Strongman

More Protein: How Strength Athletes Can Save Time, Money, & Hassle on Nutrition

It’s a love hate relationship that anyone living the “Iron Life” is intimately familiar with. It evolves into an increasingly expensive, time consuming necessity that some never get the hang of while others seem to suffer though. It is...

Anderson Squat – How It Benefits Your Training

Squatting strength and performance is arguably one of the most vital attributes for strength, power, and functional fitness athletes. Often, athletes may find themselves and their squat performance becoming stagnant. Enter, the Anderson Squat. This squatting variation is a highly...

Are You Strong? Building Strength Standards Across Five Key Movements

When you see it you certainly know it, yet defining just what counts as strong is surprisingly tricky. When I first started lifting, I was pretty sure I knew what it meant to be strong. To me it was...

The Best and Worst Fitness Tips From Old-Timey Strongmen and Strongwomen

There's just something about old-timey strongmen and strongwomen. Their combination of physicality, mystery, showmanship, and flowery, grandiose language made their sport fresh, exciting, and romantic. In the Victorian era, the advent of photography, video, and more accessible international travel rejuvenated the role of the traveling...

2016 World’s Strongest Man Television Air Dates Announced

Thanksgiving is a time for food, family, and men performing crazy feats of strength. This year’s World’s Strongest Man competition has finally posted air dates. Unlike years in the past where air dates are usually in late December, we'll...

Eddie Hall Squats 759 lbs For 6 Reps With No Belt or Sleeves

Strongman Eddie Hall is known for a lot of things in the strength world, but in recent years, powerlifting hasn't been first and foremost among them...yet. In Hall’s most recent video, the British behemoth squats 345kg (759 lb) for six reps with no...

3 Total-Body Dumbbell Workouts Every Strength Athlete Should Do

We all know the importance of unilateral training, switching up modalities (barbells, kettlebells, dumbbells, bodyweight, etc), and how athletes can improve baseline fitness and general physical preparedness by integrating some varied training into their regiments. Dumbbell total-body sessions are...

The Best Holiday Gifts for the Strongman or Strongwoman in Your Life

It is always fun to give a gift that someone may appreciate and even better to give one that can improve their performance in their chosen sport. With strongman being a niche activity, most of your family and friends...

Brian Shaw Wins the 2016 America’s Strongest Man

This weekend, the America's Strongest Man competition took place in St. Louis, Missouri, and a familiar name emerged victorious in the heavyweight division: Brian Shaw Shaw won every event on his way to a resounding victory, scoring 30 out of a...

The Three Best Strongman Moves for Weightlifters

Tradition. It runs strong and deep in weightlifting. Many coaches have used the exact same exercises and programs for decades with great success. Experimentation is often frowned upon and hence avoided. It is foolish, though, to overlook an entire...

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USA’s Cheryl Haworth Awarded Youth World Record

On September 25th, the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) approved the creation of two new youth weight categories for women: 75KG (165lb) and 75+KG (over...

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