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The sport of Strongman is difficult to train for. Let us help you progress utilizing our teams years of experience to help you get bigger, stronger, faster and better prepared for your next competition.

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Jan 19 17

The World’s Strongest Man Vs The Arnold Classic

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By Jono Macfarlane

I’ve seen a few posts recently about the Arnold Classic Strongman (ASC) vs World’s Strongest Man (WSM).

Who is the real strongest man in the world?

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Jan 18 17

Strong Talk Podcast 62: Zydrunas Savickas

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This weeks guest Zydrunas Savickas is considered by most to be the strongest man of all time with 4 Worlds Strongest Man titles, 8 Arnold Classic titles, … We could have spent an hour listing all of Zydrunas Savickas’s accolades, records and titles but we focused on his start in Strongman, How Strongman is in Lithuania, his powerlifting career, first time competing at Worlds Strongest Man. Comparing the Arnold Classic to Worlds Strongest Man, Dealing with injuries, upcoming seminars, Did he really invent the Z Press? How he uses machines in his training. Why he slimmed down this off season and what his goals are for competing in 2017.

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Jan 17 17

Starting Strongman Is Now A Retailer of SBD Gear

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As Starting Strongman grows we strive to not only bring our readers the best resources there is for Strongman and strength training but also to make Starting Strongman a central hub for everything you need to thrive in the sport including the best supportive gear on the market

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Jan 17 17

WATCH: Off Seasoning Programming For Strongman

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Strongman doesn’t really have a true off season but to keep progressing as an athlete it is smart to schedule one so you can address your own weaknesses, heal nagging injuries and keep improving.

Watch the video on how to approach your off season programming.
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Jan 11 17

Strong Talk Podcast 61: Ken Nowicki

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This Weeks guest Ken Nowiciki started competing in the sport of Strongman at 17 in his home country of Scotland, he went on to win 4 Scottish national titles and compete at Europes Strongest Man, The Arnold Amateur World Championships, China and more. Ken has since moved to Denver, CO and runs Cerberus Strength USA Ken is now aiming to compete in a Giants Live contest & earn his HW pro card.

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Jan 10 17

5 Tips To Increase Your Z Press

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Article By Kalle Beck

The Z Press is an effective assistance exercise for increasing your log press and general overhead strength, which is very important if you want to compete in Strongman.

The lift is effective, as it can’t be completed unless you learn how to effectively brace or “get tight” from the bottom of the lift, or else you will simply fall backwards.

I have used the Z press in my own training, and the programming for hundreds of clients programming, as an effective tool to increase the overhead press. There are a few key points to maximize the effectiveness of the lift in your training, which I constantly see overlooked in Z press videos posted all over social media.

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Jan 9 17

WATCH: Elevate Your Deadlifts

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In Strongman we have to deadlift  from various heights and with big contests such as United States Strongman Nationals and the Arnold Amateur World Championships having 13″ deadlifts a lot of athletes are struggling compared to their pull off the floor.

Why The start positioning is different than your deadlift off the floor. Watch the video below for some tips that will help with your elevated height deadlifts
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Jan 4 17

Strong Talk Podcast 60: Zack McCarley

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Zack McCarley began his strongman career in 2006, studying under longtime professional strongman Grant Higa, Zack McCarley went on to become one of the most decorated lightweight strongman that the USA has ever produced. Some of Zack’s accolades include being an All-American wrestler in the NCWA, winning a lightweight pro card in strongman, 11 “top ten” national placings in strongman, six strongman national championship titles at various weight classes, and even a world record and world championship in the 90kg class for strongman; much of this was accomplished while completing his BS and MS in chemistry. Zack is also well known for being a multifaceted athlete and coach, Zack excels at goal setting, mindset, and especially strongman technique and body movement.

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Jan 3 17

CONTINENTAL CRASH COURSE

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By Jared Miller

I am not athletic in the slightest.  I am oafishly strong, and when it comes to standing still and moving heavy stuff short distances, I am well within my element, but as soon as speed, timing, coordination, precision, etc all come into place, I am a fish out of water.  This became abundantly clear to me in my 8th strongman competition, when I needed to press a 245lb axle for reps, a weight I had easily pressed out of the rack in training many times, and ended up zeroing the event because I simply couldn’t get the axle onto my chest.  I had a 650lb+ deadlift, and yet couldn’t move 245lbs fast enough off the floor.  Please watch for your viewing pleasure.

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Dec 28 16

Strong Talk Podcast 59: Paul Smith

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Paul Smith is a rising star in the sport of Strongman at just 22 years of age he has won UK’s Strongest Junior, England’s Strongest Man and took 2nd at the inaugural Worlds Strongest Junior (23 and under) Paul recently won Battle 4 Britain’s as well and is now qualified for Britains Strongest Man!

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