Hermann Goerner Training with kettlebells

Monday 1. Two hands snatch – After loosening up with calisthenics he would work up in eight or ten sets of between one and three from around 125 to 300 on a good day 2. Two hands clean and jerk – beginning with 220 pounds, he would work up slowly to near his limit, which …


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1920 Strongmen: The Post-World War 1 Era

As we enter the 1920’s, strongmanism, like vaudeville, has already seen its best days come and go. The long ago strength feats of men like Louis Cyr, Eugen Sandow, and Arthur Saxon are now stuff of legend and remembered fondly by older lifters. For the younger generation however, the real strength stars are of more …


WW2 Survivor and Strongman: Hermann Goerner!

Today I would like to tell about Hermann Görner. He was a famous Strongman from Germany. He performed in many countries and he is known as „Stärkster Mann der Welt“ the strongest man to ever walk the earth! He had a crazy grip strength. Hermann deadlifted 330kg/52stone/727lb with one hand! Earlier years He was born in …


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