9-year-old Naomi Kutin squats 187 at a bodyweight of 88 lbs.
This breaks the 100% Raw record for the 97 lb class, held for a number of years by a woman in her late 20's. [more inside]
"I happen to believe that the deadlift is a most beneficial exercise for men and women and
athletes of both sexes of all ages
... The deadlift is not only a useful exercise to help build greater hip, leg, and back strength, it’s a movement everyone needs to know how to do properly because it will be done in some form or fashion countless times in a lifetime." Legendary strength coach Bill Starr
writes about the deadlift, just as 27-year-old Benedikt Magnusson
sets a new world record with a lift of 1015 pounds
is an extraordinarily strong
woman. Here is a video of her twisting a frying pan into a cylinder.
She has deadlifted over 500 pounds.
And pressed more than 250 pounds