jeudi 23 octobre 2014

My Strongman Team

If the Clean-and-Jerk, the Deadlift, and the Farmer's Walk are the 3 Ultimate Tests of Strength. I want these three guys on my team!




LEONID TARANENKO
 
BORN: (1956-06-13) June 13, 1956 
BIRTHPLACE: Malaryta, Byelorussian SSR, Soviet Union
HEIGHT: 6' 0" (1.83 m) 
WEIGHT: 321 pounds

CAREER BESTS
SNATCH: 210.0 kg in the class over 110 kg
CLEAN AND JERK: 266.0 kg (official world record, though this record has been expunged due to restructuring of weight classes, however this is the largest amount ever lifted in competition)
TOTAL: 442.5 kg (200.0 + 242.5) 1984 in Varna in the class to 110 kg
TOTAL: 476.0 kg (210.0 + 266.0) in Canberra, Australia on November 26, 1988, in the class over 110 kg 

BACK SQUAT: 380 kg (837 lbs) with a two-second pause at the bottom
SQUAT FOR REPS: 300 kg (660 lbs) x 5 for explosive reps with a count of two at the bottom
FRONT SQUAT: 300 kg (660 lbs) x 3

TRAINING FOR EXCELLENCE:
6 days per week: 3 times a day for 3 days for a total of 6 hours per day; 2 times a day for the 3 other days for a total of 4 hours each day.
Usually do Snatch every day, sometimes twice a day.
Back Squat every day, sometimes more than once a day.
Front Squat about twice a week.

Lifting in Canberra, Australia on November 26, 1988, he set a world record of 266.0 kg (585.2 lbs) in the clean and jerk
He was 32 years old at the time.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Leonid_Taranenko
http://www.dynamic-eleiko.com/sportivny/library/news/nv005.html




BENEDIKT MAGNUSSON

BORN: (1983-06-04) June 4, 1983 
BIRTHPLACE: Iceland 
RESIDENCE: Hafnarfjörður, Iceland
HEIGHT: 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in) 
WEIGHT: 172 kilograms (379 lb)


OCCUPATION: Strongman, Powerlifter 
EMPLOYER: Super Gym 

PERSONAL RECORDS
POWERLIFTING COMPETITION RECORDS: done in official powerlifting full meets

SQUAT - 837.7 lbs (380 kg) raw with wraps 
BENCH PRESS - 485 lbs (220 kg) raw 
DEADLIFT - 1015 lbs (460 kg) raw 
TOTAL = 2298.3 lbs (837.7/485/975.5) / 1042.5 kg (380/220/442.5) raw with wraps
 
Benedikt holds the current deadlift world record, lifting 1,015 pounds (460 kg) at MHP's Clash of the Titan's IV, April 2, 2011.
He was 27 years old at the time.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Benedikt_Magn%C3%BAsson





LAURENCE SHAHLAEI



NICKNAME: Big Loz 
BORN: December 25, 1982
BIRTHPLACE: Cheltenham, England
HEIGHT: 6ft 2 
WEIGHT: 309 lbs (145KG)
FAVOURITE EVENT: Yoke 
LEAST FAVOURITE: Crusifix Hold 

COMPETITION PB'S 
DEADLIFT: 433KG 
SQUAT: 400KG 
BENCH: 220KG 
LOG: 190KG 
AXEL: 205KG 

RECORDS CURRENTLY HELD 

British Strongman Deadlift 433KG
British Axel Lift 205KG 
British 2 Hand Pinch Grip 116.3KG

World record in the Farmers Walk: 150KG over 20 metres in 6.73 seconds
Around Tuesday, December 13, 2011, he snatched the record from the one and only "Big Z" Zydrunas Savickas
He was 28 years old at the time.

http://www.laurenceshahlaei.co.uk/#!fact-sheet/c1fpe
http://www.ironmind.com/ironmind/opencms/Articles/2011/Dec/Strongmen_Broke_Guinness_World_Records_in_Beijing.html




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