Strongman

World’s Strongest Man Announces Final Location and Dates for 2018 Contest

After two years in Botswana, the World's Strongest Man contest is headed to Manila. In a recent Facebook post, the presenters announced the annual competition would be headed back to Asia for the first time since 2015, when the...

How to Train Your Grip for Strongman

Our hands are one of the major traits we possess that separates us from other primates. They come with a high level of dexterity and control that allows us to make incredible tools by hand, draw, weave, and perform...

How Iron Biby Found and Used Strength to Overcome Childhood Bullying

A recent BBC News story covered the story of strongman athlete Cheick Ahmed al-Hassan Sanou, or "Iron Biby" as he's known to many and social media. In their story, they write about Sanou's upbringing, the struggles he had early on...

The Viking Press: How to Perform and Include Them In Your Workouts

The Viking Press is a Strongman Competition lift that has slowly been gaining popularity in general strength-training circles. It is often used in major competitions in a format that is contested with either max weight, or by completing as...

Eddie Hall Wins 5th Straight Britain’s Strongest Man

Over the weekend, Eddie Hall took home his 5th straight title at the 2018 Britain's Strongest Man. This year's contest was held on January 27th in Sheffield, a borough in South Yorkshire, England. Many had predicted Hall to take home...

These Are the (Tentative) Events for the 2018 World’s Strongest Man

We're still not sure when the 2018 World's Strongest Man competition will be held — we don't even know for sure where it will be held — but news has broken with details regarding the events at this year's contest. When BarBend...

Martins Licis and Jujimufu Try Strongman’s Most Brutal Grip Exercises

Very strong YouTube personality Jon “Jujimufu” Call met up with strongman Martins Licis — currently ranked as the fourth strongest man on Earth by the World's Strongest Man contest — to experiment with some of the more unusual grip...

Laurence Shahlaei Predicts Eddie Hall Will Win Britain’s Strongest Man

The 2016 Europe's Strongest Man winner and 9x World's Strongest Man competitor Laurence Shahlaei recently posted a YouTube video with his predictions for the 2018 Britain's Strongest Man competition. Unfortunately, Shahlaei won't be competing this year and had to...

Official Strongman Games 2017: A Photo Essay

Over two days in December, the greatest strongmen and strongwomen from across the globe met in Raleigh, North Carolina, at the Official Strongman Games. I had the honor of capturing images of these world class competitors push, pull, and...

How Can Desk Jockeys Compete Against Career Strongmen?

I work in a cubicle. To be fair, it’s a decent-sized cubicle with a window that looks out onto a forested area, but as I sit here trying to prepare for my upcoming strongman competitions, I can’t help but think...

MOST COMMENTED

Updated: Samantha Briggs and Mat Fraser Dominate CrossFit® Open Workout 17.4

Editor's note: An earlier version of this article stated that Travis Mayer won 17.4, but previously posted results were changed due to Travis Mayer...

Get Social With BarBend

49,783FansLike
61,817FollowersFollow
4,118FollowersFollow

POPULAR THIS WEEK