FREE Press Specialisation Program

FREE Press Specialisation Program

Overhead Press Specialisation Program The overhead press – a simple movement that seems to the bane of most peoples’ existence. Like the majority of you, I used to absolutely HATE it as I completely sucked at it, so I developed a program to nail any...
2018 BSMAW – Events

2018 BSMAW – Events

Event 1 (Standing Athletes) – Max Distance Keg Carry Competitors are to start at the competitor start line. On the judges call, the competitor must move forward approximately a metre, pick up the keg from behind the event start line, and then carry it for the...
2018 BSMAW – Classes

2018 BSMAW – Classes

Strongman is an inclusive sport, and as such we decided to make this the most inclusive competition we’ve ever held, and we think has ever been held in the country. Valhalla Strength – South Brisbane are proud to announce that for the first time at a...
2018 Brisbane’s Strongest Man and Woman

2018 Brisbane’s Strongest Man and Woman

The 2018 Brisbane’s Strongest Man and Woman will be held at the historic Mount Gravatt Showgrounds on the 17th of November, 2018. THE COMPETITION Competitors from the 2018 South East QLD Strength Series have a chance to win the series at this competition. To be...
Strength Sports and Your Identity

Strength Sports and Your Identity

It’s no secret that strength sports, in particular powerlifting and strongman, tends to attract a lot of ‘misfits’. This is one thing I particularly love; whether you’re a big and tall man or woman who is finally finding that you have no need...
Row Like Hell

Row Like Hell

As somebody who has coached for a few years, patterns among clients and athletes I have coached, helped out with or just observed over a long period of time become fairly evident. Nowhere is this more telling than in following female athletes who seem to excel towards...
Look For the Causes, not the Effects

Look For the Causes, not the Effects

One thing which I have found time and time again – disregarding acute injuries, incorrect lifting technique isn’t typically the CAUSE of injuries in the gym, but an EFFECT of the summation of everything you do in your day to day life.  As an example, how...
Ketogenic Diets – A Tangential Analogy

Ketogenic Diets – A Tangential Analogy

Imagine this (this is a really long analogy, so if you don’t want to read please go straight to the end). You’ve just bought a new car. You’ve taken it to the track a few times and it runs ok, but you really want to get a bit of a tune up and some...