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Yessica Martinez: Beauty and Brawn

Yessica Martinez: Beauty and Brawn

At Strength Advocate, we celebrate the aesthetics, art, and beauty of strength culture–and powerlifter and strongman competitor Yessica Martinez certainly represents these traits.  Having recently…

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January 2016

January 2016

Strength Advocate will continue on, but not in its current form.  Instead of the online magazine all of you have come to know, Strength Advocate…

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December 2015

December 2015

Thanks to the tireless efforts of our co-founder and originating developer, Cynthia Coffield has fully restored the Strength Advocate site.  For those who missed the…

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Hill Sprints: An Uphill Battle Worth Fighting

Hill Sprints: An Uphill Battle Worth Fighting

Analogous to having a five tool hitter implanted on a baseball team’s postseason roster, hill sprints provide athletes and lifters unequivocal versatility. Before the benefits…

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The strength of grace - Alana Andrews Pictorial

The strength of grace – Alana Andrews Pictorial

Down under, our favorite ballerina / powerlifter is recovering from an injury, and while we understand the frustration of recovery time, the recent news that…

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Alberto Del Rio - When wrestling gets political

Alberto Del Rio – When wrestling gets political

There may be many motivations behind the surprise return of Alberto Del Rio to the WWE. A dwindling roster, or the lack of top Latino…

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A Forgotten Favorite - One-Arm Dumbbell Table Curls

A Forgotten Favorite – One-Arm Dumbbell Table Curls

For great arm development, we have to think past just modern-age, glossy muscle mags; these sources have some value, but so do the classics. Let’s…

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November 2015

November 2015

Your magazine for strength culture had an amazing month in October.  First, we had the incredible opportunity to publish our interview with Olympic Athlete and…

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Be a Chef Not a Cook: Creating the Perfect Training Program

Be a Chef Not a Cook: Creating the Perfect Training Program

There is a big difference between the line cook at the local breakfast joint and a chef. The cook follows a recipe; throwing some eggs,…

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It's about more than lifting: The Yessica Martinez Interview

It’s about more than lifting: The Yessica Martinez Interview

We came across Yessica Martinez on the powerlifting circuit and through her sponsor EliteFTS, and needless to say she stood out to us immediately.  Yessica’s…

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