Top Supplements for Strength
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As a Nutrition Coach and Strongman competitor, I’m constantly being asked about the best supplements for increasing strength. Before delving into such a topic, it’s important to understand the reality of investing in supplements: Supplements do not make you stronger, … Read More

Strongman Nutrition: How To Eat For Strength
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When I began competing in Strongman at the age of 24, I was eating everything in sight without any real idea of how to eat for strength. My diet consisted of frozen foods, lots of pork, and whatever I could … Read More

Strongman World Championships
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On March 6th 2015 I represented Canada in the 175-lb weight class at the Arnold Amateur Strongman World Championships. At the end of the day I was tied for 4th in the World, which is a nice result, but one … Read More

Post Arnold Strongman Results – Part 2 – Body IO ®
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Q: In our last article, covering the week leading up to the Arnolds, you were in a good state of mind. You had a couple of quick training sessions scheduled before driving to Ohio. Nutrition and recovery was your focus that … Read More

How To Become A Commercial-Gym Strongman
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When I fell in love with the sport of strongman, I had a conundrum on my hands: How was I going to train for this sport without access to the right equipment?That was roughly a decade ago, and to this … Read More

Complete Guide To Competitive Strongman
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When I was a 21-year-old, 175-pound kid relatively new to the world of lifting weights, some friends introduced me to the underground sport known as strongman.I was intrigued, but I never imagined myself being able to flip tractor tires or … Read More

Preparing for the Arnold – Part 1 – Body IO ®
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I’ve known Body IO® Coach and Strongman Dain Wallis for a number of years now. I am constantly amazed, not only by Dain’s brute strength, but also his passion for Strongman and fierce determination to embrace (and overcome) every obstacle in his … Read More

Toronto Pro Supershow 2014
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My 2014 Iron Label Strongman Competition Recap This past weekend I competed in the 2014 Iron Label Strongman Competition at the Toronto Pro SuperShow.  I competed in the 2013 contest on whim and it reignited my fire for the sport, … Read More

Strongman Fitness World Championships
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This past weekend I was one of 24 competitors at the 2014 Arnold Strongman Fitness World Championships, aka, the under-185lb strongman world championships. Although my normal body weight sits around 175 lbs, I gained 15 lbs in 6 months weighed-in … Read More

The Truth About Steroids In Sports
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I wanted to whip up a quick piece about the truth about steroids in sports for three reasons: 1) The Olympics 2) A recent article I read on Crossfit and steroids 3) A few recent interactions where I’ve learned that … Read More

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