Jim Schmitz on the Lifts

IronMind® Enterprises Highlights Timeline

1988

 

  • launch monthly IronMind sports psychology column in IRONMAN magazine, will run continuously for over 12 years
1989

 

1990

 

1991

 

1992

 

1993

 

1994

 

1995

 

1996

 

1997

 

  • publish Steve Justa’s cult classic, "The Barrel Lift"
  • introduce the Hardy Handshake™, a table-model grip machine
  • publish Of Stones and Strength by Steve Jeck and Peter Martin
  • offer the IronMind Training Tablet No. 2
1998

 

1999

 

2000

 

2001

 

2002

 

2003

 

2004

 

2005

 

  • IronMind hosts 2004 Olympic gold medal winners in weightlifting from China, Zhang Guozheng and Shi Zhiyong, at the 2005 Arnold Fitness Expo
  • MILO goes to Sofia, Bulgaria to cover the European Weightlifting Championships
  • introduce Tech Threads™, a line of performance wear for head-to-toe coverage
  • MILO travels to Dubai, UAE, and Doha, Qatar to cover the 2005 Asian Weightlifting Championships and 2005 World Weightlifting Championships
  • introduce the revolutionary IMTUG™: The Tune-up Gripper
  • publish Bodyweight Exercises for Extraordinary Strength by Brad Johnson
  • introduce the Z1500 Belt and the Quarter-Ton Trucker Tote
  • produce John Brookfield's Blueprint for Grip Strength DVD
  • continue to make corporate donations to the Paul Anderson Youth Home and Doctors Without Borders(Medecins Sans Frontieres)
2006

 

2007

 

 

2008

 

2009

 

2010

 

2011

 

2012

 

2013

 

2014

 

2015

 

2016

 

 

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Jim Schmitz’s gold-medal articles on weightlifting and weight training are regularly featured in MILO: A Journal for Serious Strength Athletes.

Take advantage of what Jim Schmitz, absolutely one of the best American coaches in the sport, can teach you in his
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