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Powerlifter Thoughts On Strongman

I’m a Professional Powerlifter. These Are My Thoughts On Strongman

Editor's Note: This article was updated on December 5th to reflect changes made in regard to the World's Strongest Man air dates and Strongwoman on the main stage at the Arnold Classic.In the prior installments of this series, I...
Hafthor Bjornsson Squats a 485kg PR

Hafthor Bjornsson Hits 980 lb Squat PR, Closes Gap to 1,000 lbs

Another week, another Hafthor Bjornsson lifting PR. Over the last month, you've probably seen a lot of articles on our site covering Bjornsson's heavy singles, and that's for good reason. Yes, the 2018 World's Strongest Man is crazy strong,...
Thor Bjornsson bench press PR

Thor Bjornsson PRs His Bench Press With 245 Kilograms, 2 Weeks Out From Powerlifting...

Hafthor Bjornsson, the reigning World’s Strongest Man™, is a very strong man. This strong man is best known for strongman, the sport that in addition to lifting heavy barbells requires loaded carries, flipping kegs, log lifts, plus a lot...
thor bjornsson 400kg deadlift

Thor Bjornsson Pulls Two “Easy” 400kg Deadlifts Training for His Powerlifting Debut

No wrist straps, no suit, just old-fashioned raw powerlifting. He’s of course wearing a weightlifting belt but nonetheless, this is a remarkably smooth 400-kilogram (881.8-ound) deadlift from Hafthor Bjornsson. (Fueled, as is often the case, by a hefty huff...
Strongman Dumbbell Press

Four Surefire Ways to Derail Your Strongman Season

Most people who stay in this sport for more than one year are often hyper-competitive and dream of winning a pro card one day. While this will actually come true for a select few, the odds are stacked against...
Hafthor Bjornsson Powerlifting Bench Press

Hafthor Bjornsson Bench Presses 235kg Doubles In Prep for Powerlifting Meet

As we head towards the end of November, we're left with only two weeks until the 2018 World's Strongest Man Hafthor Bjornsson competes in his highly powerlifting meet. Bjornsson will be competing in a meet titled Thor’s Powerlifting Challenge, which...
Strongman Brian Shaw Bends Frying Pans

Watch Strongman Brian Shaw Bend Multiple Types of Frying Pans

Love the sport of strongman? Love Brian Shaw and Jujimufu? Well, if you love all of those things, then you're in luck. In Jon "Jujimufu" Call's latest YouTube video series, him and Tom Boyden invited 4x World's Strongest Man...
Strongman Eddie Hall Responds to Photoshop Claims

Strongman Eddie Hall Responds to Photoshop Claims

Yesterday, professional strongman Eddie Hall posted an Instagram video in response to last week's claims of him photoshopping his weight loss progress. The claims came from YouTube channels where a few personalities drew attention to potential "warping" around certain...
Log Viper Press

The Underutilized Strongman Movement: Log Viper Press

When the average Joes and Janes think of strongman competitions there are events that always jump to mind, “Oh, it’s the competition where guys and gals flip cars, pull trucks, lift rocks, and press logs.” Yes, these are all staples of...
Hafthor Bjornsson Set to Compete In Powerlifting

Hafthor Bjornsson Is Competing In Powerlifting, What Will He Total?

Believe us, we had to read this headline twice, too. Not because of us doubting the subject at hand, but because we're so dang excited. Hafthor Bjornsson will be competing in a full powerlifting meet on December 15th. This...

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Dylan Cooper Clean & Jerks 300 lbs While Solving a Rubik’s...

If this title didn't catch your attention, then I don't know what it's going to take. Dylan Cooper, 105kg weightlifter out of California Strength,...

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