‘He Deadlift Eleven Hundred Pound’: Ronnie Coleman once claimed the Game of Thrones actor who nearly killed himself by lifting an insane weight is ‘gifted’

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From the outside, Ronnie Coleman looks like a man not to be laughed at. In his peak physical condition, he weighed over 300 pounds with less than 1% body fat. He was actually one of the biggest contenders for the Mr. Olympia title. And, he was also the most successful, winning the crown eight times in total.

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And, as a champion, it’s no surprise that Ronnie is able to motivate other champions as well. From his insane popular chants and slogans to his YouTube videos in the gym, he exudes confidence! And, what’s more, he also appreciates the other greats in the weight room. Even those who have surpassed its gigantic lift records. One such situation arose when Ronnie appeared on Joe Rogan’s podcast.

Ronnie Coleman praises Hafthor Bjornsson for his massive squat

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In an episode with Joe Rogan in his The Joe Rogan Experience, in 2020, Ronnie was asked to tell his life story to listeners. And, although he was talking about himself, he was also talking about others. And, when pair Rogan and Coleman discussed strength and bodybuilding, Ronnie wasted no time in bringing another bodybuilder cum strongman into context. He talked about Game of Thrones fame Hafthor Bjornsson and his incredible 1100-pound deadlift.

Although Coleman said he was deeply impressed with the deadlift, he was unable to remember Bjornsson’s name. Rogan took to his trail and suggested he was the same individual who played “Mountain” in the popular Game of Thrones series.

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Connie said, “He lifted eleven hundred pounds…” Adding this, “…I did eight hundred you know for a few reps but…I don’t think I can do eleven hundred.”

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Mr. King Coleman himself is no stranger to marvelous feats and achievements. His career as a professional bodybuilder from the late 90s until 2007 when he retired. Besides his many stage victories, he has also been credited with massive lifting goals like an 800-pound squat and a 725-pound deadlift. He was also widely known for his 1100-pound leg press ability.

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His feats were so incredulous that there is currently a bodybuilding competition in Texas called, Classic Ronnie Coleman. Few bodybuilders and icons have had such a privilege! And, even though Coleman is currently old, well into his late 50s, he still has the spirit of the king. And, it is indeed amazing.

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