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Bud Jeffries Obituary

Powerlifter, Strongman, and Strength Coach Bud Jeffries Dies at Age 48

Former competitive powerlifter, strength exhibitionist, and coach Bud Jeffries passed away on Friday, Jan. 21, 2022 at the age of 48. His sudden death occurred while he was training. Jeffries’ wife, Heather, posted the news on Jeffries’ Instagram page on Jan. 22, 2022, revealing that she had tried to resuscitate...

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Steinborn Squat Exercise Guide

Steinborn Squat – Exercise Guide and Technique

Among the old time strength feats of the past century, few movements have raised as many eyebrows as the Steinborn Squat. To many onlookers, this often misunderstood exercise can be seen as a spinal injury waiting to happen. For others,...

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Strongman Basics

What Is Strongman?

Strongman is a weight-classed strength sport. In competitive strongman and strongwoman, an athlete’s success is based on their ability to conquer a multitude of events. Unlike the other strength sports, strongman/strongwoman athletes have to incredibly rounded in every aspect, as opposed to only training a few lifts. Check out a few of the more well-known events below.

  • Log Press
  • Atlas Stones
  • Weighted Carries
  • Squats
  • Truck Pulls
  • Deadlift

These are only a few of the events you could see at any given strongman contest. To be successful in strongman and strongwoman, you have to be adaptive and excel in pull, carry, press, and squat focused events. 

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Nicolai Myers on the BarBend Podcast

America’s Strongest Veteran (w/ Nicolai Myers)

Today I'm talking to strongman (and 90kg World's Strongest Man) Nicolai Myers. Nicolai is also the winner of America's Strongest Veteran. We discuss being a strongman in a sport more often associated with giants, and how he capitalizes on his...

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2021 Best Strength Athletes in 2021

The Best Strength Athletes in 2021

Any athlete who has the dedication and chutzpah to compete deserves a round of applause. Preparing for any strength or physique competition takes months of rigorous training and calculated dieting. Then, you need to show the heck up and perform. ...

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