Underdown captured this file undeterred by the weird barbell setup.
On Might 27-29, 2023, throughout the 2023 UK’s Strongest Lady, Lucy Underdown scored a 305-kilogram (672.4-pound) Kratos bar deadlift World File. Within the context of a strongwoman occasion, Underdown utilized a lifting belt and lifting straps to assist obtain her huge milestone pull. The strongwoman accomplished her Kratos bar deadlift from a conventional stance with a double-overhand grip. Underdown completed because the runner-up to eventual champion Rebecca Roberts within the strongwoman contest.
The CERBERUS Kratos Strongman Bar (often known as the “Kratos bar”) is characterised primarily by its size. In accordance with the barbell’s description on the CERBERUS Strength website, the Kratos bar measures at a prolonged 10 toes from finish to finish. The prolonged size creates an extra “flex” and “whip” an athlete should overcome to finish a full lockout of their deadlift repetition. The bar additionally has a base weight of 28 kilograms (61.7 kilos) which is greater than the usual 20.4 kilograms (45 kilos) for a “regular” barbell.
Regardless of the added problem, Underdown seemingly completed her file mark with ease based mostly on a clip of her Kratos bar raise.
In a put up caption on her Instagram, Underdown appeared appreciative of her total efficiency on the 2023 UK’s Strongest Lady. Even with out the victory, Underdown ending in second place marks her third podium accomplishment in her final 4 aggressive appearances, per Strongman Archives.
It appears any time an athlete can rating a runner-up end result and nonetheless take residence a World File, they might appropriately gush about their output.
“What an superior weekend!” Underdown began in her put up. “I fought so, so arduous for the win. It actually got here all the way down to the final bag of the final occasion and sadly I got here up quick in opposition to the superb [Rebecca Roberts]. This stuff occur and we be taught and transfer on! A [CERBERUS Strength] Kratos bar deadlift World File of 305 kilograms (actually, felt like I might have finished 320 kilograms yesterday) and a shock Block Press win with a straightforward 5 reps. I can’t be too sad!
The ultimate be aware of Underdown’s competitors reflection options the athlete teasing “Euros prep.” On the time of this text’s publication, it’s unclear precisely which contest Underdown is referring to, however based mostly on her precedent, it appears seemingly the strongwoman means the 2023 Britain’s Strongest Woman (BSW) set for late September 2023.
After this sort of new end result, the strongwoman world ought to in all probability anticipate one other glowing efficiency from Underdown on the 2023 BSW.
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