Functional strength vs a cross between powerlifter and bodybuilder.

STRENGTH WARS – brings you insane strength battles facing the athletes with a variety of disciplines such as deadlifts, squats, bench press, pull ups, dips, keg lifts, and prowlers in the ultimate strength & fitness competition. Bodybuilding, Powerlifting, Strongmen, Weightlifting, CrossFit, Calisthenics or Street Workout – we all share the same passion. Let the wars begin!

There are various degrees of functional strength. Some comes in the form of Strongmen, massive titans lifting boulders for sport. Others come in the form of powerlifting – focusing on lifting the most amount of iron. And then others focus on calisthenics – bodyweight exercises for the ultimate functional performance.

Today’s Strength Wars pits calisthenics athlete and German champion Matthias vs powerbuilder Koray, who represents a mix of powerlifting and bodybuilding and has never competed before. Which master of strength will win in today’s battle? It’s time to find out!

This competition contains the following run:

– Deadlift 120kg / 265lbs – 20reps
– Pull Ups +24kg / +53lbs – 20reps
– Squat Clean 50kg / 110lbs – 15reps

Watch the episode above and find out who wins in this match of bodyweight strength vs a hybrid powerlifter/bodybuilder!