Larry “Wheels” Williams has never shied away from sharing his ambitious goals. Of late, the powerlifter/strongman/influencer extraordinaire is on a new training journey while using Testosterone Replacement Therapy (TRT). As he approaches a “mock” powerlifting meet of one-rep maxes for competitive lifts like the bench press and squat, Wheels shares the latest update on his continued strength development.
On Jan 2. 2023, Wheels posted a video on his Instagram of himself completing a 360-kilogram (793.6-pound) raw deadlift while barefoot and wearing a lifting belt. According to the caption of Wheels’ post, this was his heaviest pull while using TRT and also one of his last steps before the mock meeting, for which the exact date was not revealed. Wheels noted that he weighs 255 pounds for the pull. (Note: Wheels writes that the deadlift is 795 pounds, but that may be a typo).
Wheels’ fitness and strength journey since late summer 2022 has been primarily marked by noticeable improvements in his lifts while on TRT.
Before getting his heaviest pull while using TRT, Wheels previously squatted 224.5 kilograms (495 pounds) raw for 15 reps in a September 2022 AMRAP trial. Then, in late November 2022, Wheels managed to squat 305 kilograms (672.4 pounds) raw for six reps. As for his progress on the bench, Wheels posted in late December 2022 videos in which the athlete completed a raw 230-kilogram (507-pound) bench press and a (252.6 -kilogram) 557-pound bench press with wraps.
Another side effect of Wheels’ condition on TRT was that he lost a lot of weight. The athlete has not clarified how much he reduced his body weight. For some contexts, according to Open Powerlifting, Wheels competed in the 140-kilogram weight class during his final powerlifting contest at the 2020 Extreme Powerlifting Coalition (XPC) Arnold and weighed in for the contest at 283.6 pounds. she has since lost about 10% of his previous body weight.
After the holiday season and into the new year, many athletes may start thinking about their long-term goals for a complete, clean calendar of events. That doesn’t appear to be the case for Wheels, which hit the ground running in 2023. Whenever he finishes his mock powerlifting meet, it seems clear that Wheels will continue to charge full steam ahead to whatever is next on his to-lift list.
Featured image: @larrywheels on Instagram
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