November 9, 2019

Each fall we look forward to the cooling weather, the bucket loads of candy, and lifting heavy things in ridiculous costumes at A Viking Halloween in Morgantown, WV at Viking Performance Training. With the help of our title sponsor Apex Counseling, we were able to once...

October 21, 2019

Queen City’s Strongest 2019 is in the books! A sold out roster enjoyed/suffered through 5 grueling events in Concord, NC at Norse Fitness on 10/13, and the day was a blast from top to bottom. 

The fun began when the Mystery Event was revealed in my favorite fashion – ov...

October 13, 2019

In 2011 I shattered my femur in a motorcycle accident, splitting it halfway up the bone and breaking my condyles into 2. I was immobilized and not weight bearing for months.

In 2012 I realized my leg had healed incorrectly, and I was left with a huge curvature that woul...

October 8, 2019

1998, Buckhannon, WV. The anticipation every month for the next issues of Flex Magazine, Muscle Mag International, Muscle and Fitness, and Muscular Development built from the moment I finished the current issue. I knew I loved lifting, bodybuilding was what had the spo...

October 1, 2019

Yesterday Kropyvnytskyi city, Ukraine was home to the Arnold Amateur World Strongman Championship Qualification's event for 2020.

8 athletes showed their strength in 6 events:

1. Medley: log 130 kg+send bag 100 kg/20 m+log 130+ send bag 100/20 m.

2. Farmers...

August 29, 2019

Name of contest: Beer Muscles 2019
Location: 2SP Brewing Company, Aston, PA 19014
Indoor or Outdoor: Both!
Number of Athletes: 82


Sponsors for Athletes: 2SP Brewing Company, The Training Room of Garnet Valley, Superfit Hero, Sheepdog Enhanced Beverage (Centurion Labz),...

August 3, 2019

The growth of teen participation in strongman has been tremendous in the last few years. There have been times when Teen Nationals was lucky to draw enough competitors to even bother with weight classes, but now there is stiff competition in every division that brings...

July 24, 2019

Brittany Barnes hosted her first Strongman competition called Houston’s Strongest in NRG Park, Houston TX. The competition was held indoors with a number of 28 athletes competing. Noble Vice, Nutrition Nation, and Metroflex Fortworth are the three sponsors that also at...

July 23, 2019

It was one of the hottest days of their year, with a high of 93 and humidity of more than 50%, the weather advisory was excessive heat warning but that did not stop ten brave souls showing up at the VCCF Lift Up strongman contest on July 20, 2019.

Violet Community Cross...

July 21, 2019

Every year since 2014 the “Summer Raid Weekend” has evolved in some way. In the beginning, it was simply a strongman competition, however it was the first such event ever held at Viking Performance Training. Now home to nearly 100 athletes over two days, the Raid began...