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Watch Devon Larratt’s Conditioning Session With Strongman Laurence Shahlaei Ahead of Hafthor Björnsson Fight
The highly anticipated boxing match between 2018 World's Strongest Man (WSM) champion Hafthor "The Mountain" Björnsson and Canadian arm-wrestler Devon Larratt is fast approaching. On Sept. 18, 2021, those two heavyweights will step into the squared circle in Dubai, UAE,...Read more
When it’s time to pull heavy weight, your options include two very different pieces of equipment – the trap bar and the barbell. Both implements are meant to be loaded up with plates and help you build strength. But when...Read more
You did not hear it here first, but it bears repeating: train your legs. Leg day can be a painful, DOMS-inducing experience, but ignoring your lower half also robs the body of more muscle, enhanced movement, and increased calorie burn....Read more
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