All Articles & Reviews by
Max Shank




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Max Shank is a personal trainer based in Encinitas, California. Find out how to become obscenely strong and check out his own training at Strong as Hell, and on Twitter & Facebook.

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The Hardest Thing

Thinking
Thinking about the hour ahead. Photo by Roy Scott.
Do you have the mental fortitude to stop when it hurts?


Real Stone Lifting

There are many ways to get 'in shape'.

Stone lifting at the beach
Stone lifting at the beach.
One of the many great types of outdoor training. Real Stone Lifting.


The Fat Bar

Up for a challenge?

Fat bar
Max Shank's customised 2" bar with spinning sections.
What's with the Fat Bar? And the spinning sections? Max Shank investigates.



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