Thor Bjornsson

Who Can Beat Eddie Hall’s 500kg Deadlift Record? (A Short List)

“Doctors and scientists said breaking the four-minute mile was impossible, that one would die in the attempt. Thus, when I got up from the track after collapsing at the finish line, I figured I was dead.” These are the...
Thor Bjornsson 2018 WSM

Eddie Hall: “(Thor) Only Won This Year Because I Wasn’t In It”

If you read a lot of strongman news, at this point you’ve probably come to the conclusion that the perpetual rivalry between 2017 World’s Strongest Man Eddie Hall and 2018 World’s Strongest Man Hafthor Bjornsson is friendly fun, a...
Athlete Thor Bjornsson

The 5 Best 2018 World’s Strongest Man Moments (Official Footage!)

Fans hungry for official footage of this year’s World’s Strongest Man competition need wait no longer, because we’ve got some exclusive footage directly from our sources at WSM.After its conclusion in May, we posted a roundup of the top...
Hafthor Bjornsson 29 squats

Throwback: Thor Bjornsson Squats 200kg for 29 Grueling Reps

Hafthor Bjornsson has had a hell of a year, what with becoming the first person to win Europe’s Strongest Man, the Arnold Strongman Classic, and World’s Strongest Man in the same year. (The same three-month time span, actually.)Given the...
Mark Haydock Sets Dinnie Stones World Record.

Only a Handful of Men Have Ever Lifted the Incredibly Heavy Dinnie Stones

What truly defines a legendary strength athlete? Often times, it's the fact that these athletes were years beyond their time when it comes to lifting, competition, and fitness knowledge. And in my opinion, another attribute to being a legend...
An athlete performing a back squat

What’s the Difference Between Knee Wraps and Knee Sleeves?

Our fitness gear wish list is as long as Mat Fraser’s Fran time is short. Can you blame us? There’s no shortage of high-tech gear promising to help us move, sweat, and recover better. Some trends (like knee-length compression...
Brian Shaw burrito

How Fast Can Strongman Brian Shaw Eat a 7-Pound Burrito?

His Instagram may not be quite as popular as one-time World’s Strongest Man winner Hafthor Bjornsson, but four-time World’s Strongest Man Brian Shaw has his YouTube game on point.His channel Shaw Strength has a solid 150,000 subscribers and he...

Dynamic Warm-Up for Squats

Many coaches and lifters devote a large amount of their training to squatting. Despite the wide amounts of squat mobility and flexibility routines, activation exercises, and squat therapy resources available to readers, there has not been a large number...
A plate of grass fed beef and potatoes

Foods Every Strongman Athlete Should Eat

In addition to being a strength and conditioning coach I hold a certification in Sports Nutrition as well. To help the athletes I work with, I combine my knowledge from both fields. Together they create synergy making them more...
Zydrunas Savickas Old School Powerlifting.

Throwback to Zydrunas Savickas’ Epic Powerlifting Performance

Over the last four days, legendary Lithuanian strongman Zydrunas Savickas has shared some old school powerlifting videos on his Instagram page.Savickas is known worldwide for being an extremely accomplished professional strongman athlete. Throughout his career, Savickas has won the...


3 Reasons Why Strongman Athletes Can Benefit From Weightlifting

Something interesting that I’ve noticed over the past four years coaching strength athletes is the complete lack of competitive strongman athletes using the Olympic...

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