Endurance athlete Michael Miraglia does fitness a bit differently. In November of 2020, he deadlifted 500 pounds and ran a mile all under five minutes. Looking to push his own limits and one-up himself, the 29-year-old San Diego, CA native created his own marathon event that featured strongman movements. This...Read more
The deadlift is one of the most effective strength and muscle producing movements in all of strength, power, and fitness sports. Throughout deadlift training, there are a plethora of variations and bar options that coaches and athletes can choose from...Read more
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
- Truck Pulls
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.
On Feb 22, 2021, World's Ultimate Strongman (WUS) announced that the 2021 contest "Strength Island" set to take place in Bahrain has been rescheduled to March 13. The decision was made in tandem with GCC Strongest Man and KHK Sports...Read more
On Feb. 17, 2021, World's Strongest Man (WSM) announced that the 2021 WSM contest will occur in Sacramento, CA, from June 15 through 20. The new location comes as part of a multi-year deal with the Visit Sacramento Sports Commission...Read more
Strongmen competing at the highest levels in the sport can do some pretty incredible things. Whether it be pressing immensely heavy logs over their heads, deadlifting over 1,000 pounds, or eating 12,000 calories in one sitting, strongmen can do things...Read more
Fans of strongman were able to watch incredible individual performances online in 2020 and now they have more reasons to be excited for 2021. The Official Strongman Games (OSG) organizers announced a contest that they are planning, simply called “The...Read more