Strongman

Bodyweight Training for Strongman Athletes

We all get into lifting for different reasons. But for many it’s for the looks, whether that’s improving the look of their body or the desire to do impressive looking physical feats. How many started CrossFit after watching Mat...

Romanian Deadlift vs Stiff Leg Deadlift – Differences and Hamstring Benefits

These two deadlifting variations are commonly used as synonyms for one another in many weightlifting, powerlifting, and functional fitness programs, despite there being some key differences between the two lifts. At face value, both movements are used to target lower back strength, teach...
Best Booty Shorts

Best Booty Shorts

Comfort. Fit. Material. Look. There are a lot of factors to consider when looking for a new pair of booty shorts. But how do you find the BEST booty shorts — for you? Fortunately, plenty of athletes have faced the...

Fake Strongmen Prank Several Morning News Shows

“It’s working your delts, your tris, your plaps, all your major chest muscle groups. “ Comedians Joe Pickett and Nick Prueher, under the extremely fake names of Chop and Steele, came up with a plan: invent a charity, invent a...
Rehband 7mm Knee Sleeves Review

Rehband 7mm Knee Sleeves Review

Rehband is one of the most well-known brands of compression training gear. Their products range from neoprene knee sleeves (5-7mm in thickness) and elbow sleeves to shoulder braces and other compression-based training tools for athletes of nearly every sport. I...
KT Tape Pro Synthetic Review

KT Pro Synthetic Kinesiology Tape Review – Does It Work?

KT tape is one of the most established kinesiology tape producers, offering numerous products in varying colors, designs and materials. In this article we will be reviewing the Pro Synthetic version of kinesiology tape by KT Tape, designed for enhanced...

3 “Oddball” Events We Need Back in Strongman

While strongman has come a long way over the past several decades, there are a few events that have fallen out of popularity. In this article, I argue for their re-introduction in competition. Fridge Carry In the old Fridge Carry event,...

The Strength Athlete’s Guide to Building, Strengthening, and Caring for Your Posterior Chain

The posterior chain is a fancy name for the the muscles on the back of the body. Your Traps, Rear Deltoids, Lats, Spinal Erectors, Glutes, and Hamstrings are the engine that drive your athletic movement. A better understanding of how...

Does the Ketogenic Diet Work for Strength Training?

If you haven’t seen it thrown around Reddit, you might have heard it ballyhooed by a gym bro: ketosis just works, bro! You get to eat all the bacon and cream you can stomach, shred fat, maintain muscle, and still...

105kg Strongman Rob Kearney Split Jerks a 207kg Log

Rob Kearney is a professional strongman athlete who competes in the 105kg (231 lb) middleweight division. He's been competing professionally now for four years and continues to prove to everyone just how strong he is. His lifts rival some of those in...

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An Introduction to Programming for Strongman (Part 1 of 3)

Without a doubt, Strongman is the most difficult weight discipline to program correctly. There are so many variations on a theme that you can...

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