WATCH: 91-year-old lifts almost 300 lbs

Julianne Cassidy

WATCH: 91-year-old lifts almost 300 lbs

Julianne Cassidy
CREATED Feb. 18, 2014

Dreading that post-workday work-out? Considering plopping down on your couch instead?

Well, here's your motivation.

This video was recorded at the Danish National Powerlifting Competition in preparation for the Masters Weightlifting Competition of 2014. Senior Sven Steensgaard, 91, is captured deadlifting more than 286 lbs. 

According to People, "Steensgaard is said to be the oldest powerlifter in the International Powerlifting Federation."

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