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The bent press is a skill that can help you get seriously strong and stable.
The bewildering array of event possibilities in strongman competition can still be trained for in a regular gym.
Keep your elbows forward to say goodbye to a bad squat position and hello to a new one rep max.
Changing your thinking from "pull" to "push" can be the difference between a big lift and a no-lift.
You can't anticipate everything they'll throw at you in a strongman competition, but these basic implements will lay the foundation.
So you want to compete in strongman, but now what? Take these steps to build confidence for competition day.
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.
Some small injuries can’t be avoided, but more serious problems can be kept at bay. Here are the things I've learned over the years.
There are big strength, speed, explosiveness, and coordination components to practicing this old-time strongman movement.
Follow these steps to develop your total body strength like an old-time strongman.
Few things demonstrate shoulder strength in the same way as this exercise and its variations.
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.
Sometimes, standing still can be the best way to train for speed.
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.
Whether you are looking for explosive strength, the ability to lift heavy for multiple reps, or to increase your max lifts, strongman is a fun and effective training method.