It’s protected to say that the majority lifters, exterior of the professionals, may by no means think about deadlifting 600 kilos in any respect, not to mention with out lifting straps. However 23-year previous powerlifting phenom Amanda Lawrence is getting fairly damned near doing it.
In a video she posted to Instagram on Wednesday, Lawrence pulled a whopping 590 kilos for a grip energy private document. It’s a weight she’s touched earlier than with the assistance of some lifting straps — however this time, she obtained the burden up with out them.
What’s extra, this implies she’s added 5 kilos to her strapless deadlift in simply over a month. Right here’s a 585-pound rep she posted on July 1:
At this charge, she’ll hit 600 very quickly. Speak about benefiting from quarantine.
Lawrence is the reigning 84kg Worldwide Powerlifting Federation world champion, and he or she’s completed extra in slightly below 4 years of great lifting than most may ever dream of. Eventually 12 months’s IPF Worlds, she gained the general title over fellow powerhouse Daniella Melo, set a squat world document with 536 kilos, deadlifted 556 kilos for an additional world document, and set the world document for many weight lifted general within the 84kg division with 1,351 kilos.
Once more, she’s solely 23.
With the uncertainty and well being dangers surrounding the coronavirus pandemic, the IPF has opted to cancel upcoming world championships till it’s positively protected for athletes to journey and compete. It’s unlucky that we might not get to see what Lawrence can convey to the platform for some time but, but it surely’s clear that she’s getting after it and making severe progress.
Observe Lawrence on Instagram at @miss.amanda.ann to maintain up together with her newest lifts.