness eventually evolved into a passion and now a life focused on fitness. “I worked out since middle school and have always been fascinated with the process of transformation,” said Allen. When Allen got married, he surprisingly found a new passion and drive for fitness. “I competed in one bodybuilding show in my early 20s and didn’t do another...

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Product Feature: Body-Solid Tools KBX Training Kettlebells
Aug27

Product Feature: Body-Solid Tools KBX Training Kettlebells

Body-Solid Tools KBX Training Kettlebells are built with durability and performance in mind and feature a matte black chip-resistant powder-coated finish providing superior grip during strenuous workouts. Body-Solid Tools KBX Training Kettlebells are manufactured with a state-of-the-art single-cast gravity casting process offering much higher quality than competitive sand-casted kettlebells. This gravity casting process guarantees...

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Thomas Hill & Next Level Fitness (Edmond, Oklahoma)
Jul24

Thomas Hill & Next Level Fitness (Edmond, Oklahoma)

Thomas Hill Next Level Fitness Before July 23, 2016, Thomas Hill was just like any other fitness trainer. With over 25 years experience in personal training, certifications from ISSA and other organizations and even his own facility: Next Level Fitness in Edmond, Oklahoma. However, on the morning of July 23, 2016, everything in Hill’s life changed. On his way to train clients at 5:00 a.m. Hill was involved in a freak one-car...

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8 Power Rack Exercises You Should Start Doing Today!
Apr24

8 Power Rack Exercises You Should Start Doing Today!

This is a guest post from James Cousins of Smart Fitness Results. Introduction Besides dumbells, barbells, and plates, a power rack is one of the essential pieces of equipment any gym can have. Power cage, as it is also known, allows you to exercise safely, while performing heavy compound free-weight exercises, even without a spotter. In this article, we will talk about the best power rack exercises you can do, to fully utilize...

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