strongman Archives - Juggernaut Training Systems

  • Stabilizing the Scapulae for Overhead Pressing

    By Pat Davidson | In Mobility, Overhead Press | on August 6, 2014

    Ivan Abadjiev, the great Bulgarian weightlifting coach made the world take notice when his team started dominating Olympic contests and international meets during the prime of his coaching career. What was the secret to his success? Increasing the annual training volume of the contest lifts with his athletes in training. The Bulgarian training regime for […]

  • Starting Strongman: A Shift In Focus

    By Kalle Beck | In Strongman, Training | on June 29, 2014

    I apologize for being absent recently with my JTS logs.   My training has been down in the dumps since the Arnold due to injury, and my body just being a mess in general. Limping from contest to contest thinking I needed to do it NOW caught up with me.   I am happy to […]

  • Deep Water: Squat Training

    By Juggernaut | In Squat | on May 19, 2014

    “Squatting for me is a spiritual experience.  Squatting isn’t just an exercise it is a place where I can lose myself and find myself all in one set. The squat is a movement to make  your whole body strong and if you do it right it will make you mentally strong. Squatting can put you […]

  • Lots of Juggernaut Training Systems’ followers and subscribers are individuals who work with high school/collegiate athletes, in the realm of strength training and conditioning. Some of us are in charge of the entire program, while others provide guidance, a helping hand, and/or other forms of assistance in creating bigger, faster, and stronger athletes. I have […]

  • Neglected Muscles to Improve Strength

    By Juggernaut | In Training | on March 10, 2014

    by Pat Davidson My name is Pat Davidson and I am currently a professor of exercise science at Springfield College. My main passion in life is my pursuit of strength and athleticism. I compete in Strongman, and in the two and a half years that I have been involved in the sport I have competed […]

  • Deep Water

    By Juggernaut | In Training | on February 12, 2014

    Are you ready to challenge your body and mind like you never have before?   Do you want to transform your life?   Deep Water is more than training, it is more than nutrition, it is a philosophy to empower you for improvement. ‘Pain causes some men to break and some to break records!’ This […]

  • Get to Know Matt Dawson

    By Juggernaut | In Build Muscle, Strongman | on January 20, 2014

    Shot putter, powerlifting, strongman and now bodybuilder, Matt Dawson is conquering strength sports one at a time. This heavyweight pro strongman has a 400+ pound overhead press, 800+ pound deadlift and a physique to match. Meet the newest member of Team Juggernaut. Matt Dawson is a professional strongman based in Cleveland, OH. This High School […]

  • Deep Water: Power Cleans

    By Juggernaut | In Training | on January 7, 2014

    By Jasha Faye Originally published in Power Magazine Andre Shiskin is a Russian born football player from Northern California. He is a D-1 defensive end at the University of Western Carolina. But to hear him tell it he’s already an NFL Pro-Bowler. He is on break and always trains with me when he is home. Everyone […]

  • 7 Habits of Highly Effective Strength Athletes

    By Juggernaut | In Training | on October 5, 2013

    by Greg Nuckols Lots of ink has been spilled covering the nuances of strength training.  Everyone has their own pet program, favorite accessory exercises, mobility drills and warm-ups they view as essential, and the list goes on. However, as fun as it is to discuss new ideas and approaches, let us not forget that LOTS […]

  • The Derby City Seminar

    By Juggernaut | In Training | on September 25, 2013

    The Derby City Seminar brings you over 5 hours of information from some of Juggernaut’s most popular authors. This seminar was $300 to attend in person, not including travel/lodging/food/etc, so this is a tremendous value. This product includes 3 seminar presentations and a roundtable Q&A/discussion. Get It Here! Brandon Lilly kicks things off with Reclaiming Real […]

  • 3 Movements to Make You A Strong Man (or Woman!)

    By Kalle Beck | In Strongman | on August 15, 2013

    “I’d love to do some strongman stuff but I’m a powerlifter. How could I incorporate some strongman lifts into my training, I don’t plan on competing in strongman competitions” That is a question I recently got and is a question I get asked a lot. If you are looking to add some variety to your […]

  • From mobility, to sports training, to maximal strength development, Team Juggernaut covers a variety of topics in this roundtable Q&A from the Juggernaut Seminar at Derby City Crossfit in Louisville, KY. Brandon Lilly, Corey Hayes, Ryan Brown and Chad Wesley Smith are some of the brightest minds in strength and performance today. Check out this […]

  • Developing Thoracic Strength

    By Maya Winters | In Training | on June 4, 2013

    Many of you do not know this but I am an art professor and a painter/contemporary artist.  Over the years, I’ve spent many hours hunched over drafting tables, textbooks, and easels.  For a good bit of my life, I walked with a rather curved posture.  I can remember my middle school guidance counselor pulling me […]

  • There are some things that all strength athletes need to do well. All those looking to succeed at the highest level must have maximal strength, explosive strength, special strength and work capacity. Whether you are a powerlifter, strongman, weightlifter, thrower or Crossfitter, you must have all of those qualities in varying proportions. In this hour […]

  • Atlas Stone Training In A Commercial Gym

    By Kalle Beck | In Strongman | on May 23, 2013

    Atlas Stone are the event most synonymous with strongman. Lifting, carrying, throwing and loading stones are the original tests of strength. There are challenge stones all throughout countries such as Iceland and Scotland that date back thousands of years. They are the original strongman event and arguably the most important since there will be some […]

  • Optimal Training: The Death of Over and Under Training

    By Josh Thigpen | In Training | on May 10, 2013

    The debate never ends. Some say you can overtrain, some say you can’t overtrain. Some even say you are undertrained. People cannot wait to jump on the latest internet celebrity bandwagon. These guys get people fired up about training things everyday all day and come up with slogans that are catchy to remind people of […]

  • 210kg Snatch, 250kg Clean and Jerk, 920lb raw deadlift, 2,221 raw total, 3rd at 2010 World’s Strongest Man and 19’ 56# weight over bar, quite a list of accomplishments and they all belong to one man, Mikhail “Misha” Koklyaev. Misha is undoubtedly the most well-rounded strength athlete of all-time, the only one who can lay […]

  • Get to Know Maya Camille Winters

    By Juggernaut | In Strongman | on April 19, 2013

    Get to know new Team Juggernaut athlete Maya Camille Winters, the 2012 North American Middleweight Strongwoman Champion and Runner-Up at the 2013 Strongwoman Fitness World Championships at the Arnold Sports Festival. Maya was also a professional rugby player, in addition to being a professor and contemporary artist/painter… Name: Maya Camille Winters Age: 33 City: Lansdowne, […]

  • Bench Press for Strongmen

    By Mike Jenkins | In Bench, Strongman | on March 20, 2013

    How much you bench bro? I always lie and say like 700 and the response I get is “That’s not too bad!” Are you kidding? Now I come up with the most ridiculous number I can imagine and few are phased, I guess it would be like me responding to someone telling me about their […]

  • Throwing is one of the most overlooked sports of Strength Sports.  There is minimal info, compared to Powerlifting, Strongman or Weightlifting, regarding on how to train for it and of the info out there, very little of it addresses how to properly train to throw farther.  I wrote Training LAB to address this issue.  I […]

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