WATCH: 91-year-old lifts almost 300 lbs -


WATCH: 91-year-old lifts almost 300 lbs


WATCH: 91-year-old lifts almost 300 lbs

By 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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Julianne Cassidy

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A city girl gone country, Julianne Cassidy is a newly Nashville-based entertainment journalist from Philadelphia.