Tuesday, July 23, 2019

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Benching back in vogue

You don't tend to find many strongmen too fussed by their bench press numbers. With the exception of the oddball event, strongman competitions rarely feature chest-dominant pressing events. That's not to say bench pressing isn't a valuable tool in...

Log press record at America’s Strongest Man

Robert Oberst and Dimitar Savatinov both hit a 460lb/208kg log press to jointly take the American log press record at this year's America's Strongest Man competition. Check out both of their lifts below.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7a1UFBAG3oQ&feature=youtu.behttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6IMMUWc9ViU&feature=youtu.beAfter the first day of the competition, the...

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...

Eddie Hall – 200kg strict log press

British Strongman Eddie Hall really is a static monster. Hot off the heels of his disallowed world record deadlift at Europe's Strongest Man earlier this year, Eddie is throwing serious weight overhead. We believe Eddie was guest lifting at...

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...

UK’s Strongest Man 2014

Tomorrow marks the start of one of the only multi-day strongman events outside of World's Strongest Man. The UK's Strongest Man held in Belfast, Northern Ireland spans across three days featuring an excruciating 13 events.The line-up and events are listed below....

Europe’s Strongest Man 2014

Yesterday saw England play host to this year's Europe's Strongest Man competition.  Although a great competition in its own right, there was particular excitement in the air as the organisers had chosen to kick the event off with what...

World deadlift championships – the prep

We're just four weeks out from the World Deadlift Championships, happening alongside the Europe's Strongest Man competition in Leeds, England. The deadlift championship will see all the best strongman deadlifters in the world (with the notable exception of Big...

Giants Live – Hungary 2014

This weekend saw Giants Live, Hungary take place - one of the official qualifiers for World's Strongest Man 2015.The competition took place in the countries capital, Budapest.EventsArm over arm truck pull Log for reps Conan's circle Car deadlift Atlas stone Iceland cross carry for...

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Those new to the sport of strongman may find themselves lost and confused when it comes to training. As we’ve already established, being gym-strong...

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