Tarmo Mitt (Estonia)

Residence: Tartu, Estonia
Date of birth: 22 May, 1977
Height: 194sm
Weight: 156kg

Tarmo Mitt – Estonia

How many hours per day do you train? 1.5 – 2

How many days do you train per week? 4 – 5

What does your training involve?

Gym and equipment

What does your diet normally consist of?

Breakfast: Eggs, ham and porridge.

Lunch Potatoes, Meat.

Dinner: Meat.

What made you want to become a strongman?

I always wanted to be strong

How old were you when you started training and competing in strongman?

20 years old

What is your greatest strongman achievement?

Being in the WSM final 4 times.

How do you manage to balance work and training for strongman?

Sport is part of my work.

What is the worst injury you have ever had?

Torn biceps in 2007 WSM final.

What are your plans after your strongman career?

Stay in some way involved in sport.

What has been your biggest disappointment whilst training as a strongman?

Not being in the start list of WSM this year.

What advice would you give to someone who wants to become a strongman?

Good luck.

What is your favourite strongman event and why?

Hercules hold, atlas stones.

What is you least favourite strongman event and why?

Squat – I’m a bad squatter.

How do you prepare yourself for major events?

Equipment training.

What is your favourite other sporting event?


What do you do to relax? Do you have any hobbies?

Travelling, reading.

Do you have any nicknames?

The Mountain.

What would be your favourite type of holiday and destination?

Somewhere warm – by the sea.

What car do you drive now and what car would you like to drive?


Who is your biggest threat for 2009 and why?


General stats:

Bench press max weight: 225 kg

Squat max: 320 kg

Dead lift max: 335 kg

Competed In WSM:
2005, 2006, 2007, 2008