The Rogue Legends Series: Looking At The Early Days Of The Strongman

Rogue Fitness put out a series of documentaries on Youtube back in 2017, taking a look at some of the early days of strongman and fitness pioneers. I am a guy who still buys old 50s and 60s strength magazines and books, so it really is kind of surprising it took me four years after their release to start the series. I didn’t even know about them until I was doing some research on Louis Cyr. Episode 1: Eugen Sandow Sandow is probably best known these days as the guy the Mr. Olympia Statue is named after. Early strongman was … Continue reading The Rogue Legends Series: Looking At The Early Days Of The Strongman

The Numbers I Use To Chase, A Powerlifting Motivator

Back around 2006-2009, I got back into powerlifting, and orbited some of the top levels of the sport. I had competed all through high school and got back into a few smaller competitions before, mostly in NASA, but it wasn’t until I moved to Fairfield that I started doing some of the bigger shows. And when I say “I did the bigger shows”, I mean I would compete on the Amateur’s day of the two-day Pro-Ams and such or serve as a handler for a training partner. I was strong, but I was Fairfield strong, not Westside strong. I know … Continue reading The Numbers I Use To Chase, A Powerlifting Motivator