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Overhead Carries Exercise Guide

Overhead Carries Exercise Guide

Proper overhead position is key for movements like jerks, snatches, overhead presses, strongman lifts, gymnastics, competitive fitness, and daily life. Too often lifters and athletes fail to properly gain awareness and stability in the overhead position (which can be a...

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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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2021 WSM Events

2021 World’s Strongest Man Events Announced

The 2021 World's Strongest Man (WSM) event list has been revealed. On May 6, 2021, WSM sent a press release with the information. The event — now taking place in Sacramento, CA, from June 15-20 — will see 25 men...

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Strangest World's Strongest Man Events

The 8 Strangest World’s Strongest Man Events

Strongman and strongwoman competitions have always been as much about entertainment as they are sport. Since the first World’s Strongest Man in 1977, there’s been a clear need to entertain fans while simultaneously testing athletes — which remains embedded in...

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