International fitness champion and global harmony leader, 74-year-old Sri Chinmoy, has curled a mammoth 256 pound dumbbell with each wrist—by far the heaviest dumbbell ever curled—and he did it 10 times with each hand! Using only the very small wrist muscles, Sri Chinmoy has curled a weight 76 pounds over his own bodyweight.

With his weightlifting Sri Chinmoy hopes to inspire people of all ages with a philosophy of “never give up!” Top strength athletes and fitness experts are astounded at the senior citizen’s herculean achievement. Five-time Mr. Universe and ‘Best Built Man of the Century’ Bill Pearl exclaimed:

“In my more than 60 years in the fitness and bodybuilding field, I have never heard of anyone in the world able to curl this huge amount of weight! This is a miracle!”

In just 3 weeks’ time, Sri Chinmoy has added more than 50 pounds to his own world record. Renowned as an author, musician and artist, Sri Chinmoy explains his meteoric lifting progress and world record success very simply:

“God out of His infinite Bounty has given me the capacity to do this 256 pound wrist curl with each hand. I am placing my happiness-heart- achievement at the Feet of God.”

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Other Comments on Sri Chinmoy’s Wrist Curls
(From his 203 lb wrist curls)

Wayne DeMilia, Head Judge, Mr. Olympia Contest
Chairman, International Federation of Body Builders

“Out of all the weightlifters and champion bodybuilders I have seen, and I have seen many, Sri Chinmoy is the only one I have ever seen wrist curl a 200 lb. dumbbell.”

Jim Smith, long-time Registrar, British Amateur Weight Lifters Association

“I am certain that nobody else in the world can do a wrist curl with a 200 pound dumbbell—no matter how old they are or how much they weigh! The strongest men in the world are seeing that a 70-year-old man is curling with one arm much more than twice the weight that the world’s best bodybuilders and weightlifters can curl with two arms.”
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