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Watch this man shatter the world record for most squats in one minute!

Tyler Spraul is the director of UX and the head trainer for He has his Bachelor of Science degree in pre-medicine and is an NSCA-certified strength and conditioning specialist. He is a former All-American soccer player and still coaches soccer today. In his free time, he enjoys reading, learning, and living the dad life. He has been featured in Shape, Healthline, HuffPost, Women's...

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UPDATED: Aug 25, 2020

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In 2015, one man’s record-setting squats blew our minds. Josh Spaeth claimed the title as the world record holder for the most weighted squats in one minute when he squatted 504 pounds 22 times in one minute!

That’s a grand total of 11,101 pounds! To up the insanity, Josh has been a powerlifter for just five years, and he trained six months for his world record attempt.

Check out the video of Josh’s record-breaking barbell squats in the video below:

While Josh’s skill ranks approximately in the superhuman level, we’re guessing that some of you have an impressive squat record too. If so, share your squat stats with us in the comments below!

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Video credit: Josh Spaeth

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