Strongman

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...

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...

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...

Long Day of Sitting? Try These 8 Stretches to Unlock Your Hips

We’re not going to bore you with all the stats and scary science about how sitting is the new smoking and sitting is killing you why are you sitting right now buy a treadmill desk already. But every strength athlete...

Hafthor Bjornsson’s Heavy Bubbles Is the Strongest April Fools’ Prank Yet

The fitness industry is known for some bad - BAD - April Fools' Day pranks, but we've finally seen one that gets our laugh (and click). Strongman competitor, actor, and Icelandic good guy Hafthor Bjornsson today announced a new line...

A Massive Amount of Quality Strongman: Watch the Full Arnold Classic Africa

Outside of a handful of events — the Arnold Classic in Ohio, World's Strongest Man, Giants Live, and a scant few others — most of the major pro strongman competitions can come up short in terms of video covereage...

Jerry Pritchett With the Easiest 900+ Deadlift You’ll Ever See

The question "Would strongman competitors make great powerlifters?" is finally getting answered lift-by-lift, and records are falling as a result. This beautiful lift by World's Strongest Man finalist and Arnold Strongman Class athlete Jerry Pritchett may be telling of...

4 Reasons Why Every Lifter Can Benefit from Unilateral Training

Regardless of sport, research suggests most athletes can benefit immensely from adding unilateral training into their current training routine. Often, training regimens include a slew of bilateral movements, such as; barbell squats, deadlifts, presses, rows, snatches, and cleans, just to...

Faster, Fitter, Stronger: How Sled Pushes and Pulls Will Change Your Strongman Game

Push/pull is a concept that has been a standard in weight training programs for decades. Doing press type work (bench, dips, overhead, etc.) one day and then pulling the next (deadlifts, rows, chins etc.) is popular with trainers and...

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Is Arching in the Bench Press Unsafe or “Cheating?”

The arch used by lifters, often powerlifters, during the bench press tends to always cause a little controversy. In reality, the controversy typically spurs from comments...

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