Friday, June 20, 2014

Stone Training in the Gym

4 lifts/techniques on training for the stones in the gym from one of the few men who loads 500lb+ stones.
Atlas Stone Training: Part 1: Gym Training By Craig Pfisterer

Thursday, June 19, 2014

Programming - Chase Karnes

Three Common Strongman Programming Mistakes
While there’s endless ways to set things up, here’s a sample:

Week A

  • Log clean and press
  • Bench
  • Chin-ups
  • Accessory work
  • Squats
  • Romanian deadlifts
  • Carries (sandbag or Husafell)
  • Accessory work
  • Circus dumbbells
  • Yoke
  • Atlas stones

Week B

  • Axle clean and press
  • Strict overhead
  • Bent-over rows
  • Accessory work
  • Deadlifts
  • Front squats
  • Heavy drags (sled or Prowler)
  • Accessory work
  • Keg press
  • Farmer’s walks
  • Medley of some sort (i.e. carry/drag, carry/load, drag/push)