Monday, September 24, 2012

30 DAYS OF SQUAT! (Day 24) - Tom Platz

The Incomparable Leg Development of Tom Platz

In the early 90s, bodybuilder Tom Platz and powerlifter Dr. Fred Hatfield had a "squat off" - a squat contest consisting of a one-rep maximum and a 500lb squat for maximum reps. Dr. Squat (Fred Hatfield) won the max single competition, and Tom Platz (aka "The Golden Eagle") won the 500lb squat for reps with this effort:


EricF said...

WOW! Talk about feats of strength. Break out the Festivus pole. Very inspiring video, gonna favorite that on the tube and watch it any time I feel too weak to go in and hit my prescribed weight/reps.

Boris said...

Tom Platz is always inspiring!