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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Integrating Landmine Attachments Into Your Tabata Training
Jul03

Integrating Landmine Attachments Into Your Tabata Training

We here at Body-Solid are huge fans of Dr. Jim Stoppani. For those who don’t know about Stoppani, he’s a legit doctor, a Ph.D., and a leading authority on exercise science, sports nutrition, and supplementation. Stoppani has used Body-Solid equipment in his gyms over the last two decades and continues to do so today. In addition, Stoppani’s JYM ARMY Facebook Group is one of the largest and most engaging online...

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Powerline BSG10X Rated 8.9/10 by BarBend.com
Jan04

Powerline BSG10X Rated 8.9/10 by BarBend.com

Fitness website BarBend.com recently reviewed the Powerline BSG10X, giving the space-efficient home gym glowing remarks: “Versatile, compact, and easy to use.”  The BSG10X received a cumulative score of 8.9 out of 10 from BarBend with pros of the machine being compact size and fairly versatile for body part specific training, 160 lb starting weight stack and solid 10-year warranty on the frame. In individual categories,...

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CrossFit Chanhassen: Hexagon Rig Installation
Nov29

CrossFit Chanhassen: Hexagon Rig Installation

Chanhassen, Minnesota, a Minneapolis suburb located just 40 minutes away from Minnesota’s capital of St. Paul, is known as one of America’s best places to live (#2 in 2009 and #4th in 2013 per Money Magazine). You may know the name of the city as one of its largest property owners—musician Prince—once called it home. One of the hidden gems of the city, however, is CrossFit Chanhassen—a massive training facility...

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Featured Facility: Power Athletics (St. Charles & Charlestowne Mall)
Nov03

Featured Facility: Power Athletics (St. Charles & Charlestowne Mall)

Tucked away in the corner of St. Charles, Illinois’ Charlestowne Mall—a mall struggling for an identity in today’s economy—is a 10,000 square foot fitness sanctuary: Power Athletics. Finally got the new sign for the front of the gym! This sign changes 10 colors at different speeds. #Powerathleticsllc A video posted by Power Athletics LLC (@powerathleticsllc) on Nov 20, 2015 at 4:26pm PST Power Athletics opened its doors a...

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