Zach Even-Esh



What You Can Learn from Spartan HQ & The Wrestling Lifestyle

Hill Sprints at #SpartanWrestlingCamp – you don't see hills like these in New Jersey!! #UndergroundStrengthCoach #UndergroundStrengthGym #Edison #Manasquan #Pittsfield #Vermont #Stronger #Tougher #Faster #LiveTheCode365 A photo posted by Zach Even – Esh (@zevenesh) on Apr 17, 2015 at 5:06am PDT During the first ever Spartan Intensive Wrestling Camp I captured a lot of video footage,…… More


Lessons From Weightlifters & Weightlifting Inspiration

If you read my Encyclopedia of Underground Strength & Conditioning you KNOW I have a HUGE regret, which is that of NOT knowing what weightlifting was back in 1989 when “Andre The Giant” made me cry. I could have had the opportunity to learn weightlifting from 1 of the best from that time. Andre did…… More


Best of April 2015 Podcast Interviews with Zach

April has been HUSTLE-MANIA running wild. I just helped co-found and run the first ever SPARTAN Wrestling Camp in Pittsfield, Vt, which is The birth place of Spartan Race. A few of my podcast interviews have been released and they are powerful beyond what I can describe so you’re gonna have to see the links…… More


The Infamous Story of The BIG Curl Bar

It was a summer morning and I had arrived at my favorite place, The Metuchen YMCA. This wasn’t the updated YMCA. This was the small basement weight room outfitted with what we call today “old school” York Barbell equipment. A small radio sat atop a shelf in the corner where the strongest guy in the…… More

THE Photo of Tom Platz that Was Hung In Front of the Squat Rack at Diamond Gym!

Hard Work Is BEAUTIFUL!!!

Hard Work is BEAUTIFUL. That is the first step towards success in any endeavor, Loving work rather than fearing work. You’ll find resistance all around you as you work your ass off to achieve greatness in any endeavor, be it in the gym or in life. People will call you “crazy” and say “that’s not…… More


Warrior Training & Defeating Mr. Resistance

Above, new art work at The Underground Strength Gym…. The day before I had a good workout. Not a Great workout, just good. Good is the death of Greatness, don’t forget that. I was motivated to crush today’s training and needed some heavy weights and to feel some pain. I call this a Warrior Workout.…… More

Zach Even-Esh is an Author, Founder of The Underground Strength Gym & Creator of The Underground Strength Coach Certification.

Zach's inspiration in training comes from the Golden Era of Bodybuilding & Days of Old School Strength. His mission is to help You kick ass & take names in Life AND Lifting without the hype, fancy fads or gimmicks. Zach's Commitment To Your Success Is Unmatched. He Knows What It's Like To Go From A Weakling To An Unstoppable BEAST In Charge Of His Life, Business & Destiny. Zach Made It Happen Through The Iron and Now it's Your Turn!

Zach Even-Esh