Strongman is a popular strength sport that involves a variety of challenging, physically demanding events that test an athlete’s overall strength, power, and endurance. The events typically include lifting and carrying heavy objects, such as stones, kegs, and yokes, as well as events that involve moving heavy weights over a distance or for a certain amount of time. Strongman competitions are divided into weight classes, and are open to both men and women. The goal of strongman is to display overall strength and fitness, and the training for strongman competitions involves a combination of weightlifting, cardio and conditioning exercises making it very entertaining for the spectators.
Strongman Competition Basics
Learn the basics of strongman competition. Learn how to get started, how to locate equipment, how to hire a coach, where to train, and how to be ready for your first competition.
Strongman Loading Events
Learn about the many strongman loading events and the basic rules for each.
Strongman Carry Events
Learn about the different carry events in strongman and the basic rules for each event.
Strongman Hold Events
Learn of the different holding events you might expect to see in a strongman competition and the rules for each.
Strongman Squat Events
Learn the differences in the strongman squat events, the equipment you will need to train on, and the rules for each type of squat event.
Strongman Deadlift Events
Learn the many deadlift events you can expect to see in strongman, from bars, stones, baskets, cars, and more.
Strongman Press Events
Learn about the pressing events in strongman, the equipment, and the rules for each.
Strongman Flip Events
Learn about the flipping events for strongman along with the technique and rules for each.
Strongman Throwing Events
Learn about the throwing events in strongman along with the technique and rules for each.
Strongman Pulling Events
Learn the skill and technique of pulling trucks, planes, and trains.
Strongman Sandbag Training
Learn the different events in strongman that involve a variety of different sandbags.
Strongman Keg Training
Learn how to throw, load, carry, or press the keg.
Strongman Atlas Stone Training
Learn the different ways to load, carry, shoulder, or press the atlas stone.
Strongman Natural Stone Training
Learn how to train for the natural stone lifts from loading, pressing, shouldering, and how to carry.
Strongman Yoke Training
Learn how to properly train the yoke.
Strongman Log Training
Learn to perform the log press.
Strongman Circus Dumbbell Press
Learn to perform the circus dumbbell.
Strongman Conan’s Wheel Training
Learn how to perform the Conan’s wheel along with knowing what to expect from different equipment designs.