Donny Shankle Takes On Strongman

Donny Shankle isn't a competitive weightlifter anymore but that doesn't mean he's done moving weight. Besides coaching, he's been working on a lot of strongman-esque movements like loading this 300lb sandbag:



If you haven't played with a sandbag like this before, you've gotta realize that a weight like that is crushing down on your diaphragm, trying to pull away from you, and generally not acting in your favor. It's not just the sandbag either. Shankle has also loaded up pretty much all the plates in his gym onto a sled and pushed it around:



And between all of that, he finds the time for some rehab work on this futuristic looking contraption:


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