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» Impressive social media lifts (Go to post)03-11-2020 @ 13:08 
So we have a WSM competitor with under 50 subscribers pulling 500kg on a trap bar...thought he could do with some recognition! Gabriel Pena:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OGd-oqe2piA&ab_channel=GabrielP...
» Impressive social media lifts (Go to post)01-11-2020 @ 15:05 
Ok, so to put things in perspective here's Khaled compared to Felix. That really brought it home for me, although Mark has the age excuse should he ever choose to use it!

Khaled: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EzLm8SBoKe0&ab_channel=GripAlaw...

Mark: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w5NYcFj0dvk&ab_channel=GripAlaw...
» Impressive social media lifts (Go to post)21-07-2020 @ 23:29 
Also LR's 425 x 2. How does the list of stronger guys compare now?

https://www.instagram.com/p/CCEqw7sAnJo/
» coronavirus (Go to post)21-07-2020 @ 23:23 
WILLSAN said:how many confirmed cases of people you personally know do you know of?


I know I'm not a known figure on here, but I know 7 personally. 2 were in hospital - one was a 27 year old ex winter olympic athlete that was very unlucky and the other in his 50s with some underlying issues (both now out). The rest are a combination of colleagues, family and friends, all of whom had symptoms (hence tests). They're better but I wouldn't say back to normal - most are now less fit than you would expect from 1 - 2 months off exercise.

Agree that masks seem silly to be brought in so late, but Corona is a roll of the dice - some have no symptoms, some react extremely badly and some don't seem to catch it at all despite regular contact with the infected. I don't want to take the chance personally!
» 400kg Deadlift For Reps - Pritchett vs Heinla (Go to post)21-06-2020 @ 17:36 
410x3 by a 23 year old that's only been in the sport a short time and you can't be bothered to watch it? What??? Why are you still on this forum if that doesn't excite you? Eek
» Luke's big log (Go to post)16-05-2020 @ 17:49 
212.5 wasn't hard, but there was a wobble at the top in the arms i think...hope I'm wrong and he gets 230!
» Luke's big log (Go to post)16-05-2020 @ 17:39 
Post Edited: 16.05.2020 @ 17:40 PM by JimLifts
192.5kg nice and easy. 212.5kg next
» Impressive social media lifts (Go to post)17-03-2020 @ 23:01 
Also, Luke Richardson pulling 400 x 3 on an axle for near speed reps. Give the man a texas bar already
https://www.instagram.com/p/B92LEehAxqa/
» Impressive social media lifts (Go to post)17-03-2020 @ 16:26 
Pikefingers said:I keep seeing what appears to be a new raw bench record (349 KG) on Instagram, but Iíve not seen anyone mention it here, so wondering whether thereís a reason why? Not a sanctioned meet? Suspected fake plates? Just general bulls**t?


Probably because J.M. is far from done (800 lbs before long?) and he's spoilt us with constant record-breaking lifts. He needs to make it look harder to impress us!

Wink
» Training Truck Pull (Go to post)16-03-2020 @ 20:17 
Thanks all for the advice, lots to go on. I actually found a local place today with a 3.5t land rover with deflated tyres that will be a good start - as you said it's not really weight but resistance. Then again who knows which competitions will go ahead as of today's government advice.
» Training Truck Pull (Go to post)14-03-2020 @ 23:48 
Question for all the experienced guys on here: I have my first strongman competition coming up (Coronavirus allowing) in a few months and event 1 is an 18t truck pull - how do I train for it?
Does sled pushing carry over? Do climbing shoes actually help? Should I "hump the harness" for the first pull? Can you predict results based on your deadlift/squat numbers?
Just looking for general advice/bulls**t to convince me I have a chance after watching many guys in WSM heats fail with lighter trucks...cheers.
» Koklyaev vs A. Emelianenko (Go to post)12-10-2019 @ 23:36 
If that's what happens with a hat, I don't fancy Koklyaev's chances lol. It's not impossible for strongmen - Marius managed to transition to MMA, but I'm pretty sure he knew the ropes (or cage) beforehand. Pretty sure he could dodge a hat too.
» New bench world record (Go to post)13-09-2019 @ 10:28 
He might well have been, but his profile pic on FB is the day of the 500 I think? Wasn't he also in the 190s there? Definitely bigger than now, but let's not make a fuss about it. He has a long way to go as everyone else said judging by the slow speed of the warm up reps with 225kg
» New bench world record (Go to post)10-09-2019 @ 19:42 
Nah he was 196 for the 500. He's around 170 at the moment so has some room. I thought he was keeping weight down for his health and acting roles though?...
» Larry Wheels is going to train with Thor (Go to post)26-07-2019 @ 10:02 
Nobody knows if she is telling the truth yet, but do any of you remember the George Leeman incident? Similar thing - posts on social media rather than contacting the authorities. If true, it just doesn't do a lot for credibility...except we live in an age where everyone gets their news from unregulated social media now!

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