A Srongman vs Bodybuilder – Who Will be Stronger in “Strength Battle”

Strongman as a sport is dynamic and requires not only absolute strength, but also strength endurance, speed and agility. You have to be able to move quickly and use your strength in unconventional, strange ways. From a training standpoint, strongman training is extremely demanding. They spend a lot of time perfecting the big three, squat, bench, and dead lift, but also focus on overhead presses.

Strongman vs Bodybuilder, who is stronger?

It depends. The bodybuilder also has strength. He uses strength training to build muscle. But he will not build muscle without strength.

The strongman trains for maximum strength. So, move heavy weights for a short time.

I bring other sports into play. Climb. Requires strength endurance above all in order not to fall off the wall. They are strong too.

It’s like when someone asks me how much do you do on the bench press. The answer is useless because he didn’t ask, eg how many repetitions.

The “sport” of bodybuilding is simply used to build muscle to create an aesthetic and proportional physique.

So the key difference between a bodybuilder and a strongman is this: a bodybuilder trains purely for aesthetics and appearance. They lift weights for hypertrophy and try to keep fat gain to a minimum.

A strongman, on the other hand, will focus on building overall strength and power without too much concern for physical appearance. They lift weights to build raw strength and eat a ton of calories to build size and strength.

However, bodybuilders are strong and many bodybuilders will even try strongman or powerlifting style lifting to complement their training regimen.
A Strongman vs. a Bodybuilder – Who is Stronger?

How strong is a bodybuilder compared to a strongman? Well, we are about to find out in the video below.

In the video below, bodybuilder Johannes Luckas is challenged by strongman Tetzel from the German hardcore gym “Halbgottschmiede”. The “battle” includes some strongman strength disciplines.

– Squats 150 kg 20 reps
– Farmer’s Hold 240kg 30 seconds
– Loglift 80kg 15 reps

Watch the Strongman vs. Bodybuilder battle below to find out who is stronger.

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