Author: Christo Bland

Christo Bland
Christo Bland is a Strongman, Ultra Distance Runner and general movement addict from York, England. Christo has worked closely with many of the Strongest Men & Women in the world during his time at Giants Live and Official Strongman. Since leaving the Giants fold, Christo has continued to write about and experiment with ways of improving performance, both on himself and on his athletes. He trains and coaches at Dominus Gym in York, England.

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