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October 19, 2017

Thanks for taking some time to chat with us.  First off, for those that don’t know you well can you give us a brief background and how you got into the sport of Strongman? Spenser: As a kid, I had always watched World’s Strongest Man on TV, so naturally I was... Read More

October 18, 2017

NOW Foods has been empowering healthier lives since 1968 by providing consumers with health foods and natural supplements that are quality and affordable. NOW Foods also carries specific product lines including a sports nutrition line, NOW Sports. NOW Sports products support fitness goals naturally and ensure pure, safe supplements by... Read More

October 16, 2017

"How does your technique differ from squatting in wraps vs. sleeves?  And how often should you include accessories in training?" The technique in the squat stays the same, but the mental prep is definitely different. With wraps you are loading a spring that helps you out of the hole. With sleeves,... Read More

October 12, 2017

I have had an action-packed summer with vacations and photo shoots!  I am asked a lot how to prep for a photo shoot and whether it is as grueling as prepping for a show.  The answer to that is definitely NO!  When prepping for a show you basically must measure... Read More

October 9, 2017

"What are your 5 favorite movements for building your core?" My 5 favorite core moves are the following: Double crunch/V Up: Double Crunch: easy to do whenever, wherever working both upper and lower abs... I credit this move for giving me my very first glimpse of a six pack after years of consistency. V... Read More

October 2, 2017

"How do you decide what weight class you should compete in for fighting?  Is it better to cut weight/lean down or try to stay at your current weight?" When deciding what weight class to fight in for Boxing or MMA, it is important to know and understand when you will be... Read More

September 30, 2017

Q: Thanks Justin for taking time out of your schedule to talk.  For those that don’t know you well, could you provide a little background and how you got into the sport of Strongman? Justin: I competed in Track and Field collegiately as a thrower. After college I needed a place... Read More

September 28, 2017

One of the things I love about competing in all-round weightlifting is the postal competition.  This is where you gather regionally and do your lifts in front of a certified official, and then the results are sent into a central location to be compiled and tallied.  This allows one to... Read More

September 26, 2017

I am spending most of my free time these days enjoying watching my high school junior (Lizzy) play volleyball, and my college freshman (Emily) run cross country.  Lizzy’s team is currently ranked eighth in state.  We are a small Class A School (Minneota) and we recently beat several large Class... Read More

September 25, 2017

How often should you include HIIT and/or steady state cardio into your training?  This will depend on your goals! As a general rule, HIIT should only be done 1-2x per week. True HIIT is all out, and it's not possible to train at maximum intensity every day, as the body needs... Read More

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CrossFit Games Athlete
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IFBB Pro/Martial Artist
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CrossFit/NPGL Athlete
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CrossFit & NPGL Athlete
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CrossFit Athlete
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WBFF Pro/Fitness Model
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NPC Bikini Competitor
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Super-Middleweight Pro Boxer
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Danyelle Mastarone
NPC Figure Competitor/Personal Trainer
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Tim Nassen
Bodybuilder/Former Strongman
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Marketing Coordinator
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Steve Nissen
Inventor of HMB
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Spenser Remick
ASC Pro Strongman
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USAPL/IPF Powerlifter
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Erin Stern
2x. Ms. Figure Olympia
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Strength Athlete
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Pro Triathlete
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NPC Figure Competitor/Fitness Model
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