5 Big Lifts from Icelandic Crossfitter BK Gudmundsson

Bjorgvin combines controlled aggression, strength, skill with a lot of hard work and channels it into these awesome lifts.

200 kg monday morning squat. Lets gooo 220 before regionals! @reebok @xendurance @thetrainingplan @crossfitgames

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335/152 kg hang clean. Looks like there might be few extra kilos in the tank there! @thetrainingplan @xendurance @reebok

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BAAAMM 365lbs/165kg clean PR! ??@reebok @xendurance @crossfitgames

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Trying to get that Husafell stone of the ground. It definitely doesn’t look like a 186 kg stone but it sure feels like it. “The stone has been used as a test of strength by either simply lifting the stone, or by lifting and carrying the stone around the goat pen where it is located. The Husafell Stone is also named Kviahellan (pen slab) by pastor Snorri, who used the stone as a door to his sheep pen. The test to achieve fullsterkur (“full-strong”) status is to lift the stone up and carry it the 50 metres around the perimeter of the goat pen. Successfully walking the full distance around the pen is considered a widely recognized feat of strength in the field of stone carrying, and is referred to as achieving fullsterkur status.” #husafellstone @crossfit @reebok

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