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2021 Strongman Corporation Nationals Official Results

On Oct. 15-16, 2021, the 2021 Strongman Corporation Open Nationals Competition took place at the Salem Civic Center in Salem, VA. Thirteen divisions in the men's and women's competitions in the lightweight, middleweight, and heavyweight categories battled for spots at the 2022 Arnold Strongman World Championships. All divisions performed the...

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Overhead Carries Exercise Guide

Overhead Carries Exercise Guide

Proper overhead position is key for movements like jerks, snatches, overhead presses, strongman lifts, gymnastics, competitive fitness, and daily life. Too often lifters and athletes fail to properly gain awareness and stability in the overhead position (which can be a...

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Strongman Basics

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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Adam Bishop on the BarBend Podcast

Can Britain’s Strongest Man Repeat? (w/ Adam Bishop)

Today I’m talking to strongman Adam Bishop, the reigning Britain’s Strongest Man (as of this podcast’s publication). After playing rugby at a high level, Adam became a strength and conditioning coach for professional rugby players. It was only in the...

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