Tag Archives: John Conner

KEEP OUT THE LUNKS!

by Al Myers
Big John Conner, of the Dino Gym, competed this past weekend at the Olympia Strongman Challenge. John is a professional strongman and would be considered a "lunk" in most all commercial gyms.
Recently on the USAWA Discussion Forum I posted a news story video about a hardcore lifter who got “thrown out” of […]

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Medley Training

by Al Myers
John Conner, of the Dino Gym, performing a Medley which consisted of a sled drag using live weight!
I REALLY like the big training days at the Dino Gym!  The enthusiasm is high, motivation is at its peak, and the gym is filled with energy!  You HAVE TO have a good workout on […]

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The Farmers Walk

by Al Myers
Big John Conner of the Dino Gym training the Farmers Walk with 405 pounds per hand!!
One of the most physically taxing exercises you can train is the ole’ fashioned FARMERS WALK.  All it takes is two identical implements to carry. Just pick them both up at the same time and start walking.  This […]

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Challenge Barbells

by Al Myers
John Conner, of the Dino Gym, lifts the Dino Gym's Challenge Barbell. This Challenge Barbell weighs 585 pounds and has a 2.5" diameter handle. When John did this – he deadlifted it for three reps!!
Every gym or club should have a Challenge Barbell.  There is nothing as inviting as a heavy, already […]

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Conner Wins Liberty Strongman Classic!!

by Al Myers

John Conner training for the Hummer Tire Deadlift – where he pulled 905 pounds.
John Conner, the Dino Gym Phenom, won the Liberty Strongman Classic this past weekend in Philadelphia. This professional strongman contest was directed by Al Thompson, and was attended by several of the top professional strongmen in the United States. […]

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