5 Common Strongman Weaknesses and How to Fix Them
5 Common Strongman Weaknesses and How to Fix Them
Consider the Press, Deadlift, Farmer's Walk, Death Medley, and Atlas Stones. I'll pinpoint the common weakness in each event and provide an exercise (a solution) for you to fix the weak point. No excuses!
Training the Atlas Stones
Training the Atlas Stones
It is the signature strongman event and can make you a champion or break you in half. Unfortunately, it's often the most poorly trained event — but it doesn't have to be.
Developing Your Own Strongman Program
Developing Your Own Strongman Program
Designing a program that builds agility, speed, strength, and conditioning, while also training the strongman movements, can seem a daunting task. Here’s how I approach it.
Finding Strength: United States Strongman Nationals
Finding Strength: United States Strongman Nationals
With over 300 competitors in attendance, the energy was intense. I am in awe of how many people were there not only to compete, but to watch at cheer on the strongmen.
2016 United States Strongman Nationals — 2nd Place Finish
2016 United States Strongman Nationals — 2nd Place Finish
While it’s not what I went there for, second out of 39 of the best 220-pound strongman competitors in the nation and second out 55 in the combined 198/220-pound middleweight overall is pretty good.
Murph's Top 10 Exercises With The Biggest Carry Over
Murph's Top 10 Exercises With The Biggest Carry Over
These training movements provide benefits helpful to every kind of lifter, athlete, or strength enthusiast. No matter what you're trying to accomplish, they can help.
No Atlas Stones? No problem!
No Atlas Stones? No problem!
Most would agree that the limiting factor in training for strongman is the equipment.  Let's be honest... there is no substitute for a log press, a husafell stone, or an atlas stone... Wait. Hold that thought. Atlas stones: They're big. They're heavy. They are hard to transport unless you're a strongman. They aren't cheap and most are homemade, so your...
Transitioning From Novice to Open Class Strongman Competitor
Transitioning From Novice to Open Class Strongman Competitor
Go from Steve Urkel to Brian Shaw by eliminating these weaknesses.
What You Need to Know Before Your First Strongman Competition
What You Need to Know Before Your First Strongman Competition
From tacky to technique, St. Louis' Strongest Man puts all the basics together for you.
Sandbag Accessory Lifts
Sandbag Accessory Lifts
The sandbag is a staple in serious garage gyms everywhere, but it rarely crosses over into commercial gym territory.
Tire Flipping: Tips and Techniques
Tire Flipping: Tips and Techniques
Aside from the Atlas Stones, the tire flip could be one of the most recognizable strongman events in the sport. However, it is probably the one event most incorrectly performed by athletes and most improperly used by strength coaches.

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