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World’s Strongest Man: Revealing Top Five Strongest Men in History

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To be stronger you must be physically fit. The question arises: What is Physical Strength? Physical strength is your ability to complete different fitness goals, which vary from person to person, depending on various factors. We all have such other things we want to achieve. In this modern digital society, everything stands in touch. We don’t put much strength into completing a task.

Working on your physical strength is suitable for an ordinary person to help improve endurance, prevent injury, and improve explosiveness while working out and lifting heavy weights. For example, a big muscular bodybuilder is physically strong, but so is a way smaller-looking runner or gymnast. Most of us are familiar with the names of the historically strongest man. We will discuss the current most muscular men who practiced stone-lifting, calisthenics, boxing, and gymnastics.

Who is Zydrunas Savickas (Big Z)Zydrunas Savickas (Big Z)

Birzai, Lithuania-born Zydrunas Savickas, is determined to become a professional strongman. He participated in his first strongman contest and was defeated after beating many adult competitors. In only his second contest, he set new Lithuanian records in Powerlifting. He faced many competitors in both sports, lifting 2200 pounds to win the silver medal in the IPF World Powerlifting Championships in 2000.

After suffering a double knee injury in a strongman contest, he felt he could never lift again, but without losing hope, Zydrunas continued training, focusing primarily on strongman contests. Now, Zydrunas is widely considered to be the strongest man in the world. He is a winner of the Arnold Strongman Classic  (six-time ) and a three-time winner of the TWI World’s Strongest Man Contest.

Body Statics

  • Age: 38
  • Height: 190.5 cm/6’3’’
  • Weight: 182 kg/400 lbs
  • Chest: 150 cm/59.1 inches
  • Biceps: 55 cm/21.7 inches
  • Calf: 55 cm/21.7 inches
  • Thigh: 115 cm/45.3 inches
  • Neck: 55 cm/21.7 inches
  • Hometown: Vilnius, Lithuania
  • Family: Zydrunas is married to Jurgita

Who is Bill KazmaierBill Kazmaier

Born on December 30, 1953, Bill Kazmaier is still alive with superhuman strength. Besides that, he also has superhuman eyesight: in one, 20/13, and 20/11 in the other. He is a strongman and powerlifter who dominated the strength scene in the 1980s. He quit his school and was determined to be the top powerlifter in the world. He achieved this in short order. At 25, he earned a lot, including the IPF world championship and the American powerlifting championships in the superheavyweight class in 1979.

He is named the first man to bench press over 300 kg (660 pounds). He spent a considerable amount of time at the 661-pound world record bench. He could perform 15 reps of cheat curls with 315 pounds. He was the first human to lift all five McGlashen Stones in competition and to lift the Thomas Inch Dumbell overhead. He still has USPF Senior and the IPF American record total in powerlifting (1100 kg. or 2420 lbs.).

Body Statics

  • Age: 68
  • Height: 6’3″
  • Weight: 321 to 350 lbs.
  • Chest: 60″ inches
  • Biceps: 23″ inches
  • Forearms: 17″ inches
  • Neck: 22+”inches
  • Waist: 40″ inches
  • Thigh: 32″ inches
  • Calfs: 20.5″ inches
  • Birthdate: Dec. 30, 1953, in Wisconsin
  • Nationality: American
  • Retired: 1992

Who is Brian ShawBrian Shaw

American strongman competitor Brian Shaw became prominent after winning the World’s Strongest Man contests from 2011-2016. He started his successful journey as a strongman in the Denver Strongest Man competition. In World’s Strongest Man competition 2020, he came 5th.

Besides being a strong man and all-five lifted stone man, he runs a YouTube channel named SHAWSTRENGTH, where he uploads training footage, eating challenges, fitness, and strength challenges. He was also mentioned in the History series, The Strongest Man in History 2019.  Adding more, he also appears in successful films and television shows. He is enjoying good health today.

Body Statics

  • Name: Brian Shaw
  • Age: 40
  • Height: 6 ft 8 in or 203 cm
  • Weight: 192 kg or 423 lbs
  • Chest – 60 in or 152.5 cm
  • Arms / Biceps – 23 in or 58.5 cm
  • Waist – 47 in or 119.5 cm
  • Shoe Size: 16 (US) or 49 (EU) or 15 (UK)
  • Birthplace: Fort Lupton, Colorado, United States
  • Residence: Brighton, Colorado, United States

Who is Hafthor Julius BjornssonHafthor Julius Bjornsson

Famous professional strongman was born to Bjorn Thor Reynisson and Ragnheidur Margret Juliusdottir. He has one sister. He is the winner of three silver and three bronze medals in the World’s Strongest Man. In 2018, he finally won the title of World’s Strongest Man. He is determined by strongman athlete Jón Páll Sigmarsson which he tattooed on his calf.

Besides this journey, he also performs in movies, Tv shows, and brand endorsements. He is famous for his appearance in the popular fantasy action TV series, Game of Thrones and the thriller movie Operation Ragnarök. He set a world record in 2020 by deadlifting 501 kilograms.

Body Statics

  • Name: Hafþór Júlíus Björnsson
  • Age: 33
  • Chest – 60 in or 152.5 cm
  • Arms / Biceps – 22 in or 56 cm
  • Waist – 48 in or 122 cm
  • Height: 6 ft 9 in or 206 cm
  • Weight: 180 kg or 400 lbs
  • Birthplace: Reykjavík, Iceland
  • Residence: Kópavogur, Iceland

Who is Mariusz Zbigniew PudzianowskiMariusz Pudzianowski

Former Polish strongman competitor Mariusz Zbigniew Pudzianowski, widely known by his nicknames in Poland as “Pudzian” and “Dominator,” is a current mixed martial artist. The Strongman is the winner of five World’s Strongest Man titles and two runner-up titles. In 2009, the winner debuted as a mixed martial artist.

He was born to a weightlifter named Wojciech. In this way, he quickly became interested in sports. He made his professional sports debut at sixteen in Polish Weightlifting Championship. He was part of his brother Krystian’s musical group, the Pudzian band. Moreover, Mariusz performs amateur Rugby for Budowlani Łódź.

Body Statics

  • Age 45 years
  • Height: 6’ 1’’
  • Weight: 117.93 kg (260 lbs)
  • Biceps:6 cm (22 inches),
  • Forearms: 45 cm (18 inches)
  • waist span is 92 cm.
  • chest size of 148 cm.
  • Birth date February 7, 1977
  • Place of Birth Poland
  • Occupation Bodybuilder, mixed martial fighter
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