Meanwhile in Sweden… Here are some big squats from the Classic Powerlifting World Cup Stockholm (thanks Simon for the link). Love the “classic” format. No super wide stance + walking the weight out yourself. Blaine Sumner (+120kg) with a 375 kg raw squat. He benched 215kg and deadlifted 317.5kg for a 907.5kg (2000lbs) total. Bovafia Mohamed Mohamed (120Kg) […]
Thanks to reader Michal for sharing Tom Martin’s 340kg Raw Deadlift. Just in case you have not seen his 360kg World Record Deadlift at 83kg.
Here are some highlights from the Britains Strongest Man 2012 competition. Some huge lifts by these guys.
Whoa! Clarence Kennedy is now in the Triple+ Bodyweight Squat Club. 262.5kg Squat @ 87kg/18years. Update: Read his Interview on ATG.
Recently mentioned Hafþór Júlíus Björnsson deadlifts 400kg. In case you were wondering, yes, he eats babies for breakfast. Thanks to Dan for submitting this video.
Here is former(?) weightlifter turned powerlifter Vlad Lukanin with a 290 kg RAW squat at 80kg bodyweight at the 2012 IPA Worlds. Update 15.02.2014: Another 290kg Squat. Also at 80kg.
Christopher Sommer posted a video of one of his athletes, Dillon Zirke, doing a Reverse Muscle Up. The equivalent of something basic like a pull up for the pros (See Gregor Saksida’s Reverse Muscle Ups to L Sit Iron Cross). One of the coolest ring exercises if you ask me. Prerequisites: straddle planche or harder […]
Mikhail Koklyaev started 531 BBB. Here is his last set of his 5×10 Deadlifts 🙂 Misha uses 342,5 kg (753,5 LB) 10 reps Partial Deadlifts from 14 cm. 885,5 LB / 402,5 kg, 4 reps
Josh Gilbert of Average Broz’s Gymnasium competed in a USPA meet @ 67.5kg. The meet was held in our gym so we used it as a training day. We did not peak for this meet. He lifted daily prior to the meet, including AM/PM sessions the day before: Max FS & BS, Snatch and 7+ […]