Thursday, January 17, 2019

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...

Big Z log press WR 227kg/500lb

In later than usual fashion, we thought we'd better make those who have been living under a rock aware that Zydrunas Savickas broke his own world record on the log press with a lift of 227kg / 500lb. Our...

Benni Magnusson: world record deadlift – 445kg/981lb

This weekend sees international strongmen battling it out at the Melborne Giants' Live competition. Most interestingly one of the events was max deadlift and the line-up happens to include a certain Mr Benni Magnusson.See Benni break the strongman deadlift world...

Eddie Hall – 195kg strict log, 420kg deadlift, 260kg bench

Everyone who knows British strongman Eddie Hall knows the man is a static monster but, even so, these recent training videos are something else!http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ths_cvQmJc0In typical Eddie-style the 195kg log is strict pressed overhead. Most strongmen prefer to push press...

Graham Hicks – 400kg x 3 partial deadlift

Graham Hicks or "Hixxy" came up from the under 105kg ranks in the UK in the last couple of years and exploded onto the open scene in 2013 - his momentum carried him all the way to the World's...

200kg BTN axle press

One of the events at this year's UK's Strongest Man currently airing on Challenge TV in the UK, the behind the neck axle press is certainly not common place on the strongman circuit. That said, all the competitors put...

New Log Press World Record 222.5kg/490lb

Zydrunas Savickas broke his own record by 1.5kg at this year's World Log Lifting Championships.http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bY_zPLMa_1gThe judges thought it was a good lift but the internet at large seems to think Big Z didn't manage to stabilise the log overhead. Zydrunas...

Misha deadlifts 400kg still injured

It hasn't been long since WSM and Misha's painful looking tricep injury.Still, that hasn't stopped the Russian machine from ploughing forwards with this easy looking 400kg deadlift:http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=2L57JWoc8Uo At the World Championships in August I injured my triceps surgery was not...

Misha – lifting to the nines

The increasingly larger looking Mikhail Koklyaev - Misha to you and I - has been showing off his impressive rep endurance with weights most would be happy to call their one rep max.First up we have a 312.5kg / 698lb...

Misha does a 120kg… situp?!

Back at it again, this time with a slightly unusual (what Misha videos aren't?) exercise. Although odd its certainly impressive - we've tried it with just a bar in the gym and that was hard enough! 120kg is insane!http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=oNiL6yedCqMWe'll...

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Glenn Ross

Nationality: British Height: 1.85m Weight: 185kgGlenn Ross, otherwise known as “The Daddy”, is an old-school, brute-strength strongman. Never one for the delicate touch or perfect technique,...

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