Braced bending takes strong hands, a strong body, and tolerance of pain. Master it, and you’ll be able to perform a feat of strength few can match.
Lifting weights is cool, but turning nails into a heap of useless metal at your feet is badass.
Ripping a deck of cards in two may seem like an impossible feat - but with practice, the skill will become yours.
Just like with any other exercise, start small, focus on technique, and build over time from there.
Feats of strength can benefit and compliment your regular workout and do more for your tendons, ligaments, and joints than you realize.
There are big strength, speed, explosiveness, and coordination components to practicing this old-time strongman movement.
Let’s have a look at some common mistakes in approach and preparation for strongman competitions.
Shouldering isn't just for the bent press - it can be a useful twist of strength for your routine.
The bent press is a unique way to build strength, and it's all about technique.
Have you hit a wall in your deadlift progress? Mix this variation into your routine and start seeing gains again.
A recent study weighs the differences and benefits of Strongman training and traditional resistance training.
The best advice I can give is to have fun and learn from your own performance and from competitors.
Alan Mead built an impressive physique by turning his weaknesses into strengths.
Try these two grip drills from Aston’s book - no equipment required.
On the hunt for new moves to improve your strength? Check out this classic exercise that's likely new to you.
Learn about how Otto's amazing muscle control can be helpful in weight lifting and other sports.
A new study asks whether strongman training is a good way to change up a program without losing any results.
There are five questions you should ask before starting any new training. Let's practice how to analyze a program using my strongman workouts.