“Another Ronnie Coleman in Making”: Netizens Express Their Concern Over Record Holding Powerlifter’s Insane 930 Lbs Deadlift

Published 12/11/2023, 10:30 AM EST

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Larry Wheels is not treading slowly in his powerlifting career. His recent deadlifting feat was a testimony to his grit. Despite being diagnosed with a critical condition of Rhabdomyolysis a few months ago, Wheels’ motivation to further his athletic spirit isn’t wavering. But netizens are worried about their icon’s dangerous stunts. 

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Wheels shared his epic deadlifting video on Instagram to gain some appreciation from his followers, but netizens could only see the aftereffects of such heavy lifting. They went a step ahead to dig into the history of how the 8x Mr. Olympia champion, Ronnie Coleman, ended up after all the heavy training during his prime. 

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Despite attending the Mr. Olympia event this year, Wheels does not seem to have let go of his powerlifting career. He shared a video of him deadlifting 930 lbs for three reps, shocking netizens. Now, they could relate Larry Wheels powerlifting feats to Coleman’s training and were afraid of the consequences.

Despite having had an unparalleled bodybuilding career, fans often talk about Ronnie Coleman for his wheelchair-bound life post-retirement. While The King never blames his heavyweight training during his prime for his condition, the bodybuilding world believes otherwise. To the unversed, Coleman was squatting 600 lbs when he suffered a herniated disc

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While the record-holding powerlifter showcased his impeccable power in the video, fans couldn’t stop themselves from thinking of the evident injuries and harm involved in handling such heavy weights. So, they expressed their thoughts in the comment section. 

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The bodybuilding world is in disbelief and grief

While the online fitness community never fails to applaud bodybuilding and powerlifting excellence, they don’t encourage the extremities. “He’s going to have back problems at 50,” declared a dejected follower. “When Larry has major health issues down the road everyone will act shocked and surprised like they never woulda expected it,” confessed a sad netizen in disbelief. 

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Looking at this hurt my back,” revealed a bodybuilding enthusiast in terror. “Another Ronnie Coleman in the making,” announced a frightened fan. “Going to end up like Ronnie Coleman,” echoed another. However, certain sections of the fans were mesmerized by Wheels’ feat and hailed him as the powerlifting God. 

Larry Wheels worked his way up from poverty and bullying to reach unparalleled heights in the powerlifting arena. However, his extremities in training often leave fans worried about his longevity. What do you think about his extreme lifts? Let us know in the comments below. 

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Written by:

Etha Bindu Rani

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I am Etha Bindu Rani. My love for the gym and bodybuilding started a few years back, while the urge to write has been in me for a long time. So when I was offered a chance to write inspirational stories about fitness transformation and bodybuilders, I didn?t give it a second thought.
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Abhishek Manikandan

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