Using Strongman Exercises in Training

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Interview With Edge Founder Barry Perkins

An interview with the founder of The Edge, Barry Von Perkins.

Interview with Edge Strongman Gavin Westenburger

Gavin has done some feats of strength that most are doing that are 10 years older than him. He stands at 5-10 at 290 and he's every bit as strong as he looks and loves the challenge of strongman. He's one of my current writers and good friends and has contributed a lot of experience from his sport that has benefited others including myself. He has taught me what it means to "BELIEVE AND BECOME". So take a look...

Feats of Strength

Feats of strength on display at Crossfit Gym in Reston Former strongman creates local showcase to expose people to sport by Reed S. Albers View the full article and video here. Although it might have been amateur hour at CrossFit Gym in Reston this past Saturday, those who showed up to compete nevertheless put on an impressive show. Modeled after “The World’s Strongest Man” competition, which has been broadcast on ESPN throughout the years, the Capital Classic Strongman Challenge...

Capital Classic Strongman Challenge – The Results

Congratulations to our winners! Watch this page for pictures, videos, and a more extensive recap of the day.

Full results are available here.

Meet the Edge Crew

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The Edge 2.0 Strongman Training

Posted 09 Dec 2015 in Uncategorized

The one and only STRONGMAN and STRONGWOMEN Specific Training Facility on the East Coast. Northern Virginia’s ONLY Strongman and Strongwoman Training facility. We provide a vast array of strongman and strongwomen training classes, competitions, clinics and FUN. If you are in Washington DC Strongman/Strongwomen, Maryland Strongman/Strongwoman, or Northern Virginia Strongman/Strongwoman… THIS IS THE PLACE FOR YOU!! Check out the reviews: From newbie Shannon: If you’re looking for a place to be encouraged, inspired, and supported – a place where people care about you – a place where you can do the impossible…than the Edge 2.0 is for you. Four months ago, I deadlifted 300lbs. A month ago, I loaded a stone series that ended with a 200+ lb stone (to a high...

4th Annual Capital Classic Strongman Challenge May 3, 2014

Posted 18 Dec 2013 in Uncategorized

Get Yourself ready!! It’s coming! 4th Annual Capital Classic 11:00am May 3rd 2014 at Crossfit Rubicon (home of The Edge 2.0) …. mark your calendars! Introducing the ShedLift and Car Carry!!  We have over 60 athletes, Men and Women competing to be the Nation’s Capital Strongest !!  From Novice to Experienced… from 115lbs to 370lbs athletes… it promises to be the best ever Cap Classic!! exciting new events (Car Walk) and great sponsors. come out and be witness to some amazing show of will and determination!!  SEE YOU THERE! 4th Annual Capital Classic entry

3rd Annual Capital Classic Photos!!

Posted 05 Jun 2013 in Uncategorized

We have posted over 250 great photos from our friend Danielle Vingelis! 3rd Annual Capital Classic Strongman Challenge May 18, 2013 Visit the full gallery here: Photos


Posted 06 Mar 2013 in Uncategorized

3RD ANNUAL CAPITAL CLASSIC STRONGMAN CHALLENGE   May 18, 2013  National Strongman Society, The Edge 2.0 and NOVA Strength and Conditioning bring you The 3rd Annual Capital Classic a Gold Level NAS show.  See some of the strongest beasts on the east coast …men and women battle it out for the title of The Nations Capital’s Strongest Man/Woman!  Click on EVENTS tab for more INFORMATION  

Barry’s Blind Betty-Photos now UP!

Posted 29 Aug 2012 in Uncategorized

We have posted over 250 great photos from our friend Danielle Vingelis! Barry’s Blind Betty – “A Strongman Show” Visit the full gallery here: Photos  

Interview with WSM finalist Stefán Sölvi Pétursson

Posted 24 Aug 2012 in Uncategorized

How to Train for The World’s Strongest Man   Interview with Stefán Sölvi Pétursson by: Barry Von Perkins.   BVP:  I’m with Stefán Sölvi Pétursson from the amazing …picturesque country of Iceland.  Home of some of the most prolific Strongmen in WSM history; Jón Páll Sigmarsson and Magnús Ver Magnússon just to name a couple.  I had the pleasure of meeting and competing with Stefán back in 2008 in Texas.  He’s very well known for both his playful fun attitude and competitive intensity.  I believe he even wore a cowboy hat for the deadlift at the contest in Texas…anyway..let’s get to it.  BVP: Hey Stefán ….what was your height and weight at the 2011 Worlds Strongest Man? SSP: I...