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Video: It's a lot of freaking weight. The stress test on this cheap Olympic bar reveals that the straight metal bar can lift an immeasurable amount of weight before it buckles and permanently bends itself out of shape. When it's just lifting normal plates and the like, Beyond the Press counted nearly 680kg of weight without the bar breaking.

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Calories consumed minus calories burned: it's the simple formula for weight loss or gain. But dieters often find that it doesn't work. The calorie is broken — and this is why.

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A new American company that makes the strongest tents on Everest has just launched this new line for backpackers. They're as light as anything else out there, but much stronger, much more livable and, believe it or not, cheaper too. We took one up the highest mountain in the lower 48.

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Meet my new favourite backpack. At 48 litres, the REI Traverse is just the right size for shorter trips, secures its load so tight that it's silent, makes room for oddly-shaped equipment and provides ample airflow across your back. All that for just $250.

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With the ability to automatically switch between spot and flood depending on where you're looking and also automatically adjust light output according to the distance that needs illuminating, this smart headlamp from Petzl is the first of its kind. Is it worth its $149 asking price?

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Earlier this year we told you about a new generation of tents that are ditching the traditional domes and triangles for an all-new shape: cubes. And man, you guys found some flaws in that idea. Will the roof pool rain or the sides collapse in high wind? We took one backpacking in Yosemite to find out.