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Want Optimal Testosterone Levels? Eat More of This

Strength athletes and the fitness industry at large just cannot stop talking about testosterone. And why should they? Healthy testosterone levels are incredibly important, and not only for optimal strength, muscle mass, and body fat levels. (Read: sexiness.) It’s also coveted for its links...

Opinion: Why the 2017 World’s Strongest Man Controversies Are Overblown

Let me preface this with a spoiler alert: if you are one of the few people waiting until Christmas to find out who wins the 2017 World’s Strongest Man, stop reading now (and probably stay off the internet altogether). Editors...

Odd Haugen Talks Mas Wrestling Haters and Deadlifting 750 Pounds at 67 Years Old

The word "legend" gets thrown around a lot in the strongman world, but Odd Haugen's footprint on the sport is indelible. Raised in Norway and known for his monstrous grip strength, Haugen was crowned the Strongest Man in America in...

Donna Moore Wins the 2016 World’s Strongest Woman Contest

British strongwoman Donna Moore has emerged victorious in the first (officially of that title) World's Strongest Woman contest since 2003. Though American Kristin Rhodes won the first two events, but Moore won overall after 5 events, including a dominating performance on...

Brian Shaw Training to Compete Raw at World Deadlift Championships, Challenges Competitors to Same

In a candid YouTube video released on June 12th, American strongman competitor Brian Shaw gives an update on his training, when he and his wife are expecting their first child, and how that could affect his participation in the World...

The Cheapskate’s Guide to Strongman Gear

Not everyone can afford to be a gear hog, but having a full complement of strongman equipment is an essential to having long term success in the sport. Over time I have found a few ways to save a...

Deadlift Progress Video Shows Pete Rubish’s Max Lifts from 550 to 900+

Pete Rubish is one of our favorite powerlifters to watch on YouTube and Instagram, and while he's got impressive lifts across the board, he's probably best known for his deadlifting prowess. But Rome wasn't built in a day, and...

Hafthor Bjornsson Wins Arnold Classic Strongman Brazil

Big Z may have won in Columbus, but Thor could not be denied for long. After an impressive victory in Australia, Hafthor Bjornsson has made it back-to-back victories in international strongman competition with a win at the Arnold Classic...

Sled Push Alternatives

Let’s suppose you find yourself eager to get started with sled pushes, yet find yourself without a sled. While this can easily be avoided by investing in any of the sleds for a few bucks, sometimes you must be...

4 Benefits of Low Bar Back Squats

In the article we will discuss four unique benefits of the low bar back squat to help strength, power, and fitness athletes further understand this squat variation. https://www.instagram.com/p/BeVXTkRhx66 Low Bar Back Squat Tutorial The low bar back squat differs from the high...

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One Leg Stiff Leg Deadlift – Muscles Worked, Exercise Video, and...

Hamstring training is key for strength, power, and fitness athletes, as it often provides the muscular force we need to pull, push, and move....

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