How much can overpower Arnold Schwarzenegger?
Iron, steel and metal Arnie is one of the greatest bodybuilders of all time, he won the title Mr. Olympia seven times. And he really could lift incredible weight. But how incredible? Today we will tell you about his records in various strength exercises.
1. Weightlifting jerk
It is an indispensable exercise, not only in the world of bodybuilding and weightlifting: master the technique and develop the fighters of mixed martial arts, MMA, spear throwers and disc. Jerk – one of the main exercises in almost any speed and power sport. Arnold tore from the floor 109 kg and to demonstrate to the world your personal best, went AWOL to take part and, of course, to win the European competition of young bodybuilders. However, for that in a week sent on the bench in a military prison.
2. Weightlifting push
Another classic and brutal weightlifting exercise used for losing fat or building muscle and explosive power – all depends on the diet. Power record «Mr. Olympia» in this exercise is 119 kg.
3. Take on the the chest and push
136 kg Arnold took on his chest. Probably many would come out in weight, if he decided to raise Danny De Vito sitting on the Ektorp sofa from IKEA. In documentary and educational film «Pumping iron» in 1977 there are shots of Arnie calmly smokes marijuana. He later commented this shot: «This is not a drug. It’s just grass. My drug is iron.»
4. Bench press
The world record for bench press is around 454 kg. And pus it was installed without Arnold, we will not less than to respect it. Personal record Schwarzenegger, established shortly after the enhanced training for the movie «Conan» in this exercise, the power was 220 kg. That were witnesses judges and members of the «Mr. Olympia» in 1980, where Arnold won.
We have an awesome article regarding this basic training exercises – you can read or refresh your memory of theoretical material. Although, of course, better get your swollen after the feast of the ass in the gym and apply this knowledge in practice. Now, Schwarzenegger squats with weight 247 kg. as It is, for example, to put a hot tub Jacuzzi on your shoulder and squat. And what weight do you squat?
Incredibly useful and dangerous if improperly performed exercise that has a huge number of advantages over other power exercises. Well, if you need to raise five tanks with beer, call Arnold. His body does not tremble and will not bend even from a weight of 322 kg.
In General, if you have fully realized their inferiority and feebleness timevideo your body, do not forget after work to go straight to the gym. Never mind Arnie.