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We all have things we are good at, but there are few of us that have been so good at something that you broke a world record. Michael Eckert has mastered the pull-up and formerly broke the Guinness World Record with 50 pull-ups in one minute. Not only is Eckert a pull-up extraordinaire, but he...

Team USA weightlifter Kate Vibert has already made a name for herself in international competition. The 20-year old had a dominant 2018 that included her taking home first place at 2018 USAW Junior National Championships (63 kg) and 2018 USAW National Championships (69 kg). She set two world...

Article by Roger Wilson

Clean Beverages Going Into Sprouts and Marine Corps Exchange Stores Nationwide

Marissa Ierna was two weeks away from graduating high school, enjoying her summer, and preparing for college. Her world stopped when she was informed that she had stage 4 alveolar rhabdomyosarcoma, a rare form of soft tissue cancer that had wrapped itself around the bones and nerves of her right...

Our guest on the 29th episode of the Kill the Quit podcast is Megan Henry! Currently a member of Team USA Skeleton, Megan is in the process of making the 2020 USA Winter Olympic team. Not only is Megan an elite Skeleton athlete, but she is also an Army soldier. Mark Zinno and Megan discuss her...

Whether you work out a lot or not, you've likely heard about electrolytes and making sure to replenish them after a workout. Though they are regularly talked about, many people are uneducated on electrolytes. We're here to help you learn these special minerals. 

Carbohydrates energy is what usually keeps us going, but it is often spoken of in a bad light or forbidden in popular diet fads. Should you still eat carbs? What carbs should you eat? What do carbs even do? We take a look at those questions and more. 

The 28th episode of the Kill The Quit podcast should be covered in BBQ sauce and listened to low and slow because we're talking BBQ. This week's guest is Chad Ward, Traeger Grills Director of BBQ Marketing and Whiskey Bent BBQ Pit Master.  Host Mark Zinno chats with Chad about how Chad got his...

Soda has become a staple of the American diet and it's not doing us any favors. A 12 oz can of Coke has 39 grams of sugar. Drinking one 12 oz can of Coke is the equivalent of eating 4 Krispy Kreme donuts. It doesn't take a genius to realize that drinking these sugary beverages is not good for...

This week's episode of Kill the Quit features Todd Connor. Todd is the CEO and Founder of Bunker Labs and U.S. Navy veteran. Bunker Labs is a 501(c)(3) non-profit national network of veteran entrepreneurs dedicated to helping new veteran entrepreneurs start their own business.  Todd joined Mark...

Hunter Woodhall beat that odds. As a double amputee at a young age, he was told he wouldn't be able to walk. Hunter didn't let that hold him back from having a childhood centered around sports. His drive and relentlessness has led him to podiums across the world and now competing in the most...

Tim Crockett has plenty of experience out on the water, as he served in the Royal Marines Special Boat Service, but there's not much he could do to prepare for the challenge he's currently attempting. Crockett is currently rowing across the Atlantic Ocean, also known as the Talisker Whisky...

Conference championship weekend is over, the match-up has been set, and now all there's left to do is wait for February 3rd to roll around so we can watch the 53rd Super Bowl as the New England Patriots and the Los Angeles Rams battle it out for the Lombardi Trophy inside Mercedes Benz Stadium...

On the track, Chari Hawkins pretty much does it all. As a heptathlete, she competes in seven events, including 100-meter hurdles, high jump, shot put, 200-meter dash, long jump, javelin, and 800-meter run.

Caffeine is a stimulant (or drug)  that most of the world regularly uses. It comes in many forms but is mostly ingested through drinks like coffee, soda, tea, or energy drinks. 

With caffeine being so prevalent in some of the most popular drinks in the world, we thought it was worthwhile to...

Energy drinks are everywhere. They are one of the fastest growing beverage categories and have become an everyday product for many. Whether you need it to wake up in the morning, carry you through a long day or a late night, or help you amp up before a workout, the jolt of an energy drink is...

Jesse Iwuji isn't your typical NASCAR driver. It seems that most drivers have been racing from very young ages and have been dedicating their lives to racing. Jesse had two major commitments that occupied his focus before professional driving even became a reality: football and the Navy. 

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2019 Wodapalooza

by KILL CLIFF / January 14, 2019

Wodapalooza 2019 kicks off this weekend at Bayfront Park in sunny Miami, Florida! This four-day functional fitness festival (Jan 17-20) is the second sanctioned event of the CrossFit season and is the first event of 2019. 

Your body needs energy to reach it's potential. This isn't new scientific information. Regardless of what kind of exercise you're doing, having high energy levels can prevent you from premature muscle failure or exhaustion. A good choice of pre workout can give you an energy boost and delay...

Freddy Rodriguez lives in the same town as fallen Navy SEAL Lt. Michael Murphy. Murphy won the Medal of Honor for his courageous and brave act of exposing his body to a storm of gunfire in order to contact his headquarters to request assistance in a dire situation.  Though Rodriguez never served...

Harrison Maurus is just 18-years old and is dominating the weightlifting world. His clean & jerk at the World Weightlifting Championships in November 2018 set a new senior American record. The young record-setter is preparing himself for a 2020 Olympic run with Team USA. 

Megan Henry went from a collegiate field hockey player, to enlisting in the Army, to being a 2014 Winter Olympics hopeful in Skeleton within a few years. Her dedication to fitness and athletics makes this no shock. Her dedication to her athletic career was tested when she suffered a...

At a young age, David Taylor envisioned himself at the top of podiums. Dreams have become  reality as Taylor has asserted himself as one of the best wrestlers in the world. His first-place finish at the 2018 World Championship's proved that to be true. 

We talked with David about his childhood...

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