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#600 Re: Legendary feats of strength
April 28, 2019, 08:58:42 am
Ok, I've started the trials...
My BM sits over a doorframe and doesn't allow much room for body positioning so I had to separate the two tasks: the muscular part and the finger strength part.
Yesterday I had a quick play at the first part, at the end of a quite serious boxing, farmer's walk and deadlifting session. Not smart, I know.
Anyway I played it very carefully and taking 10 kg off I could easily complete the task: 5" x hang, 90 lock off, full lock off, 90, hang.
Body positioning was a bit of an issue due to pulley system and boxing bag.
Today I'll probably try the BM part, still don't know how to solve the lack of room problem.
I love this sh*t.

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#601 Re: Legendary feats of strength
April 28, 2019, 11:04:53 am
From team Japan's coach: a 44 second one-arm hang  on the BM2k centre edge. Good enough for a "not bad" from Megos, at least

I don't have access to a beastmaker, but is that hard? If you are allowed to drag?

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#602 Re: Legendary feats of strength
April 28, 2019, 11:39:12 am
From team Japan's coach: a 44 second one-arm hang  on the BM2k centre edge. Good enough for a "not bad" from Megos, at least

I don't have access to a beastmaker, but is that hard? If you are allowed to drag?

Vadim Timonov posted a vid of him hanging for 35 seconds (maybe more chisel than open hand? not sure how much difference that makes?) so going longer than that seemed impressive to me

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#603 Re: Legendary feats of strength
April 28, 2019, 12:46:58 pm
that's good context. I just remember that it was fairly easy to hang, even for me if allowed to drag or chisel.

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#604 Re: Legendary feats of strength
April 28, 2019, 01:47:04 pm
I don't have access to a beastmaker, but is that hard? If you are allowed to drag?

As fb edges go it's pretty good, something like 22 or 23mm with a fairly small radius. Still, 44 seconds is a long time for a one arm hang, lots of shoulder stability required while (obviously) pulling pretty hard.

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#605 Re: Legendary feats of strength
April 29, 2019, 06:22:18 pm
Just did the Japanese test on a 14 mm flat edge.
Quite doable but not a gimmie really.
BM edges are maybe 1 mm smaller with bigger radius, so even harder. Doing it with that level of body control means the edge feels like a bleedin' bivy ledge.


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#606 Re: Legendary feats of strength
April 30, 2019, 12:51:51 am
Jongwon Chon is South Korean

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#607 Re: Legendary feats of strength
April 30, 2019, 08:42:40 am
 :lol:
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#608 Re: Legendary feats of strength
April 30, 2019, 04:00:14 pm
My GF sent me this, https://www.reddit.com/r/gifs/comments/bj2935/holy_mother_of_arm_strength_and_control/
not a climbing strength but I wonder how many times he ended up on his face to achieve this

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#609 Re: Legendary feats of strength
May 15, 2019, 03:00:21 pm
I found this pretty legendary...
Breaking a baseball bat just by stopping the swing ranks quite high as a power display in my opinion.

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#610 Re: Legendary feats of strength
May 15, 2019, 07:08:04 pm
that tangent reminds me of another tangent; somehow youtube algorithm thought i was interested in "fingers of steel"
 
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#611 Re: Legendary feats of strength
May 18, 2019, 01:07:17 am
 :o

I'm never going to complain about not being able to get my fingers into slots at The Tor again!

Seriously, there's a lot to think about there. People like Steve Mac have come back from pretty serious finger injuries. I get paranoid about problems with mine, maybe unnecessarily?

Thanks for posting Finbarrr  :icon_321:  ;D

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#612 Re: Legendary feats of strength
May 25, 2019, 12:26:00 am
Something a little different: a 257 kg Steinborn squat from Martins Licis


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#613 Re: Legendary feats of strength
July 09, 2019, 07:14:12 pm
https://www.instagram.com/p/BzsOojSAuEE/?hl=en

Dai doing nasty things with a 3mm edge.

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#614 Re: Legendary feats of strength
July 09, 2019, 08:15:34 pm
3mm is a verrrrry small number  :o

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#617 Re: Legendary feats of strength
July 21, 2019, 12:48:34 pm
Back around.
That could just be legendary feats of boredom and posterior pelvic tilt. What's next? Marathon?
To qualify here she'll have to condensate that total effort in 10" at most.
When I'll see her doing a plank with a truck on her back I'll be the first to bow down.
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#618 Re: Legendary feats of strength
July 21, 2019, 01:41:18 pm
Back around.
That could just be legendary feats of boredom and posterior pelvic tilt. What's next? Marathon?
To qualify here she'll have to condensate that total effort in 10" at most.

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