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Eddie Hall Lifts 500Kg Deadlift!

Unbelievable! Eddie Hall just lifted half a ton 500kg/1102lbs deadlift and cemented his name in the history books. No wonder they call him THE BEAST! Unfortunately the lift was a little too much for the big man to handle because while he did lift it successfully, he passed out after busting blood vessels in his head, which is not surprising considering the MASSIVE weight!  Here’s the footage of the lift:

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Eddie Hall Lifts 462kg/1019lbs Deadlift!

He uses straps and that’s the reason this isn’t considered to be the world record for the raw deadlift, but it’s still a very impressive lift. At the moment the only man who lifted a close weight (460kg) to this guy without straps is none other than the raw deadlift world record holder Benedikt Magnusson. Click here to watch him do it.

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Raw Deadlift World Record

As of now, Benedikt Magnusson holds the world record for the raw deadlift with a lift of 1015lbs/460kg. Yes I am aware of the 462kg lift of Eddie Hall but he used straps for that. Benedikt lifted 460kg with his bare hands and with no equipment aside from the belt.

Here’s the video:

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Powerlifting vs Bodybuilding

Here’s a cool video which shows a powerlifter competing with a bodybuilder. Not surprisingly, the powerlifter did better, even though he was smaller.

Personally I hate bodybuilding. It’s best to become as strong as possible without gaining unnecessary weight. There’s no point in having large powerless muscles.