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CrossFit vs Powerlifting – Brent Fikowski and Stefi Cohen

The Professor challenges one of the strongest powerlifters in history to a CrossFit workout.

Stefi Cohen, one of the strongest powerlifters in history, tried a tough workout with Brent Fikowski, 2021 3rd Fittest Man on Earth, in a brilliant display of CrossFit vs powerlifting.

The Professor was kind enough to modify a hard CrossFit workout featured in the Dubai CrossFit Championship for the powerlifters.

The original workout, programmed for world-class CrossFit atheltes was:

  • 25 Deficit Handstand Push-Ups
  • 25 Plyo Jump Push-Ups
  • 25 Deck Squats
  • 25 A Jump Squats
  • 25 Reverse Grip Pull-Ups
  • 25 Devil Press
Devil press wodsSource: Photo courtesy of CrossFit Inc

The modified version looked as follows:

  • 20 Plyo Jump Push-Ups
  • 20 Deck Squats
  • 20 A Jump Squats
  • 20 Devil Press

How long do you think it took them to complete the work? Watch a group of powerlifters go through the tough CrossFit workout below.

Read more: 10 Stefi Cohen Workouts To Get In Your Best Shape

CrossFit vs Powerlifting – Brent Fikowski and Stefi Cohen

Who is Stefi Cohen?

Stefi Cohen is famously one of the strongest female powerlifters in history. She is also the co-founder of Hybrid Performance Method,  is a 25x world record holder and has a doctorate in physical therapy.

She is the first woman in history to deadlift 4.4 times her bodyweight and has a 507 lbs competition squat PR and 242 lbs bench press PR.

Read more: Try Out Stefi Cohen’s Full Body Workout

Who is Brent Fikowski?

Fikowski is a Canadian CrossFit Games athlete with a career best finish of second in 2017. He has competed at the CrossFit Games every year since 2016, placing inside the top 5 in four times out of his six appearances.

Read more: Brent Fikowski Incredible Transformation: “Building Strength and Muscle Mass Takes Time”

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