MILO was the world’s leading publication for strength sports: Olympic-style weightlifting, strongman, Highland Games, throwing, grip and a lot more. You’ll find training, people, contest reports of record, history, and special features.
Various softcover issues available.
JANUARY 1994, Vol. 1 No. 4 Cover: Ivan Chakarov snatches 185kg at the ’93 World Weightlifting Championships. People: Ivan Chakarov, Tyce Saylor (Captains Of CrushÒ) Training: Concentration, Look of Power, Message, Card Tearing, Dr. Ken, Developing Mass, Power and Speed for Karate, Finishing the Pull, Contesting the Barbell, Book Review: Strength & Speed Ratings. Contests: 1993 World W/L Champs, 128th Caledonian Highland Games History: Pat Casey, Joe Ponder.
MARCH 2004, Vol. 11 No.4 Cover: Bill Pearl excelled at traditional feats of strength, such as tearing license plates. People: Bill Pearl: Iron Icon--Part II. Training: Sled Work, Just Another Day at the Office: Successful Daily Training, The Slaying of Goliath: Bending a Red Nail, Back Pain for Dummies, Lipids: They're in Our Genes, on Our Plates, and On Our Minds, Truck Tire Leverage Lift, The Art of Coaching Weightlifting for Beginners, Odd Objects Only, Three Photos That Changed My Weightlifting Life, Life in the Loft: A Byrd's-Eye View of Training, Arm Specialization, The Return of the Push-up, At the Table: The Brzenk Thumb Roll, Taboo Exercises for Strength Athletes, A Philosophy: Why Men Should Weight Lift, Working Out on the Road. Contests: No-shows, Bomb-outs, Injuries, and Victories in Vancouver: 2003 World Weightlifting Championships, All-Round Recap, Many Upsets at the 2004 Men's International Powerlifting Federation World Championships, Mariusz Pudzianowski Takes Record Win at the 2003 World's Strongest Man. History: The Classic Figure of Austrian Weightlifting: Josef Swoboda, Russian Men of Might: Grigori Novak, Past and Present.
MARCH 2016, Vol. 23 No. 4 Cover: After snatching 211 kg, Russia's Aleksey Lovchev went 242 kg and 248 kg, before calling for and nailing this whopping 264 kg--breaking the superheavyweight world record in the total, along with the world record in the clean and jerk at the 2015 IWF World Championships, Houston, Texas. Departments: Workaround Workouts by Randall J. Strossen, Ph.D., 7+ Questions: Kim Wood, Iron Filings, Captains of Crush Grippers®: Who’s New, Red Nail Roster, Roundtable Report: Snatch vs. Clean and Jerk, The Snatch vs. the Clean and Jerk: A Quick Story by Randall J. Strossen, Ph.D., From Our Archives, Training: Non-Impact Plyometrics by Karsten Jensen, Training Highlights for Mas Wrestling by Shawn Paul Couch, Rows and Columns: Upper Back Training for Strongman by Paul Mouser, Practical Science Applied: Foam Rollers and Recovery by Brian Jones, Ph.D., More vs. Less: A Clear Winner? by Ollie Whaley, M.A., Think Deep, Squat Deeper by William Crawford, M.D., Development of a Novice Collegiate Powerlifter by Michael Waller, Ph.D., Home Training: Belt Squats, a Different Approach by Ernest Roy, P.T., D.P.T., History: Forgotten Strongmen by Josef Svub, Kings of New German School: Franz Zinner and Rudolf Ismayr by Gherardo Bonini, Contests: 2015 IWF World Championships: Revving Up for Rio by Jim Schmitz
MARCH 2017, Vol. 24 No. 4 Cover: Hossein Rezazadeh, the Monarch of Mass, could uncork world-class lifts nearly at will, day in and day out. Here he is blowing up 245 kg in the clean and jerk in the training hall at the 2005 Asian Weightlifting Championships (Dubai, UAE)., Departments: Work Like a Slave by Randall J. Strossen, Ph.D., Letters to the Editor, From the Trenches: Ron Buchanan: A Barbell Man for All Seasons by Greg Pickett, Iron Filings, Certifications: Captains of Crush Who's New, Red Nail Roster, Crushed-to-Dust! Challenge, Roundtable: IOC Re-analysis Program and Its Implications for Weightlifting, From Our Archives, People: Hossein Rezazadeh: Monarch of Mass by Randall J. Strossen, Ph.D., Training: Synergies in Training for Olympic Lifting and Powerlifting by Karsten Jensen, Risk of Hamstring Injuries in Strength and Power Sports by Ernest Roy, P.T., D.P.T., The Art of Lifting by Steve Jeck, Metabolic Training by William L. Crawford, M.D., Drafting the Best Exercises by Mike Waller, Ph.D., Foundations: Come to the Table by Jon Bruney, What Tools Are in Your Toolbox? by Ollie Whaley, M.A., Coaching Tips from an "Old-School" Coach by Jim Schmitz, History: Russian Men of Might: Post-Revolutionary Strongmen by Josef Svub, Contests: 2017 IronMind Viking Visegrip World Record Challenge: A New Face Makes a Big Splash by Randall J. Strossen, Ph.D.
JUNE 2017, Vol. 25 No. 1 Cover: Lasha Talakhadze (Georgia), the Rio Olympic champion, blistered this 217-kg snatch at the 2017 European Weightlifting Championships, for a new world record., Departments: Better Than Nothing is Pretty Good by Randall J. Strossen, Ph.D., Letters to the Editor, 7+ Questions: Yoto Yotov, Iron Filings, Certifications: Captains of Crush Who's New, Red Nail Roster, From Our Archives, People: Lasha Talakhadze: The Georgian Giant at the Top of the Weightlifting World by Randall J. Strossen, Ph.D., Contests: 2017 Mas Wrestling Absolute World Championships by Chip Conrad, Snapshot: 2017 European Weightlifting Championships by Randall J. Strossen, Ph.D., 2017 Europe's Strongest Man: Rock & Roll Strongman by Elizabeth M. Hammond, Training: Running a Heavy Weightlifting Facility and Team by Jim Schmitz, Foundations: Body Tempering by Jon Bruney, Sandbag Training for OCR by Evan Perperis, NSCA-CPT, Upper-Body Power "Plyometric" Exercises by Mike Waller, Ph.D., Anterior Shoulder Dislocations: Causes, Treatment, Recovery by Ernest Roy, P.T., D.P.T, A Strength Odyssey by Steve Jeck, Martial Arts Tactical Strength and Conditioning by Steven Helmicki, Contending with Knee Pain by William L. Crawford, M.D., Six Variable Training Strategies for the Snatch and the Clean by Karsten Jensen, History: Russian Men of Might: Kosta Maisuradze by Josef Svub
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