Category: 500/1000lb Club

500/1000lb Challenge

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2-113th Soldiers compete in the 500/1000lbs club at Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti June 15, 2019. During this competition Soldiers test their strength by combining their max weight in three different lift categories. The three lift categories consisted of the bench, squat and deadlift. All the Soldiers featured in this pictured completed the challenge by achieving a weight of 500lbs or higher for the females and 1000lbs or higher for the males. (US Army National Guard photo)
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SGT Maria Fernandez competes in the Clam Shell gym’s weightlifting competition on Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti June 15, 2019. SGT Fernandez took first place in the women’s division overall with a max deadlift of 315lbs, a max squat of 265lbs, and a max bench of 155lb. SGT Fernandez ended the competition with a total weight of 735lbs. (US Marine photo by SSgt Erika Balasabas)
SPC Francisco Ramirez competes in the Clam Shell gym’s weightlifting competition on Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti June 15, 2019. SPC Ramirez took first place in the men’s division overall with a max deadlift of 665lbs, max squat of 475lbs, and a max bench of 315. SPC Ramirez ended the competition with a total weight of 1455lbs. (US Army National Guard video by SPC Jacqueline Robinson)