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Paul Anderson, The Strength Athlete Far Ahead of His Time



Big Paul Anderson was to strength athletics yesterday to what Usain Bolt is to Sprinting; Ahead of their time. Paul was a gentle giant who broke record after record in Olympic Lifting and the early years of Powerlifting and other strength feats from the 50's and 60's. Paul passed away in August, 1994 but his legacy still lives on at the Paul Anderson Youth Home.

Brian Shaw Nails an 1,140lb Hummer Tire Deadlift!



Uh, I think the 2011 Arnold Strongman Champion and the current Worlds Strognest man is more than ready to take back his crown at the 2014 Arnold Strongman Classic.. Here, Brian SMOKES an 1,140lb Hummer tire set up at his training facility, Shaw Strength. Fans of strongman, this years Arnold is going to be incredible!

2013 Giants Live British Championships Full Video



The 2013 Giants Live British Championships was the final qualifying event for the 2013 Worlds Strongest Man. The big surprises were certainly American Jerry Pritchett who set the American strongman deadlift record and Terry Hollands who struggled with an injury and finished third in what should have been a great event for him.

The Science of Steroids: A Nat Geo Production



The steroid debate seems to grow mroe and mroe every day. Even as the U.S. media is finally waking up to the fact that an OVERWHELMING number of professional athletes are using these substances but are not getting caught, at least not right away. National Geographic breaks down the politics, science and specifics to anabolic use in this interesting video.

30 years of Worlds Strongest Man



In case you had not seen it, this video was produced by the makes of Worlds Strongest Man several years ago. This video chronicles the Worlds Strongest Man from it's roots in Los Angeles and the first two years of American only athletes through the beginning of the era of Eastern European domination of Poland and Lithuania. Thsi takes a really up close look at Icelands formidable 8 world titles and the men who made that possible.

Brian Shaw V Phil Heath, Food and Free Throws!



Worlds Strongest Man Brian Shaw at 6' 8" and 420lbs takes on the the reigning 5' 9" 250lb Mr Olympia Phil Heath with some caloric intake. CBS News 4 in Denver took the two out for lunch  and the takes both of the former basketball players for free throws to see who pays the bill!

A Sneak Peak at the Great Britain Bobsled Team Training



Olympic training can take on many facets, but in this video, strength, speed and determination are driven from many different sports concepts.

Matt Sohmer Video, 750lb Deadlift... On His Way to 800lbs at 20 years Old



Matt Sohmer does it again. His march to a 900lb squat and 800lb deadlift at the age of 20 and having competed only in drug free events... is in full effect. Here is a video clip frmo this weekend showing us how easy 700 and 725 are before nailing a clean 750lb deadlift with ease.

WWE's Mark Henry - New Look & Fresh Start



Billed as the Worlds Strongest Man in the WWE, Mark Henry who was the first Arnold Strongman Classic Champion and U.S. Olympic Champion is readying for his comeback into the WWE fold. Mark shows us his new "look" and how it has changed who is really is. I could be wrong, but the bald head and beard thing feels kinda familiar...!

Hildebrand's Video Take on The 2013 America's Strongest Man. Mostly Safe For Work!



The 2013 America's Strongest Man is now a memory. Current World's Strongest Man Brian Shaw handily wins his first ASM event with NewB Robert Oberst and even NewB'er Dimitar Savitinov rounding out the podium. This video is purely for fun... though it is dedicated to Bre Hatfield, daughter of former America's Strongest Man Van Hatfield. She has just wrapped up her third round of chemo and is preparing for surgery, all at the age of 14. She is a brave beautiful young woman and from the entire RxMuscle staff and fans, our thoughts are with you babe!

Matt Sohmer Squats 810lb, On His Way to 850lbs at 20 years Old!



Matt Sohmer, preparing for the WDFPF World Championships where he will defend his title from last year at only 19 years of age nailed a 810lb raw, walked out squat without knee wraps in training recently.

Mike Johnston - PSST! 13. Log C&P Revisited



Several months ago Mike Johnston and Bryan Hildebrand of the Rx Power Hour Strength Radio program talked about ASC Pro Strongman Tomas Rodriguez' impressive Hammer Curl in the Log Clean and Press. Obviously, curling a 400lb log is not the preferred method of bringing it to your chest, but that is how Tomas did it. Tomas, after listening to our show gleened our advice and came into this years America's Strongest Man with a whole new PERFECT form in the event. He even set a new PR in the process. In this PSST video, Mike shows us the subtly of Tomas' impressive changes.


Brian Shaw Wins Event 5, Keg Medley at the 2013 ASM



Brian Shaw returns on Day 2 of the 2013 America's Strongest Man and wins the first event, The Five Keg Press Medley. These kegs weighed from a starting weight of 200lbs all the way up to a 330lb MONSTER!

Dimitar Savitinov Takes the Bronze in His Pro Debut at America's Strongest Man



09BrooklynMyers1Dimitar Savitinov, the former Ringling Bros and Barnum and Bailey Circus Strongman turned pro just a few months ago. He had made the statement on the Rx Power Hour Strength radio program that he felt he was comparable to the likes of Brian Shaw, Mike Jenkins, Mike Burke, etc. and just needed the chance to prove himself correct. Dimitar showed up in Vegas for the 2013 America's Strongest Man event with his head held high and plowed through the competition with consistent placings. He wound up an impressive third place overall when the weekend was done.

Mike Burke, Reigning Champ, Injured at ASM.



09BrooklynMyers1The 2012 America's Strongest Man Micheal Burke was certainly considered a heavy favorite coming into this years event, but as fate would have it, his trademark strength grip took a blow and knocked him out of the show. Mike was loading the third keg into the Giant Wheelbarrow. As his hand slipped, his middle finger was caught under the 300lb aluminum beast and nearly took the end of his finger off. Mike, the beast that he is, bled his way through the end of the event and in classic style, won!

Robert Oberst Moves Up a Spot at this Years America's Strongest Man



Robert Oberst burst onto the scene last summer after winning his pro card at the ASC's Dallas Europa Supershow. Roughly 7 weeks later, Robert arrived at the America's Strongest Man event and in the first event, established a new American Record in the Log Press. Fast forward, Robert qualifies via Giants Live to his first Worlds Strongest Man and makes it to the finals. Robert this year battled food poisoning and after a rough Day 1, comes back with a vengance to runner up behind the current Worlds Strongest Man, Brian Shaw. Here, "Obie" talks about his weekend and how he feels Brian Shaw feels about him.

The 2013 America's Strongest Man Final Wrapup with Mikey J, Bryan and Big Jon!



The 2013 version of America's Strongest Man saw the deepest talent pool in it's nearly 20 year history. Five athletes representing the U.S. at Worlds just four weeks ago came into this contest fresh off their performances to resume battle, but this time was to determine who the best in the U.S. really was. Mike Johnston, Jon Andersen and Bryan Hildebrand take a look back at the weekend and bring you the highlights of what is arguably the best Strongman contest ever held in the U.S.

Brian Shaw Wins America's Strongest Man



The 2013 America's Strongest Man brought to you by The American Strongman Corporation took place during the Mr Olympia Weekend in Las Vegas, Nevada. Brian Shaw, the 6' 8" 420lb monster from Fort Lupton, Colorado who is fresh off a Worlds Strongest Man victory in China 4 weeks ago, proves he is the dominate force in American Strength sports by taking the ASM event with a wide point margin. Brian talks to Bryan Hildebrand about the weekend and his thoughts on the sport in America.

The 2013 Americas Strongest Man Day 1 Wrapup



American Strongman Corporation President Dione Wessels and Vice President Mike Johnston join Bryan Hildebrand with a wrapup of the first days event at Americas Strongest Man in Las Vegas, Nv at the Mr Olympia Weekend.

2013 America's Strongest "Best" Man!!



Multi time Worlds Strongest Man competitor hometown hero Nick Best comes into America's Strongest Man with TONS of experience and shows the young guys and his contemporaries how to walk, or in his case, run with a 950lb Yoke on his back. 12.2 seconds in a 75' yoke? Are you kidding me? It's true!

2013 America's Strongest Man Log Press Wrapup!



The 2013 America's Strongest Man is off to a flying start and the Log Press did not disappoint. Back in the day, having 2 guys pressing a 350lb log was a pretty big deal. This show had 7 guys attempting 410lbs and 3 making it to 460lbs. Mikey J and Bryan discuss the battle and it's ultimate ending!