Training

Battle of the World’s Strongest?! Will Eddie Hall Fight Hafthor Bjornsson?

By Jonathan Salmon Generation Iron Eddie Hall vs Hafthor Bjornsson in a boxing match?! In the world of strength competitions performance is king. Whether it’s a powerlifter smashing through the three classic exercises of the bench press, deadlift, and squat or the bodybuilder stepping on stage and presenting the hard work he’s put in at the gym …
Nutrition

Carbohydrates and Barbell Training

by Robert Santana, MS, RD, SSC Starting Strength Carbohydrates are perhaps the most misunderstood macronutrient. If I had to be a macronutrient, I’d probably be a carbohydrate. Since I am not, I’ll settle for being an author who defends their honor, palatability, and function in human physiology. The term carbohydrate originates from the root word carbo-, denoting carbon, and …