Worlds strongest man discussion

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  1. f3d0r

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    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IDAm_2cWICE

    A few observations. Despite the fake wwe wrestler Mark Henry being named the "worlds strongest man" Blacks do not even feature in the event despite Being massve Gym bunnies and roided up.

    Also, it seems that people in their mid to late 30's often peak, is it true you are stronger in your 30's than 20's?

    Whats your thoughts on the worlds strongest man Brian Shaw.
     
  2. whiteathlete33

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    The strongest man ever was Mariusz Pudzianowski during his peak in the mid 00's. Sure others had better squats and bench presses but overall he had the best athleticism and strength.
     
  3. Awake in America

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    Yes, that is true for most people. Around age 30, but it can be a good bit later. Bro science says power lifters peak around 35. Even once you have peaked in terms of pure physical strength, refined training and technique can make the numbers keep going up for years. Benedikt Magnusson was 30 when he deadlifted 1015 raw (belt only), and made it look easy. I doubt he's done.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PsBkgOu37-E#t=36
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  4. Carolina Speed

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    I peaked strength wise around my mid 20's mostly because I started a family and didn't train as much when I got married and had children, choosing to spend time with my family.

    Lately though I've begun to train pretty hard again at almost 50, my bench press is almost what it was in my 20's. I doubt I'll ever be as strong as I once was but I'm trying; plus I'm down almost to what my weight when I was in my 20's.

    Speaking of powerlifting, Donnie Thompson, I believe is the only power lifter to total 3,000 lbs. Squat:1265, Bench: 950 lbs., and Dead Lift: 785 lbs.!

    Great thread topic!
     
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    I am going to do a topic tonight which i feel revolutionise the age which men are at all round peak physical prime. And i reckon it will be against a lot of you guys opinions and the establishment medical field. :)
     
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    I agree with that. I hit my peak strength in the gym at age 35. You can maintain your strength, or stay close to your peak, for years if you train consistently. At least that's what I've been trying to do.
     
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    I'm in my late 50s and am as strong as I ever was. I made exercising, including lifting weights, a habit many years ago. Thank God because I still enjoy drinking beer :)
     
  8. Leonardfan

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    I'm in my early 30s. Since graduating college 10 years ago I made it a priority to get back into exercising - I probably hit my "peak" when I was 26 but I still habitually work out 5/6 days a week - 3 days of weights/2 (sometimes 3) of running.
     
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    I ride an exercise bike and lift weights, but it's the aerobic exercises like running that are toughest. I played tennis semi-regularly when I lived in Las Vegas and that was also challenging. The exercises that make you breath hard are the best for you, especially as you get older, but maintaining strength by lifting weights is also very important.
     
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    At 53, I practice Krav Maga with my 15 year old son. He wanted to learn self-defense techniques and after doing a lot of research I decided that Krav offered the most utilitarian options.

    We hone our striking/kicking skills while using the heavy bag, focus mits, Muay Thai pads and kicking shield. Our routine is repetitious, lengthy and intense. It makes you breath hard!

    We also lift weights, while focusing on form and gradual increases, so that we avoid developing injuries (as I have done in my reckless past).

    I hike/walk trails and swim when the pool opens for the season (which it just did this week):icon_grin:

    The keys are a sensible diet (right now-I'm doing a modified Paleo) and continuing to stay busy, with physical exercise, along with reading books.

    BTW, I'm 5'9 260 lbs.
     
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    Awesome! Mr.Calestinics isn't used to handling all that excess weight like the powerlifter. The afrolete was stronger than the average mug, but NO match for the White powerlifter. WPWW! :)

    P.S. - I'd love to see Brock Lesnar compete in that format. He'd dominate.
     
  13. Freethinker

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    This reminded me about something I've been meaning to post for awhile. Have any of you guys seen or attempted Crossfit?

    For those who are unfamiliar, Crossfit combines power lifting, Olympic lifting, plyometrics, gymnastics, calisthenics as well as other disciplines. It really takes a well rounded athlete to master. I sort of liken it to the decathlon of weight lifting. In recent years, Crossfit has gone "mainstream" with a Reebok sponsorship and ESPN covering the Crossfit games. I watched a great deal of the event a few months back and 95% of the competitors are Whites. Whites simply dominate the sport.

    Here's the 4 time defending champ Rich Froning, "The World's Fittest Man".

    [video=youtube;nv6DvmpajKk]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nv6DvmpajKk[/video]
     
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    2014 Crossfit Games Highlights. A Whitetopia.

    [video=youtube;MVEdN-xFa-o]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MVEdN-xFa-o[/video]
     
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    Awesome! In addition, most Iron Man triathlon world champions are White. Combine WSM, CrossFit & Iron Man and we've more proof of the athletic superiority of the White race! :)
     
  16. Freethinker

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    That another great example Dixie! I know about 3 guys who have done iron man competitions. All of them White of course. That is one grueling event. Very few negroes on this planet have the stamina, toughness and mental fortitude to complete an event like that. Not to mention, most blacks cannot swim and few are any good at cycling. As athletes, they are about as well rounded as a square tire.
     
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    Some of you may remember the movie "The Mechanic" starring Charles Bronson? This white man below is the real thing. If you've seen the movie you'll understand the connection. Enjoy.

     
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