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Eddie Hall Weight Loss

Eddie Hall Is Losing Almost 2 Pounds Per Week — Will He Do Bodybuilding?

Eddie Hall is in the middle of some aggressive fat loss but then again, how else would Eddie Hall lose weight? The man famous for his iron will and his still unbroken 500-kilogram deadlift world record has been shedding body...
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Pain, Grit, and Power: The Strongest Americans You Don’t Know

One year ago, Sean Demarinis was facing a very hard time walking, let alone carrying a 900 lb yoke. During the last event of America’s Strongest Man 2017, he had suffered a potentially career-ending injury, while attempting to load...

10 Shoulder Press Variations to Build Upper Body Strength

The shoulder press is a movement used by most strength, power, and fitness athletes to increase overhead strength, pressing abilities, and add significant size and strength to the shoulders (and upper chest, traps, and triceps). The shoulder press has...
Brian Shaw Kickboxer Retaliation

10 Strength Athletes You Didn’t Realize Were in Movies

When you think about strength athletes that act, you probably think of the reigning World's Strongest Man™ Hafthor Bjornsson's role as The Mountain on Game of Thrones. Beyond that, well... athletes who make the leap to movies are typically bodybuilders or super...
Martin Tye 500kg deadlift

Martin Tye Deadlifts a Record 500kg to Win World’s Strongest Disabled Man

When you hear “500-kilogram deadlift” you probably think of 2018’s World’s Strongest Man Eddie Hall, who became the first man to lift that weight in 2016. But he’s not the only person to hold 500 kilos in his hands...
Iron Biby Breaks Standing Human Shoulder Press Guinness World Record

Strongman Iron Biby Breaks Human Shoulder Press World Record

There are few things better than starting your day by watching a professional strongman athlete smash a Guinness World Record. The latest strongman to stake his claim in the Guinness Worlds Records book is Canadian strongman Cheick “Iron Biby” Sanou. Yesterday,...
Strongman Hafthor Bjornsson Sets New Weight Over Bar World Record

Hafthor Bjornsson Breaks Another Weight Over Bar World Record

Over the weekend, the 153rd Scottish Highland Gathering and Games took place in Pleasanton, California. Every year, the Games bring thousands of event-goers together to celebrate a weekend of heritage and sport. One of the special events and guests to...
Thor Bjornsson KFC

Thor Bjornsson Is Colonel Sanders In This Bizarre KFC Commercial

Out of nowhere KFC’s marketing has started leaning heavily toward strength sports, and we’re pretty happy about it. This week the fried chicken giant released this absurd promo video starring 2018’s World’s Strongest Man Hafthor Bjornsson as “The Double...
Strongwoman Leigh Holland-Keen Becomes Second Woman to Lifts Dinnie Stones

Leigh Holland-Keen Becomes Second Woman Ever to Lift Dinnie Stones

It's not everyday that we get to cover a legendary strength feat that's literally only been performed a handful of times over its decades of existence. Luckily for us and yourselves, today is one those days. Australian strength athlete...
Terry Todd squat

Terry Todd, the Unofficial Historian of Strength Sports, Dies at 80

Strength sports have suffered a great loss with the passing of Terry Todd, who passed away at 80 years old. Todd was incomparably influential in the world of strength, helping to both legitimize and popularize strength sports as an athletic...

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Does German Volume Training Get You Strong, Or Just Big?

It’s incredibly common to hear bodybuilders and strength athletes ask the question, “What’s the fastest way to pack on as much muscle as possible?” Newbies,...

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