Tuesday, September 25, 2018

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Would you have a sparring match with a Mountain?

Icelandic giant Hafþór Júlíus Björnsson (to give him his full name) has already had a go at play fighting for his awesome appearance as the Mountain in the TV series Game of Thrones. He made easy work of his fictional...

Big Z, what are you doing?!

Žydrūnas Savickas A.K.A. Big Z, you know the chap - current World's Strongest Man and widely considered to be the strongest man of all time? Ya'know - this guy:Pretty big, fairly strong. Serious strength athlete. In fact, he has won...

Thor Bjornsson: Scottish warrior?

If you follow Icelandic strongman Thor on facebook you'll be well aware that the guy gets around - he is always posting up videos and pictures from his worldwide travels. His latest jaunt appears to have been to the...

Eddie Hall nails a… nail

We've seen Eddie Hall nailing the deadlift and log press but how about nailing something in the more traditional sense?We stumbled across this video (no, we've no idea why hammering a nail into something is a competition either) and thought...

Mariusz Pudzianowski – a (brief) return to strongman

Mariusz Pudzianowski, widely considered to be one of the best strongman ever, made a cameo appearance at a strongman competition in Poland earlier this month. Pudzianowski  retired from the strongman scene after coming second to Big Z in the 2009...

Big Z: video of 1st international powerlifting comp aged 23

For those curious how the current World's Strongest Man, Big Z, shaped up in his younger years check out the video below.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p1y1pHZuyAY&feature=youtu.be342.5kg/755lb - Squat205kg/451lb - Bench press320kg/705lb - Deadlift867.5kg/1912lb total136kg/300lb bodyweight 

Strongman roundup – May 2014

Whilst the editorial team have been off on holiday a lot has happened in the world of Strongman. Let's take a look at some of the highlights.Big Z broke the World Record for the Log Press with a lift of 227kg/500lb.Graham...

Interview with Brian Shaw

MHP have published an interview they did with Brian Shaw shortly after the Arnold Strongman Classic earlier this year (and so before the World's Strongest Man) competition. It's quite a nice insight, check it out below:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zv2fLEPDv60It has however been...

Big Z – you strange, strong man

This year Zydrunas Savickas, or "Big Z", has shown in no uncertain terms that he is the strongest man in the World. He not only managed to win the Arnold Strongman Classic (commonly now considered the truest test of...

Rob Frampton’s Strongman Tips

World's Strongest Man competitor in 2010 and 2011, owner of a gym in Portsmouth, UK and 400kg deadlifer Rob Frampton isn't too shabby as far as strongmen go. Rob was recently interviewed by booost, a British company who produce a 99.5%...

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WSM 2012 – Day 2

With day 2 of World's Strongest Man complete here are the current (unofficial) standings. As we speak day 3 is underway and we'll be...

Mike Jenkins dies age 31

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