Mike Amos


Mike AmosMike Amos started training in high school but made the same mistake many college students make, thinking that since sports where behind him, so was training. After a seven year absence from the weightroom he decided it was time to return. This time not for wrestling or football but for life and for fun. In the three years since his return he has made a remarkable number of mistakes and corrected a few of them.

Mike currently lives and trains in Baltimore, Maryland at a variety of locations. He is afforded the opportunity to train with a variety of people, equipment and techniques. He has trained and experimented with bodybuilding, powerbuilding, powerlifting, strongman, girevoy and dinosaur training. He has settled on none of them. Currently he strives to lose weight and get stronger and prefers sandbags and kettlebells to the gym. Mike has competed in strongman and the tactical strength challenge.

In 2005 Mike started a blog on gripboard.com which has since been moved to Anvil or Hammer.


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