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Here’s what we’ve got for you today:

  • High-protein dessert recipes from Will Tennyson

  • A personal trainer’s take on biking vs. walking

  • Rob Kearney to retire after the 2024 WSM

Nutrition

Dessert Gainz

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If there is one thing every dieter misses, it’s dessert. A sweet treat can brighten your whole day, but it can also drag your weight loss into the endless morass of stagnation. Luckily, fitness influencer Will Tennyson exists, and he may have the answers to all your cravings. 

In a recent YouTube video, Tennyson listed three high-protein desserts that will keep your fitness goals on track and keep you coming back to the kitchen for more. By using your favorite protein powders and subbing some classic baking ingredients with lower-calorie fillers, you can satiate your body’s desire for a treat while hitting your macros. 

Not buying it? Try Tennyson’s recipe for French toast bagels and see how quickly it takes you to eat your words (and the bagel). There is a whole world of fit-friendly flavors out there, so go ahead and get started.

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Cardio

Pick a Lane

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Biking and walking are two of the most convenient ways for modern-day humans to exercise in their free time. Both offer easy and affordable indoor machine setups and allow anyone with good weather to get out and breathe in some fresh air.

In the article below, we dive headfirst into a detailed explanation of the good, the bad, and the ugly when it comes to picking cycling or walking as your low-impact cardio of choice.

There probably isn’t a bad option to be had when you decide to get up off the couch and move around, but there are always gradients within the decision tree. Time, equipment, health, and long- and short-term goals contribute to your choices. Don’t lock up with paralysis by analysis — instead, weigh the factors closely that pertain to your life and hit the road, garage, or gym.

Strongman

One Last Hurrah 

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Rob Kearney, accomplished international strongman and self-proclaimed “World’s Strongest Gay,” announced his upcoming retirement from the sport following this year’s iteration of the World’s Strongest Man.

Undersized at 5’10” in a land of giants, Kearney has nonetheless built a reputation as one of the best in the world at events like the log press and yoke carry. Having been placed in extra-difficult pools in previous years, he hopes he can make the WSM Finals in his last all-out bid to make his mark on the sport.

Kearney’s retirement gives us a good chance to celebrate his career and look forward to the future.

Everything Else

Of Lats and Men

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  • Who is going to win the 2024 World’s Strongest Man? Check out the latest episode of Strength Weekly to get our predictions.

  • It can be so easy to saunter up to the lat pulldown machine, toss in your earbuds, and just get absolutely nothing done. Start making the most of your lat pulldown time with these tips, tricks, and variations.

  • IFBB pro Hunter Labrada proves that bodybuilding isn’t all about machines and doing iso-holds in a string tank top. In this article, learn how to get the most out of your Romanian deadlifts with tips from Labrada.