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The Best Multi-Sport Strength Athletes Of All Time

Reaching the pinnacle of one strength sport — powerlifting, Olympic weightlifting, CrossFit, strongman, bodybuilding — is as a monumental feat. Becoming the top dog in more than one strength sport is a legendary display of strength, discipline, and ability to push the human body to limits only a few handfuls of people can relate to. …

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The Heaviest Deadlifts Ever Pulled in Competition

Some people say the squat is the king of the lifts, but we’re not sure it deserves the title outright: After all, there’s something just damn impressive — and impressively simple — about picking up really heavy weight off the ground. The deadlift is one of the most straightforward, measurable tests of strength, and while …

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Powerlifter Jessica Springer (90+KG) Deadlifts All-Time World Record 285.8 Kilograms

The record books were not prepared for the mayhem of strength that was the American Powerlifting Federation (APF) Cincinnati Women’s Pro/Am on April 11, 2021. Jessica Springer, competing in the 90-plus kilogram weight class, furthered her unblemished professional record with an all-time world record deadlift of 285.8 Kilograms (630 Pounds) raw. According to Open Powerlifting, this …

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Powerlifter Asko Karu Deadlifts 482 Kilograms (1,062.6 Pounds) Without a Lifting Suit

The race to the all-time heaviest ever deadlift just got a bit tighter. On March 27, 2021, Asko Karu of Estonia smashed a lifetime personal best deadlift of 482 kilograms (1,062.6 pounds). That is obscenely heavy in its own right and just 19 kilograms (42 pounds) away from tying 2018 World’s Strongest Man (WSM) champion …

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Best Lifting Straps For Powerlifting, Weightlifting, and More

There are so many lifting straps on the market, and it can be a daunting experience for a strength athlete trying to find the best lifting strap for them. What we continue to find through sweaty gym sessions is that different straps offer different benefits. A lot of what makes a strap so great is heavily dependent …

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10 Adaptive Strength Sports Athletes You Should Know in 2021

From CrossFit ® to bodybuilding to strongman to powerlifting and weightlifting, adaptive athletes master every strength sport. A brand-new Adaptive Division was presented alongside the 2021 CrossFit Open schedule, and the first International Federation of Bodybuilding and Physical Fitness (IFBB) female wheelchair bodybuilding professional card was made at the 2020 Olympia There were numerous major …

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The Top 4 Lifts of 2020 According to BarBend Fans

In spite of many competitions being held off, canceled outright, or rescheduled with unique scenarios due to the Coronavirus pandemic– consisting of the 2020 World’s Strongest Male(WSM), the 2020 Reebok CrossFit Games, and the 2020 Olympia weekend— the strength sports world was decorated with dozens of significant lifts in2020 There were world and nationwide records …

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Larry Wheels Incline Presses 275-Pound Dumbbells for a New World Record

Larry Wheels keeps on collecting world records. Wheels, whose last name is Williams, posted a video on Oct. 1, 2020, to his YouTube channel of him performing the heaviest incline dumbbell bench press of all time. Watching Williams perform insanely heavy stunts isn’t out of the ordinary, but even by his standards, pressing two 275-pound …

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Sebastian Oreb: Inside the Mind of Australian Strength Coach

Today we’re talking to Sebastian Oreb, better known online as Australian Strength Coach. Sebastian has trained athletes from professional rugby players to elite powerlifters, and he’s also the strength coach of 2018 World’s Strongest Man Hafthor Bjornsson. Sebastian joins us to talk about his unconventional path in strength, the ways in which personal strength goals …

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Ivan Makarov Hits 490kg Deadlift, Could 510kg Be Next?

Eddie Hall deadlifted 500 kg in2016 Hafthor Björnsson topped him with his 501 kg deadlift in May of this year. Is it possible that the deadlift record will be broken two times in one year? Evaluating by Ivan Makarov’s current successes in his pursuit of a 510 kg deadlift, it wouldn’t be smart to wager …

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