Hafthor Bjornsson Destroys A 440kg/970lb Squat

Hafthor Bjornsson has made it clear he's looking to get stronger, take Eddie Hall's 500kg deadlift record, and win the World's Strongest Man. In the meantime, he's looking to squat over 1,000lb — and he's just gotten one step closer.

Bjornsson just posted a video of his recent squat max out with a beautifully smooth 440kg/970lb lift.

We've seen Thor squat 400kg/881lb for a double as well as 420kg/925lb for a single, and now we've seen him put up an insane 440kg/970lb squat, which is the heaviest squat in Icelandic history.

Thor's strength gains are very exciting for the sport of strongman and he's on track to be in the best shape of his life leading into the 2018 season.

Jason Khalipa Talks CrossFit Games, Podcast, & Evolution Of Fitness

The 2008 Fittest Man on Earth talks about the evolution of the Games and what he’s up to.

Top-10 CrossFit Games Athlete Kari Pearce Helps You Master 'Grace'

Kari Pearce shares tips for the popular Breast Cancer Awareness WOD.

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Wodapalooza Is Officially A CrossFit-Sanctioned Qualifier

Noah Ohlsen, Travis Mayer, and Will Moorad At WZA 2018

CrossFit has been making waves like a hurricane, and the news just keeps on coming: Wodapalooza is now an officially sanctioned partner with the governing body. What that means is that the world's premier fitness festival, held each year in Miami, is now an official partner with the governing body of the sport.

Colleen Fotsch Interview, Pt. II: CrossFit, Family, & The Right Coach

Colleen Fotsch, fresh off winning the 2018 Kill Cliff Granite Games in St. Cloud, Minnesota, spoke to FloElite about her preparation for the Granite Games, her move to Arizona, her growth with her new coach, and much more. Here’s the second installation of this two-part interview.

Colleen Fotsch Interview, Pt. I: Granite Games Victory & Move To Arizona

Colleen Fotsch, fresh off winning the 2018 Kill Cliff Granite Games in St. Cloud, Minnesota, spoke to FloElite about her preparation for the Granite Games, her move to Arizona, her growth with her new coach, and much more. Here’s the first installation of this two-part interview.

Travis Mayer, Colleen Fotsch Are Your 2018 Kill Cliff Granite Games Champs

After nearly leading the 2018 Kill Cliff Granite Games from wire to write, individual pro Travis Mayer finished atop the podium by a mere three and a half points over Streat Hoerner with a score of 902.5 to 899. 

2018 Kill Cliff Granite Games: Day 2 Recap, Results, & More

2018 Kill Cliff Granite Games Hype Video

With only one day of competition remaining, Travis Mayer and Colleen Fotsch are your men's and women's pro individual leaders. 

2018 Kill Cliff Granite Games: Day 1 Recap, Results, & More

2018 Kill Cliff Granite Games Hype Video

While you were busy at work on a typical Friday in September, some of the nation’s most ridiculously fit athletes spent the day crushing a list of grueling workouts. 

Granite Games Officially Announced As A CrossFit-Sanctioned Qualifier

2018 Kill Cliff Granite Games Hype Video

On the eve of the 2018 Granite Games in St. Paul, Minnesota, the 2019 Granite Games just got a whole lot spicier: Last night the CrossFit Games officially announced that next year's edition of this event will be the second confirmed CrossFit-sanctioned qualifier, joining the Dubai Fitness Festival.