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Competition Tips for the Traveling Strongman

Strongman is becoming popular, really popular. More and more gyms are offering strongman equipment for their members, leading to more folks looking to test their strength and ultimately more competitions themselves. In short, throw a stone on any given...

Dropping Weight in Strongman: How to Cut Pounds and Build Strength

Strongman. The word alone conjures the image of man: tall, muscular, and larger than life. The character that the World’s Strongest Man contest has created is most likely the only one people think exists, but we know there is...

Brian Shaw’s Home Gym Has 10 Kinds of Barbells

"This is where all the World’s Strongest Man titles are earned." Four-time World's Strongest Man and consumer of 12,000 daily calories Brian Shaw has invited viewers into his densely-packed home gym in a new YouTube video from the supplement company iSatori. In...

Trailer: Watch Hafthor Bjornsson Play an Evil Boxer in “Kickboxer: Retaliation”

World’s Strongest Man runner-up Hafthor Bjornsson’s has added another role to his acting resume in a sequel to the classic 1980s Jean-Claude Van Damme movie, Kickboxer.  After four direct-to-DVD sequels, the series was rebooted last year with Kickboxer: Vengeance,  a movie...

Official Strongman Announces New Online Qualifier (and Path to World’s Strongest Man)

Official Strongman made an announcement a few days ago that left every aspiring strongman and woman looking at flights to North Carolina. This news that has caused waves in the strength world is that they will be hosting —...

7 Benefits of Farmer’s Walks

The farmer's walk is about as simple as an exercise/movement can get. That being said, the benefits of this movement are anything but simple, many of which can be amplified by the lifter's ability to lift heavier loads or...

Celebrating America’s 5 World’s Strongest Man Winners

In the Revolutionary War, Americans proved they were of strong resolve and conviction… but did they even lift? As you toast to our independence, remember these five exceptional Americans who proved to the world our citizens are not merely tough,...

Back Squat Ultimate Guide – Proper Form and Muscles Worked

By now nearly everyone knows that they should be squatting in some capacity. Regardless of fitness level, sport, and aspirations, squats are a critical component to optimal health and fitness. When determining which squat style one should embrace we...

Hafthor Bjornsson Denies Accusations of Domestic Violence

Strongman and actor Hafthor Bjornsson’s career and personal life are in flux after he was accused of domestic violence by two former girlfriends. Three times in six months, police were called to Bjornsson's Iceland home in response to domestic disturbances....

3 Moves that Break Through Strongman Sticking Points

The strongman is the most diverse strength athlete on the planet. The best in the world can press, pull, and load stones at bone crushing weights all while being athletic and in great anaerobic condition. Getting all this done...

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Cable Pull Through vs. Kettlebell Swing – Differences and Benefits

Two very similar looking, yet distinct movements to target the glutes, hamstrings, and complete posterior chain are the cable pull through and kettlebell swing....

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