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What Is Strongman?

Strongman is a weight-classed strength sport. In competitive strongman and strongwoman, an athlete’s success is based on their ability to conquer a multitude of events. Unlike the other strength sports, strongman/strongwoman athletes have to incredibly rounded in every aspect, as opposed to only training a few lifts. Check out a few of the more well-known events below.

  • Log Press
  • Atlas Stones
  • Weighted Carries
  • Squats
  • Truck Pulls
  • Deadlift

These are only a few of the events you could see at any given strongman contest. To be successful in strongman and strongwoman, you have to be adaptive and excel in pull, carry, press, and squat focused events. 

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Brian Shaw Announces 2021 Shaw Classic Roster

A few weeks ago, four-time World’s Strongest Man Brian Shaw had announced that the 2021 Shaw Classic would be held in October 2021 in Estes Park, Colorado. On Feb. 2, 2021, Shaw released another YouTube video, this time to announce...

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