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Chris Duffin's Freakish Front Squat

The veteran powerlifter and strength coach can out-front squat most of us—without any hands.

Chris Duffin's Freakish Front Squat

Look Ma, no hands!

Chris Duffin is one of those elite-level lifters that never ceases to amaze. The Guinness World Record holder just gave us a taste of his current training cycle, boasting a ridiculous no-hands front squat of 550 pounds for a double. What's more—he's done this before...wearing flip flops. 

Duffin, known for his legendary squats, once owned the world record raw squat (881 pounds) in the in the 220-pound weight category. He was also the lightest lifter to hit the mark before Sam Byrd broke the record in 2015 with a 915-pound squat at a 219-pound bodyweight. 

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For more mind-boggling feats of strength from Chris Duffin and his equally sizeable training partners, check out his Instagram

And finally, here's just a taste of how things can go wrong when you're playing around in the 800-pound range. #worldrecordsquatterproblems

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