At the 2019 World's Strongest Man (WSM) contest won by Martins Licis, the truck pull event required competitors to pull a pair of monster trucks weighing over 11,340 kilograms (25,000 pounds) a total distance of 22 meters. Although Licis was unable to defend his title at the 2020 WSM due...Read more
The deadlift is one of the most effective strength and muscle producing movements in all of strength, power, and fitness sports. Throughout deadlift training, there are a plethora of variations and bar options that coaches and athletes can choose from...Read more
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
- Truck Pulls
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.
On Feb. 17, 2021, World's Strongest Man (WSM) announced that the 2021 WSM contest will occur in Sacramento, CA, from June 15 through 20. The new location comes as part of a multi-year deal with the Visit Sacramento Sports Commission...Read more
Strongmen competing at the highest levels in the sport can do some pretty incredible things. Whether it be pressing immensely heavy logs over their heads, deadlifting over 1,000 pounds, or eating 12,000 calories in one sitting, strongmen can do things...Read more
Fans of strongman were able to watch incredible individual performances online in 2020 and now they have more reasons to be excited for 2021. The Official Strongman Games (OSG) organizers announced a contest that they are planning, simply called “The...Read more
In December of 2020, Rogue Fitness held an online “50 Cal Challenge” that had competitors compete on Rogue Echo Bikes to burn 50 calories in the quickest time possible. The athletes participating were allowed to do so from any location...Read more
In the sport of strongman, the log press is a hallmark event and certainly a fan favorite. The log press can take many forms in competition, including being tested for reps at a sub-maximal weight. But if you're reading this,...Read more