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2014 Arnold Strongman Classic Initial Athlete List



The 2014 Arnold Strongman Classic Sponsored by MHP will once again be among the most popular events when it is staged at the Arnold Sports Festival for the 13th time in 2014.

Last year, Vytautas Lalas of Lithuania captured his first major strongman contest victory when he outlasted a field of 10 of the world’s strongest athletes to win the 12th Annual Arnold Strongman Classic Sponsored by MHP.


Dimitar Savatinov Talks 500lb Overhead Strategies



My name is Dimitar Savatinov and I'm ASC pro strongman. I finished 3rd place at the American Strongest Man at Olympia, just 1/2 point out of 2nd. I want to talk about overhead press which is my favorite event in the sport, anything overhead. I started training overhead press for the first time in my life in early 2009 and I barely was lifting 225lbs for 5 very heavy reps. Since then I've been pushing harder and harder to get my overhead to over 500lbs at his time.


Beards Keep You Young, Healthy & Handsome, Says Science



Yes my bearded friends. You are scientifically more masculine, healthy and will live longer than your folically challenged friends. Rejoice in your facial hair! Science says so... and well, so does the Interwebs!


Rogue Fitness Pro American Roster – USA Powerlifting at the Arnold Sports Festival



The list for the Rogue Fitness Pro American, USA Powerlifting event at the 2014 Arnold Sports Festival has been posted. There are some big big names on this list with an incredibly stacked Super Heavyweight class. Current IPF World Bench Press Champion Ryan Carillo leads the way with what will be a tremendous weekend of powerlifting action.


Mike Jenkins, 2012 Arnld Strongman Champion and WSM Finalist, Dead at 31.

It is with a saddened heart and deep regreat, I announce the death of my good friend Mike Jenkins, the 2012 Arnold Strongman Classic champion and Worlds Strongest Man multi time finalist. Early reports indicate he passed away in his sleep.


Mark Cuban thinks the NBA should study the potential benefits of HGH use



Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban takes that sort of medical investment very seriously; as he said at the 2013 Sloan Sports Analytics Conference, the Mavs are "locking up our medical staff to longer-term deals than our players." And in the search for advancements, he thinks sports leagues, including the NBA, should be taking a closer look at the prospective benefits of human growth hormone (HGH), according to Sam Amick of USA TODAY Sports:


Lou Costa: Strength Myth Busters - 3 Biggest Myths About Strongman!



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 was growing too old/brittle for football and having dabbled unsuccessfully like most do in bodybuilding and powerlifting, my competitive prowess was yearning for something more!


2013 Worlds Strongest Man TV Listings



Are you looking for your wintertime fix of strongman? The CBS Sports Network has released the dates and times of the 2013 qualifying rounds and finals for the World's Strongest Man. Formerly found on ESPN, CBS Sports Network has taken over the production and airing. This will usher in a whole new look at Strongman from the Giants Live qualifying rounds from around the world to the final 30+ men who battled in qualifying and ultimately in the finals. Who won? Well, it is piublic knowledge, but if you don't know and don't want to know, no spolier alert issue here. Set your TiVO's and DVR's!


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