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MILO - A Journal for Serious Strength Athletes


MILO®: A Journal for Serious Strength Athletes



December 2012, Vol. 20, No. 3

Ilya Ilyin (Kazakhstan) put on quite a show at the London Olympics as he set five world records, including this 233-kg clean and jerk, and five Olympic records on his way to winning the gold medal in the 94-kg class. Randall J. Strossen photo.


MILO®: A Journal for Serious Strength Athletes

This 80-page book comes out four times a year, with training ideas, top contest results, world champion photos, strength athletes' stories, and more.   MILO is your best training partner for strongman, grip, Olympic-style weightlifting, stone lifting, and Highland Games.  Let MILO fire up your workouts for PRs.

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MILO has a new large format and new features:  Ask the Expert Q&A, Practical Science Applied, From our Archives - subscribe today!


Ask the Expert Q&A
lets you ask the questions and get answers from the experts

Practical Science Applied
Brian Jones looks at current research in the field of strength and decodes what it means for your training

From Our Archives
read the story behind a selection from Randall Strossen's stunning photos from the top of the strength world

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