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85YO and setting records
« on: July 21, 2015, 09:16:49 PM »
Joe Stockinger just set three world records for power lifting at a June competition in Calgary, deadlifting 200 kilograms, bench pressing 85 and squatting 122.5.

It wasn't the challenge one would think, according to Stockinger, who peered into the record books and found them wanting.

"I'm using those weights they have as the world records as my training weights," he said, remembering his reaction.

The octogenarian has been lifting weights since his 20s, starting with Olympic lifting and moving to power lifting as he grew older.

He says regular training is key — as well as avoiding stress and getting lots of sleep — and seems almost unaware of the fact many people his age struggle with basic movements, let alone weightlifting.

It's not all easy though. Stockinger admits he does get "a little bit of stiffness here and there."


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Re: 85YO and setting records
« Reply #1 on: July 21, 2015, 09:20:50 PM »
897.6 total

Noice.
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2018.04.28:  620 Squat, 345 Bench, 615 Dead   |  1580 Total
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2015.08.09:  600 Squat, 320 Bench, 600 Dead   |  1520 Total

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Re: 85YO and setting records
« Reply #2 on: July 21, 2015, 09:23:19 PM »
That I should be plugging along like that when I'm 85…..
Major props to this gent!
Eric

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Re: 85YO and setting records
« Reply #3 on: July 21, 2015, 09:29:43 PM »
I like the cut of his jib. 8)
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Re: 85YO and setting records
« Reply #4 on: July 22, 2015, 07:25:18 AM »
Wish I had his squat and DL now. Amazing.
Eric


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OHP - 130
Bench - 275