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I just watched this clip of Konstantin konstantinov doing 55 pullups at a bodyweight of 122kg(270+ibs). Then I read the comments and couldn't stop laughing. Seems like every asshole on the net went there to criticize his form. It never stops amusing me to see random internet people pissing on the form of some of the strongest people in the world.

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You've got to admit... his form, to the average gym-joe, is horrendous

It's pretty sick though... like how rock-climbers train: effective explosive movements which utilize loads of muscle (or individual ones as required).

I can see how he'd be a great puller (i'm assuming pulling is his strong point competitively).

re: the internet... People love to criticize. It makes 'em feel better about themselves.

If people could walk down the road and tell everyone around them what they thought, they'd feel fulfilled. PRoblem is, they'd get their asses kicked daily

The internet allows 'em to tell people what they really think, minus a black eye.

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Strong puller for sure. Here he is doing, without belt and straps and no bounce, 4 reps on 380kg!!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cA8s17YIbSY

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I really admire his feats, but is it me or is his form bad? Maybe cause his back is so developed it looks like he's rounding it but to me it looks rounded sometimes. Im probably wrong..
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yeah some peoples kids... form or no form, he is pulling 800 plus pounds, that is freaking incredible
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here is a video of him deadlifting 430kg---- thats like 950 plus pounds

http://www.gometal.com/videot/konsta...adlift_430.wmv
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Strong puller for sure. Here he is doing, without belt and straps and no bounce, 4 reps on 380kg!!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cA8s17YIbSY

Dont you think they complain there as well A comment on his clip
The whistling at the end KILLED ME!

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here is a video of him deadlifting 430kg---- thats like 950 plus pounds

http://www.gometal.com/videot/konsta...adlift_430.wmv
Clearly I need to start wearing my belt right under my nipples

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The whistling at the end KILLED ME!

**** The youtube form expert will speak ***

But Nark, whistling when deadlifting is bad form, it decreases inter intestinal pressure and leads to possible dislocation of the 4th lumbar disc and probable leakage of gases. He should not whistle and instead tighten his glutes a bit more to gain more power in the top 10% of the motion. I should know, I can do 10 picture perfect reps with 120 ibs without breaking a sweat.

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