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The Most Important Strongman Event…Ever?

Something unbelievable is happening, and in one way or another you need to be a part of it. December 15 - 17 are the crucial dates for the future of strongman. The Dorton Arena in Raleigh, North Carolina will...

Watch 4x World’s Strongest Man Brian Shaw Try On Lululemon Clothes

Have you ever worn trendy athletic apparel before? If so, then you can probably sympathize with the fact that while some companies make their clothes out of quality material, they don't always make their line fit for, let's say,...

Eddie Hall Breaks the Partial Deadlift World Record With 536 Kilograms

He may have said he was retiring from World’s Strongest Man, but it looks like Eddie Hall hasn’t retired from smashing world records. The British behemoth recently made a partial deadlift of 536 kilograms (1,181.7 pounds) with wrist straps,...

The History of the Deadlift: How Did This Lift Become So Popular?

The deadlift is the simplest of the compounds, yet it's one of the most rewarding to perform. There's something about the grit and tenacity that comes with picking up a dead heavy weight from the ground; it's instinctual and...

Is Strongman Terry Hollands the World’s Strongest Bodybuilder?

Veteran strongman Terry Hollands may take his newly sculpted physique out for a foray into the bodybuilding world. “…if I can get the dates to fall right next year, I think I'll get on stage at some point. Me...

How This Strongman Became a Wife Carrying Champion

In 2016, New England strongman Elliot Storey and his wife Giana became the North American champions in the unusual sport of wife carrying, a race that's part obstacle course, part strongman, and part bonding exercise. In 2017, he returned...

How 7 Elite Powerlifters and Weightlifters Warm Up for Squats

Every body is different, and the warmup that's perfect for one athlete can = be subpar for others. As one of the most challenging movements the body can perform, there are a lot of ways people approach the back squat,...

Hafthor Bjornsson Squats 925 lbs, Another Step Closer to 1,000+

Hafthor "Thor" Bjornsson is currently on a war path. Over the last few months, Bjornsson has been gunning for a 455kg (1,003 lb) squat. It all started on October 4th in one of his Instagram post's descriptions. In his October...

Jerry Pritchett Wins the 2017 America’s Strongest Man

Jerry Pritchett has taken first place in America’s Strongest Man, a two-day event that took place in his hometown of Phoenix, Arizona this past weekend. He finished with 32 points, three points ahead of second place finisher and 2014...

Professional Strongman Brian Shaw Lifts an Investor On Dragons’ Den

Professional strongman Brian Shaw recently made an appearance on Dragons' Den, and to no surprise, he wowed the judges with his size and strength. If you're new to Dragons' Den, it's similar to the hit show "Shark Tank" and...

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17.1 Deadline Extended and Jacob Heppner Withdraws From Open

The Reebok CrossFit® Open is in full swing as workout 17.1 - the first workout of the Open - was released last Thursday. This workout...

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