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The Forgotten Art of Barbell Juggling
There are big strength, speed, explosiveness, and coordination components to practicing this old-time strongman movement.
4 Needless Mistakes You're Making in Strongman Training
Let’s have a look at some common mistakes in approach and preparation for strongman competitions.
How to Shoulder a Barbell Like an Old-Time Strongman
Shouldering isn't just for the bent press - it can be a useful twist of strength for your routine.
How to Get Strongman Strong With the Bent Press
The bent press is a unique way to build strength, and it's all about technique.
Old-Time Strongman for New Strength: The Jefferson Deadlift
Have you hit a wall in your deadlift progress? Mix this variation into your routine and start seeing gains again.
The Benefits of Training Like a Strong(wo)man: A Study
A recent study weighs the differences and benefits of Strongman training and traditional resistance training.
4 Tips for Success in Your First Strongman Competition
The best advice I can give is to have fun and learn from your own performance and from competitors.
Strongman Profile: Alan Mead Teaches Us About Perseverance
Alan Mead built an impressive physique by turning his weaknesses into strengths.
Strongman Profile: Edward Aston Teaches the Basics of Grip Strength
Try these two grip drills from Aston’s book - no equipment required.
Strongman Profile: Siegmund Klein Teaches Us a Different Way to Squat
On the hunt for new moves to improve your strength? Check out this classic exercise that's likely new to you.
Strongman Profile: Otto Arco Teaches Us About Muscle Control Techniques
Learn about how Otto's amazing muscle control can be helpful in weight lifting and other sports.
Science Compares Strongman to Traditional Resistance Training
A new study asks whether strongman training is a good way to change up a program without losing any results.
How to Decide If the Free Strongman Workouts Are For You
There are five questions you should ask before starting any new training. Let's practice how to analyze a program using my strongman workouts.
6 Clues to Training Success From Old-time Strongmen
As the saying goes, “Success leaves clues.” So, let’s look at the old-time strongmen and see if we can get them to come up with a clue or two for us.
Lessons From a Modern Strongman: Dave "Iron Tamer" Whitley
Dave's upcoming book is on the bent press, an old technique which allows more weight overhead than most every other movement.
Strongman Series: The Farmer's Walk
This exercise is one of my favorite events for a reason - it has serious impact on your strength and major carryover into your lifting.
Strongman Series: The Yoke
Trained in the correct manner, the yoke carry can be an incredible strength and power builder, not only for strength athletes, but for athletes of any sport.
The 6 Main Types of Strongman Events (and How to Train For Them in the Gym)
If you want to train either for strongman or in a strongman manner with limited resources, I'm going to give you options for training each strongman event in a regular gym setting.
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