Somebody You Should Know! - Valentin Dikul

Posted by Tom Barry

Valentin Dikul style of training and his ability to overcome severe injuries to be one of the strongest men in the world is similar to the Westside Barbell system of training and the injuries that Louie encountered.
Some of Dikul's feats of strength are as follows;
  • Squat 450kg,
  • Bench 260kg 
  • Deadlift 460kg at 121kg of body-weight and 60 years of age.
  • Lifted a horse during a show. 
  • On specially designed ramp they drove a family sized car on to a platform that he supported on his shoulders.
Valentin Dikul is a person you should read about in depth or at the very least google search about his amazing feats of strength.

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  • Let the haters that need triple ply suits for every lift they do and referees and 5000 people in the stands say whatever they want. This guy pulled the big weight before any of the clowns of today.

    AJ on
  • For me his 460 kg deadlift is legit. I know a lot of people want to cry it down and say he was using fake weight. What do you think?

    Julian Phillips on

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