Strongman Club

New Species Crossfit

Strongman Club

The purpose of New Species strongman club is to learn and practice safe, proper, and efficient strongman movements within a specialized and motivational group setting.

Being a well-rounded athlete has always been a pillar of Crossfit in general, and Strongman movements/programming provide unique challenges to those who train them.

CrossFit Strongman increases real world strength as we are required to move odd objects, such as a grocery bag, as efficiently as possible on a daily basis.

All ages and fitness levels are encouraged to attend. Learning these movements under the guidance of those who have studied and practiced them greatly reduces fear and injury risk.

Why do CrossFit Strongman?

Increased maximal lifts

Improved grip strength

Improved midline stability

Posterior chain development

Increased work capacity

What to expect:

-Loaded carries, including sand bags, farmers, and yoke.

-Pressing movements, including log, axle, keg, and dumbbell

-Pulling movements, including conventional deadlifts, axle deadlifts, frame deadlifts, and variations from blocks, for max and for reps.

-Speciality movements, such as stone loading, sandbag throws, etc

-Conditioning movements, including medleys of the above in some form of Tabata structure, and / or tire flips and sled work

The Coach

Coach Matt has been an avid strength-sports enthusiast for 10+ years. He has competed in dozens of local, regional, and national level meets and holds several state and national records in various divisions. An electrical engineer by degree, Matt takes a scientific approach to training to maximize efficiency and productivity. Matt believes that the strongman style of training can provide many benefits to CrossFit participants, by challenging them in new and different ways.

Contact Matt at: [email protected] or 248-872-8529

Coach Tony has had an interest in strength sports ever since he watched his first World’s Strongest Man competition on TV as a kid. His love for strength training was further cultivated in high school and college through athletics. Tony has competed in powerlifting and strongman competitions since high school and continues to challenge himself through competing today. Tony believes that everyone can benefit from training with strongman movements and implements, and is thrilled to have the opportunity to share his love and knowledge of the sport with others.

Contact Tony at: [email protected]