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07-16-2010, 02:29 AM
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Originally Posted by Scotty hates Sergei View Post
I'm pretty sure Gaborik is a 600lbs squatter. Ben Johnson was a 600lbs x 6 squatter for 2 sets(could also bench 2 reps at 407) at 178lbs. I realize though how far in front of everyone Johnson was at his sport, but it gives you a great idea of what elite level strength for speed athletes looks like. 500lbs is more than fine for sure, but I should be more precise. If I was looking to be a high level player, that is the number I would shoot for. It all depends on your goal, a 400lbs is a good goal for the OP.
I squat 225 on a good day, long way to go apparently!

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