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 [...]
“NO MAS” – N.A.S. NATIONALS – LOUIS COSTA – SMITTY’S BAR – DENNISON, TEXAS
As a sports loving, red blooded, meat eating, 1,000 lb yokin’, beer guzzling and football watching MAAAYYOONN ( man ) – I freaking’ love the 30 for 30 Films by ESPN and unless you wear size 30 pants and [...]
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 [...]
ORIGINAL STRENGTH, QUALITY TRAINING
by Lou Costa
I remember as a kid in junior high growing up in the mid to late 90′s only wanting to wear the NEW Silver Tab Levi Strauss Jeans.
All the cool cats in school wore them. The girls wouldn’t think you were hot unless you had them. [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
STRONGMAN GPP AND CARDIO
by Mike Westerling
Usually when I take on a new athlete and they hit their first “conditioning” day they immediately say they’re out of shape and ask if they should add in “cardio”. What they fail to realize is that they just did “cardio”, strongman style. They think they shouldn’t [...]
Ironmill caught up with the newest Lightweight Pro Strongman Johnny “Bra” Wasiczko to talk his latest win at the Dallas Europa and how it feels to finally become a Pro Strongman.
Johnny, how did you first get into the sport of Strongman?
Basically, it was a fluke. I saw a poster promoting [...]
Magnusson/Ortmayer Deadlift Program
By Jonathan Pietrolaj
Deadlifting has never been a strong point of mine. Over the years I have tried everything to bring it up. I did have some success using the Westside Principles about ten years ago. Westside took my deadlift from [...]
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