One of our new members, John M., will be lifting a heavy arse atlas stone in an upcoming Strongman competition so I thought I would put up a picture of this dude doing the same lift.  The Atlas stone is also known as the McGlashan stone and is an ancient test of strength.  What the bunk is an atlas stone?   A large perfectly round concrete stone used for strongman competitions, often weighing between 200-400 lbs.The Atlas Stone lifting is a common event in the WSM (world’s strongest man) competition.   It is done by lifting the stone from the ground onto a platform.It requires great skill to lift.  Lift that stone, John!

 

Wednesday’s WOD:

50 Wall Balls

40 Toes 2 Bar

30 Push Ups

20 Kettlebell Swings (70lbs, 53lbs)

10 Pistols each leg

5 Handstand Push Ups

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Jon Millard · December 7, 2011 at 1:44 pm

Thank you! The Atlas Stones portion of the competition comes up in Event # 3. Should be interesting. If anyone is interested in checking out the event. It is called the Crossfit Merced Holiday Throwdown. You can look it up online to see the WODs

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