Strength Wars: Calisthenics Vs Men’s Physique Athlete (S2 EP2)

STRENGTH WARS – brings you insane strength battles facing the athletes with a variety of disciplines such as deadlifts, squats, bench press, pull ups, dips, keg lifts, and prowlers in the ultimate strength & fitness competition. Bodybuilding, Powerlifting, Strongmen, Weightlifting, CrossFit, Calisthenics or Street Workout – we all share the same passion. Let the wars begin!

Calisthenics athlete Bertrand Mbi fighting against bodybuilder Men’s Physique athlete and male fitness model Joe Lewis. Both disciplines carry less muscle mass and size on their physiques and instead focus on a much leaner “functional” physique. But Calisthenics is all about actual functional strength whereas a Men’s Physique competitor is only focused on the aesthetics of the body.  Can Men’s Physique training keep up with the functional strength of a Calisthenics athlete? Let’s find out!

This competition contains the following run:

– Bench press 100 kg / 220lbs – 20 reps
– Squat 100 kg / 220lbs – 20 reps
– Dips +50 kg / +110lbs – 20 reps

Watch the second episode of season 2 of Strength Wars above and make sure to stick around the Generation Iron Fitness Network for more episodes coming soon!

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