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Brian Shaw, 6'8, 400 lbs


#1

I came across this checking the news.Thought the Strongman forum would like a glimpse of his training and diet. Damn, I hate to sound like a kid, but, this guy is a true "monster".:))

http://www.greatbigstory.com/stories/living-large-a-day-in-the-life-of-a-strongman


#2

Zydrunas Savickas for the win!


#3

He's lost a lot of weight. He used to be 450+


#4

Yeah, the weight that is he listed at WSM has gradually decreased over the years. I remember that he talked in an interview about working on 'conditioning' and how that has brought his weight down and made him more competitive. I guess there is a limit to how big is useful, even in strongman.


#5

It'll depend on the venue as well. Brian has his eyes on racking up the WSM wins, where things are lighter and move more, so he's going to want to get a little lighter. If he just wanted to be the man at the Arnold (or if IFSA was still around), we might see his weight climb up more.


#6

Maybe. But Brian Shaw seems to do pretty well at the Arnold, too.


#7

No question. Guy is a great strength athlete.