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.
Derek Poundstone and Mark Bell doing a crazy full body workout with heavy weight and working sets.
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.
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.
The following video series is an in-depth look at the strongman competition beginning with the early days of the worlds strongest man competition to the most dominant strong man of all time Mariusz Pudzianowski.
So what does it mean to be the strongest man? Here it means never quitting, never giving up, never neglecting all aspects of athletic performance and always giving 100% effort. I have no doubt Mariusz will improve because he has proven in the past to have the heart and determination to push himself to the next level of performance.
Derek Poundstone training for the 2010 Arnold Schwarzenegger Classic Strongman competition. In this video you will see why Derek Poundstone in one of the strongest men on the planet. Derek trains like a monster and he gets monster results.