Most folks will most likely have a good time their birthday with a giant, festive cake. They may even get some candles, presents, and confetti. And possibly Norwegian athlete Magne did all that for his eightieth birthday, however he additionally deadlifted 150 kilograms (30.7 kilos).
On Sept. 19, 2022, an Instagram submit from SATS Norge in Oslo, Norway, featured Magne — whose final title and physique weight wasn’t publicized — finishing the pull. Per the caption of the submit, it’s a brand new private file (PR) for the athlete. Magne managed the eye-opening feat through the use of an overhand grip and a traditional stance whereas carrying a lifting belt.
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After finishing a profitable lockout, Magne walked his loaded barbell again into his rack as an alternative of dropping the burden. He notably took a number of steps whereas totally locked out earlier than lastly releasing his pull. Magne’s accomplishment appeared to be met with common reward by onlookers who uproariously congratulated him for reaching the spectacular milestone as he began one other decade on Earth.
According to the translated caption of the submit, this deadlift benchmark was a long-standing ambition of the athlete’s. Magne and his bodily therapist had beforehand needed to day trip this huge pull in order that he would notch it when he turned 80. That’s as a result of, the appreciable energy apart, this deadlift had extra sentimental which means to it for the athlete.
His spouse is bodily handicapped. Magne is coaching to be sturdy sufficient to assist her in order that she will be able to proceed to stay at dwelling.
Magne is an official member of SATS Norge, a Norwegian fitness center that emphasizes full-body exercises. According to the group’s web site, the fitness center affords totally different intensive applications starting from indoor operating and biking to energy coaching and demanding HIIT routines. Members can work out on their very own, with a licensed private coach, and even join collaborative group periods within the confines of the fitness center’s advanced.
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At the time of this writing, it’s unclear how lengthy Magne has been coaching with SATS Norge. Judging by these noteworthy outcomes, it appears obvious he’s getting exactly what he needs out of his dedication. If that is the excessive commonplace the newly-minted 80-year-old establishes along with his deadlift, it’d solely be a matter of time earlier than he reaches even better heights.
Featured picture: @satsnorge on Instagram