Bodybuilding Versus CrossFit, Olympic Lifting, And Powerlifting
Despite our finest intents, it’s inescapable that we compare professional athletes from various strength disciplines and question who’s “best.” So, why withstand it? Instead, have a good time with it!
That’s what the group at the online training website BruteStrength Training did when they developed the four-episode web series “The Brute Strength Showdown.” Four leading professional athletes from the worlds of CrossFit, powerlifting, Olympic lifting, and bodybuilding went head-to-head in occasions from their own sports, in addition to other traditional athletic tests and even a competitive consuming face-off.
These are the professional athletes
- JacobHeppner: CrossFit Games professional athlete, 2016 7th Fittest Man in the World
- SteveGentili: Elite powerlifter
- LawrenceBallenger: Fitness design, NPC bodybuilder,Bodybuilding com and MuscleTech professional athlete
- LuisJavier Mosquera: Weightlifter, bronze medalist at the 2016 Rio De Janeiro Olympics
Here are the occasions
- Max barbell tidy
- CrossFit occasion: “Grace”
- Physique program
- Hamburger consuming difficulty
- Football integrate
- Soccer ball dribble
- Football toss
- Batting cage/baseball toss
Episode 1: Meet the Competitors
A weightlifter, a powerlifter, a bodybuilder, and a CrossFit professional athlete walk into an arena together. Who wins? Meet your oppositions and hear their stories prior to they go to fight.
Episode 2: Max Clean and Grace
The rivals handle their very first 2 obstacles: A one-rep max in the barbell tidy from the flooring, and the ruthless CrossFit occasionGrace Lawrence Ballenger in specific stands apart in this occasion, both for his 300- pound upright row/clean that we call TheOfficial Lift of 2018, and for his wonderful guide to corner store searching for gains.
Episode 3: Deadlift, Physique Show, and Burger Challenge
Now things are buckling down. The rivals check their one-rep max in the deadlift, then disrobe to the bare basics for a bodybuilding-style pose-off. Then, it’s off to the bar for a legendary burger-eating difficulty!
Episode 4: All the Balls
In the last episode, the professional athletes finish the last 5 occasions, and the winner gets crowned after making a major return.