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Body By Gamma
Tony E, also known as Body by Gamma, Has competed in over 15 Strongman/Powerlifting competitions. Best lifts include 360lbs stone, 300lbs Overhead Press, 350 Competition Bench, 525 Competition Squat, 405 Zombie Squat and 630lbs Deadlift. .For more information on Body by gamma, please visit Tony's blog or Youtube channel.
Strength Training

Your First Strongman Competition, Tips, Tricks and Things You Should Know

So you want to compete in your first Strongman Competition!

My first word of advice is find a local training crew that has some of the events you will be encountering in your first competition.

You don’t want to start off like me and just … Read more

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Competing In Your 1st Raw Powerlifting Meet

Competing in your 1st Raw powerlifting meet, here are some tips and tricks to help you out.

So you manned up and have decided to compete in your first raw powerlifting meet? Good. Here are some tips and tricks of the trade to get your ready for optimal… Read more

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Grooming Tips for Strongmen and Powerlifters – Part 1

In no particular order:

Bear…Hair Care

Trim those split ends! Now before all you “bears” out there go to lynch me – hear me out. I never said you had to shave; frankly, I am against it. All I said was trim those split ends. Yes, having lots of… Read more

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Gym Etiquette RANT for the Strongman/Powerlifter

Unload your weights!

As a powerlifter and strongman I, on a constant basis, am loading and unloading over 300lbs on most exercises and still find the time to re-rack my own weights. These consist of many plates (45), quarters (25), dimes (10),… Read more

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The K.I.S.S. Method for Strength Training

This is my personal approach to strength training. K.I.S.S. stands for Keep It Simple Stupid!

You want a bigger squat, bench, deadlift, and overhead press? Then why do you do all these other useless movements as your main focus? Curling 90 lbs… Read more

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Overcoming Your Sticking Points: A Powerlifter’s Guide to Obtaining their One Rep Max

I walked up to the squat rack, I loaded the bar on my back, it felt heavy so I wimped it out. I couldn’t stabilize myself, and I was shaking. When I went down I felt scared. I hesitated halfway through and got buried…

I set my self down on the bench and… Read more

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Strength Training

Smash F’ing Weights: How to get Ready for One Rep Max Lift

Smash F’ing Weights

When going to attempt a 1 rep max lift, there are several things you must consider before doing so:

  • Did I sleep well enough this week?
  • Did I eat enough food today?
  • Am I still feel really sore…did I train too hard last workout?
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