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Pro Strongman and Kansas Native - John Connor


The 3  BIGGEST myths about STRONGMAN by Louis Costa 6 short years ago I fell in love with the sport of strength – STRONGMAN.  Like most active kids leaving college I was searching for a competitive niche, a sport  to call my own again coming from constant competition through high school and college. My body […]

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My Invisible Opponent

MY INVISIBLE OPPONENT By Amanda Kulik I’ve been considering strongman as a competitive outlet for over a year now. I use the term “considering”, because I’ve only competed twice. And only in the last few months really dedicated myself to my training. The kind of training that will push boundaries and help me to be […]

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  Atlas Stone Training: Part 1: Gym Training By Craig Pfisterer   I do a lot of goofy looking stuff in the gym and my large stature often compels people to ask me if I’m training for a sport. Usually when I tell them I train for strongman they confuse it with bodybuilding or powerlifting […]

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Chad and Lou at 2012 NAS Nationals in Tunica, MS

Q&A with Chad Wesley Smith

Q&A with Chad Wesley Smith of Juggernaut Training Systems   IRONMILL – Chad, Thank you for taking the time to sit down with us at Ironmill. Congrats on the big win! How are you feeling physically after your first NAS Nationals? Chad Wesley Smith – Thanks for having me Lou. I’m feeling pretty beat up […]

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In no other sport would you see an athlete cheering on a competitor to beat their performance and be genuinely happy when they do?!

Worlds Apart by Dave Whittington

WORLDS APART By Dave Whittington   Strongman is a sport growing rapidly in both the USA and the UK, but as they evolve are they growing apart at the same time? While all strongmen are united in the love of the iron, it has been a fascinating exercise to engage the differences between the nations […]

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3. Carefully butterfly chicken breasts, making sure not to cut all the way through. Spoon spinach mixture into chicken breasts. Wrap each with a piece of bacon, and secure with a toothpick. Place in shallow baking dish. Cover.

Melting Pot

  Melting Pot By Team Ironmill’s own Swedish Chef: Magnus   Lately I have been researching a lot of diets and like most meat head I started to get self-conscious in the summer time.  Normally I turn into a frail image of my normally bountiful self when the temperature starts to rise. This year was […]

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