Are You a Female Strength Athlete? Are You Judged and Disrespected for It?

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Professional strongwoman, Tracy Stankavage, and strongman Coach, Quint Zambon, discuss the issues facing women in the world of strongman and strength training. This has been an article I have wanted to post for a myriad of reasons. But mostly to bring to light the difficulty … [Read more...]

SFCW Sat. 8/2/14 and Atlas Stones

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Is anyone local interested in a 75# Atlas Stone? Here, we're doing Tabata Stone Cleans. I used a 75# stone and I was able to get the stone to my shoulder about 5-6 times each round of 20 seconds. I've never felt so badass. Since my strongman training, I bought the mold to make … [Read more...]

10 Facts about Strongman Training

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"Lift Heavy Things Often" is what I learned this past Saturday when I attended the CrossFit Strongman Instructor Certification course hosted by CrossFit and Hybrid Athletics at CrossFit BWI in Maryland, VA. I had no idea that seven hours would change my life.  I am in … [Read more...]

Intro to Strong(wo)man!

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What is Strongman/woman? Strongman/woman training consists of both strength and conditioning in various events. A strongwoman competition consists of 5-7 events over 1-2 days.  There are general rules on events that you will have a carry event, a deadlift event, an overhead … [Read more...]