Cover: Brian Shaw tied the Big Z at the 2010 WSM, but lost on countback, but the message was clear: strongman take note. In 2011, Shaw took first in the Giant's Live-London Qualifying Tour, securing a berth at the 2011 WSM.
- Fire in the Belly by Randall J. Strossen, Ph.D.
- From the Trenches: The Wrecking Ball by Kenny Toth
- Iron Filings
- Red Nail Roster
- Ask the Expert: Q & A
- The Iron Mine
- From Our Archives
- Adam Nelson: A Worthy Adversary by Thom Van Vleck
- Daniel McKim: Man of Godly Strength by Francis Brebner
- Foundations: Hip Power for Strength by Jon Bruney
- How Much Do You Squat? by Jim Schmitz
- Masters' Training for Highland Games by Myles Wetzel
- Practical Science Applied: DOMS: Is It Good for You? by Brian Jones, Ph.D.
- Scrapping Iron by Steve Justa
- The Paul Bunyan Run by John Brookfield
- Weightlifting and Jumping by Greg Everett
- Training and Gaining: What to Expect by Ernest Roy, P.T.
- Activate the Serratus Anterior Muscle for More Power by Col. (Ret.) Joseph H. Wolfenberger
- Training Alone: Pros and Cons by Bill Starr
- Abdominal Training: Not an Isolated Affair by George A. James
- Imagining Beowulf's Grip by Harley J. Sims
- Summer Training by Richard Moores
- Bill Starr Knows the Deadlift by Dr. Ken E. Leistner
- Vision is Passion by Steven Helmicki
- 2011 Giants Live-London Qualifying Tour: Shaw Secures Spot at WSM by Elizabeth Hammond
- Mark Felix: Last Man Standing in the 2011 FitExpo Vise Grip Viking Challenge by Mike Corlett
- 2011 FitExpo All-American Strongman Challenge: Terry's Time by Randall J. Strossen, Ph.D.
- Old-time Strongman Makes a Comeback by Thom Van Vleck
- Scottish Stones: An Update by Peter Martin
- The Pullum Patent Bar: A Masterpiece Re-created by Roger Davis
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