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John Grimek
Clash of the Titans: Grimek vs. Stanko

Clash of the Titans: Grimek vs. Stanko

What would happen if two of the greatest strength athletes in history went head to head? Whether bodybuilding, Olympic lifting or unusual feats of strength, I would say the match up between John Grimek and Steve Stanko is pretty evenly matched. Only history knows the...

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The Hip Lift

The Hip Lift

One of the most interesting training techniques of the Oldtime Strongmen is to use short-range movements with very heavy weights. This not only gives a super workout for the muscles, but strengthens the tendons, ligaments and bones and also gives the psychological...

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The Mighty Atom Bites a Nail in Half!

The Mighty Atom Bites a Nail in Half!

Even as an old man, The Mighty Atom had a formidable set of choppers. Here, he easily bites the head off a nail at the York Museum sometime in the 1960’s (you can tell this is York because that’s the famous marble statue of John Grimek in the background.)

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Tag:
John Grimek
Clash of the Titans: Grimek vs. Stanko

Clash of the Titans: Grimek vs. Stanko

What would happen if two of the greatest strength athletes in history went head to head? Whether bodybuilding, Olympic lifting or unusual feats of strength, I would say the match up between John Grimek and Steve Stanko is pretty evenly matched. Only history knows the...

read more
The Hip Lift

The Hip Lift

One of the most interesting training techniques of the Oldtime Strongmen is to use short-range movements with very heavy weights. This not only gives a super workout for the muscles, but strengthens the tendons, ligaments and bones and also gives the psychological...

read more
The Mighty Atom Bites a Nail in Half!

The Mighty Atom Bites a Nail in Half!

Even as an old man, The Mighty Atom had a formidable set of choppers. Here, he easily bites the head off a nail at the York Museum sometime in the 1960’s (you can tell this is York because that’s the famous marble statue of John Grimek in the background.)

read more