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The Phantom and the Atom

A few nights ago when I was at a Maverick business event, one of the guest speakers was Sandra Joseph, who played Christine in The Phantom of the Opera on Broadway. As she told her story, she talked about as a child she went to see the play Annie. She felt this immense connection and […]

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The Mighty Atom’s Internal Dialog

When it comes to sports psychology, one big area is that of your self-talk. What you say to yourself makes a big impact on your performance. (Just like with visualization, HOW you say it may be even more important than the words…) And no, this doesn’t mean what you speak out loud to yourself, but […]

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The Mighty Atom On Healthy Living and Herbs

It’s funny the things that we forget. I knew that reading about the Mighty Atom was a huge influence in my life. In fact, I would say it steered the direction of my life for the better. I read that book and said to myself, “I want to be that strong.” …And so I set […]

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The Great Gama and The Mighty Atom

In the center of a loose earthen pit, two massive Indian wrestlers stood naked except for breech cloths, their black mustaches preened and heads shaven. Each raised a weighty gold scepter-mace, his badge of championship. This formality concluded, the two men faced each other in the open pit. The crowd took up a chant, calling […]

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The Mighty Atom Hypnotizes

The following comes from The Spiritual Journey of Joseph L. Greenstein by Ed Spielman. It is the first in a series of articles showcasing some of the amazing things The Mighty Atom did and how you can do the same. The Atom always claimed that his mind control could be transferred, and one evening he […]

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Podcast: Strongman Journey

In this podcast I detail my strongman journey. Here are a few of the details you’ll find inside: [display_podcast] The difference between Modern Strongman and Old, or Competitive versus Performance based The 6 Staple Feats of Strength as taught by Dennis Rogers The Mighty Atom, Slim the Hammerman and how all roads lead to Dennis […]

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Strongman Picnic

What have I gotten myself into? You see that old fire truck there. Yep, I’m going to be pulling that by myself, by my hair. If you’ve been around my site for awhile then you may have seen the Mighty Atom tribute article and videos on doing this feat. So you know its not something […]

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Strong Hair Pull

Over two years ago my friend and I first pulled a truck by our hair. It was a feat of strength designed to pay homage to one of my favorite oldtime strongmen, The Mighty Atom. For several reasons its been that long since we revisited our feat. That was until this past week. Here’s one […]

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Bending a 60-Penny Nail for the First Time

A little while ago I bent my first ever legitimate 60-penny nail. I did this in the reverse grip meaning my hands were facing opposite directions. Since then I have bent one in the double overhand position which I am working more on. Bending steel has been something that has interested me for a while. […]

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