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One year ago, Sean Demarinis was facing a very hard time walking, let alone carrying a 900 lb yoke. During the last event of America’s Strongest Man 2017, he had suffered a potentially
Fefor, Norway. The historic Arena Fefor has witnessed many strength feats over the last decades. Hafthor Bjornsson’s legend-shattering 1,433 lbs timber yoke walk happened here, as well as many highland games contests, and
“You just haven’t been training long enough, don’t sweat it,” My boyfriend Mark said this me once when I was somewhat tearfully lamenting what I perceived as a stall in my overall progress.
Self-obsessed. Insecure. Narcissist. I’ve heard these words thrown around with little-to-a lot of venom and disgust to describe someone who “takes too many selfies.” That someone is often female, though not always. Derision
“How do I keep my grip from holding back my deadlift? “Just do heavy deadlifts!” “But I can’t hold onto the bar over 85%” “…Do more deadlifts!” Well, no, but sadly I’ve heard
History was made this weekend at the 2017 Arnold Classic. The first all Pro division of Strongwoman competitors battled it out on Friday and Saturday in Columbus, Ohio at the 3 day expo.
There are events in Strongman that even the casual fan or strength sports enthusiast is familiar with: deadlifts of course, yoke walks, farmer carries, stone loads, circus dumbbell, and log press are probably
There is a running joke amongst many in the Strongman world, which is that we’re just in it for the gear. Strongman competitors are the ultimate “gear whores”, as a friend indelicately put
The Atlas Stone is perhaps one of the most iconic implements in Strongman. The giant spherical concrete stones speak to Strongman’s heritage as a sport that demonstrates power and domination over all manner