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Peter Herguth


Peter Herguth is a competitive strongman athlete and natural bodybuilder. Drawing from a science background and over a decade of strength training, Peter brings a unique perspective to coaching Strongman and Physique athletes. Peter Graduated from Emporia State University with a B.S. in Biology in 2013, and is a Pn1 Certified Nutritionist. 


As a strongman athlete, Peter is the u150lbs National Champion, Holds the u70kg American Record for the Log Press, and has competed at the Arnold Amateur Strongman world championships and competed in over 20 contests. Peter holds a bodybuilding pro card in the WNBF, ANBF, and OCB natural federations and competes as a Bantamweight and a Lightweight. 


Peter is continuously striving to bring evidence based practices to strongman and blending it with the well established traditions within the sport. Peter believes in coaching for performance and for long term sustainable practices in order to produce a complete and healthy athlete. 


When not training or coaching, Coach Peter can be found working in the cellar room of Ponysaurus Brewing Co or enjoying tabletop games with his wife and friends.

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