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In this video I discuss some unique aspects of ‘old time strongman’ training and discuss the different methods that guys like Arthur Saxon, Eugen Sandow and Maxick would use to develop incredible strength. These guys could perform feats such as pulling cars using just their teeth, lifting immense amounts of weight with single fingers, driving nails into wood with their hands and much more.
I look at a few principles in particular:
* Overcoming isometrics/static contraction
* Unusual lifts (bent press, side press, anyhow lift)
* Progressive overload
* Grip training
* Muscle control
Let me know what you guys think of these methods and if I’ve missed anything! Thanks so much for watching and I’ll catch you next time!