You have probably heard about the One Ton Challenge by now. If not, it was created by WWE superstar John Cena as a way to “make training more fun by gamifying it.” The goal of the One Ton Challenge is to lift one ton, or 2,000 pounds (1,200 for women), within 48 hours doing six lifts:
One Ton Challenge Lifts:
- Back Squat
- Bench Press
At the 2019 CrossFit Games, C.T. Fletcher hosted the One Ton Challenge in the FITAID Lounge. Athletes like Wes Kitts, Elijah Muhammad, Adrian Conway, Kristin Pope, Morghan King, Katie Cork and Logan Aldridge had 20 minutes to attempt six lifts.
So yesterday, James Townsend decided to do all six lifts as fast as possible. He ran through the lifts twice, both in just 37 SECONDS!
Bench Press: 353
Bench Press: 353
Townsend would go on to hit 2,292 pounds! And he said he “kept it light and moved some weight. Its was fun.”
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After my training, I gave the @shruggedcollective @onetonchallenge a go. Kept it light and moved some weight. Its was fun. First Video: 37secs BENCH: 353 SQUAT: 480 DEADLIFT: 520 CLEAN: 315 JERK: 315 SNATCH: 245……. Second Video: 37secs BENCH: 353 SQUAT: 480 DEADLIFT: 520 CLEAN: 337 JERK: 337 SNATCH: 265 @thebraveonegym @lionbravecrossfit @juggernauttraining @dotfit @rpstrength #sepsisawareness #SepsisSurvivor #thebraveonegym #braveone #lionbrave #lionessbrave #lionbravecrossfit #crossfit #onetonchallenge #onetonclub #supertotal #crossfittotal
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