Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Training

Žydrūnas Savickas (Big Z) – 440kg/970lb x 3 squat

Žydrūnas Savickas (Big Z) showing that he still has something left in the tank. Making 440kg/970lb squats look easy:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CpCpr4luGt8&feature=youtu.beWe know they're high but even so - that's a helluva lot of weight that looks worryingly comfortable!

New Exercise: the (Brian) Shaw Press?

Now, we don't claim to know everything. But what would you call a plate loadable machine that allowed you to do a neutral grip floor press? No? Us neither!But that's exactly what current World's Strongest Man Brian Shaw has taken...

Big Z – 202kg/450lb log press – 4 reps!

Big Z looking in fine form before the Arnold Strongman Classic.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cfHht4jLAWU&feature=youtu.be

Graham Hicks – 210kg log press

With not long left until the world log lifting championships, some scarily strong lifts are appearing on social media. Here is British strongman Graham Hicks chucking up a 210kg lift on the actual log that'll be used at the...

Arnold Strongman Classic 2015

Update: Scroll down for results!The 2015 edition of the Arnold Strongman Classic will take place as part of the Arnold Sports Festival in Columbus, Ohio. Split over two days, the competitors will battle it out over five horrendously heavy...

310kg/683lb no hands squat

What's that famous saying? Hands are overrated anyway? Perhaps it was lost in translation from Russian...https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JovXdX9kHmM

Because normal powerlifting is boring…

...Misha decided to ramp things up a little bit. Here is Russian Weightlifter, Powerlifter and Strongman Mikhail Koklyaev totalling 900kg/1984lb in 30 seconds:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eNbCTtbJm4k330kg squat 200kg bench 370kg deadlift

Eddie Hall: pneumatic shoulders

We think he is a robot.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XtvAGFFbjnY206kg/455lb strict press from the rack. Machine. Literally.

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...

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...

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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...

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