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Brian Shaw tells you how to be a successful weightlifter

As a means to measure strength and power, weightlifting was practised both by ancient Egyptian and Greek societies. It developed as an international sport primarily in the 19th century and is one of the few sports to have featured at the 1896 Athens Games.Brian Shaw is known as world's most colossal Strongman he has finished within the top four every year since 2011, and taken the World’s Stongest Man crown on three explosive occasions first in 2011, again in 2013 and the third triumph in Malaysia 2015. Watch this video to find out about how Brian Shaw trains and his advice for the aspiring weight lifting champions. Watch this legend giving you tips on weight lifting! Throughout history, mankind has been obsessed with physical strength.Since the days when the legends of Hercules first took shape, to the ancient Olympic Games where wrestling matches were used to determine the strongest man alive, we have always wanted to name one man above all others. As the centuries wore on, the methods for determining the strongest man grew more sophisticated, from the advent of Highland games to Olympic weightlifting. And Brian Shaw made it big in this, He also holds an impressive set of world strength records, from the 825lb Squat, to the 880lb Deadlift, to the 1,140 strapped Hummer Tire Lift. He says focus and be dedicated, it is not easy to be the best.