They say you have to eat big to be big and for Robert Oberst nothing could be closer to the truth. Watch as Robert shares what a day of eating looks like for a strongman competitor
Brian Shaw went from small town Colorado to becoming a three-time winner of the World’s Strongest Man contest. What does the life of a man who can throw kegs as high as the roof of a house look like day to day?
The 2013 World's Strongest Man was the 36th edition of World's Strongest Man. The event was held in Haitang Bay,Sanya, China. The finals were held on Aug. 23 & 24. Brian Shaw from the USA placed first, winning his second WSM title after winning in 2011. Zydrunas Savickas from Lithuania was second after finishing 1st the year before, and Hafþór Júlíus Björnsson from Iceland was third for the second year in a row.
The 2012 World's Strongest Man was the 35th edition of World's Strongest Man hosted at the Commerce Casino in Los Angeles, California. The qualifying heats were held from September 24–27, and the finals took place Sept. 30 & Oct. 1, 2012. The winner was Žydrūnas Savickas, it was his third WSM title. Vytautas Lalas of Lithuania was second, and Iceland's Hafþór Júlíus Björnsson was third.
After the five time world's strongest man champion Mariusz Pudzianowski left the competition after his 2009 runner up placement Zydrunas Savickas went on a 2 year run and in 2011 was hoping to land his 3rd championship in a row. Brian Shaw a promising young american competitor would share the lead with Savickas going into the final event (the atlas stones). The champion is decided in world's strongest man fashion with a winner take all race to the finish.
If you are looking to increase your bench press then there is nothing better that watching those who bench press heavy weight. You will not find a stronger pro bodybuilder than Stan "The White Rhino" Efferding and Ryan Kennelly is the current record holder for the most weight ever bench pressed in competition.
Efferding is the #1 ranked raw powerlifter in America, he currently holds the Raw Record for the Squat and Total of 2,226lbs. In this video you will find Stan & Joe performing a Chest and Tricep workout routine as Joe DeRousie approaches the 2011 USA Championships.
Winifred Pristell is 70 years-young, great-grandmother of 3, with fingers twisted by arthritis who benches, squats and deadlifts more weight than many young men you find in the gym. Winifred has set two world records for her age and weight by dead lifting 288lbs and bench pressing 188lbs.
Ain't no such thing as a muscle pull, playa!
This video is a compilation of gym mishaps which showcase what can go wrong when you lift heavy weights and in some cases when weak people try to lift not so heavy weights. This represents AFV strongest man edition. Let this be a reminder to us all to respect the weight!