[Intro music] Welcome to the Beyond the Press channel. Today we have an experiment where we are going to find out how much this cheap weightlifting bar can handle. I got this free from one cross training gym and the bearings are broken and the end caps are smashed in so I cannot fix this easily so we decided to test it’s limits. The setup is that kind: We have a crane that can lift five tonnes; a scale which is able to measure up to ten tonnes; then we have some lifting stuff here… And I have my remote control which operates the crane so I don’t have to be here if the part breaks. And of course we could life all of this by ourselves but then we couldn’t apply the scale to the mix so we are using the crane: that’s why. Otherwise we could lift everything because we are so fucking strong. [Anni laughs] And what is Anni’s prediction on the weight; how much the bar can handle? “Hmm, three hundred” Anni says 300, I say 540. Yeah, let’s see. So, now everything is ready. There should be 280kg on the bar, and the scale is calibrated, and the lifting straps are, about, in those places you would grab the bar if you are lifting deadlift. So, let’s see. Yeah! Two seventy says our… 270. [Laughing] I wouldn’t lift that! It looks quite bad… Yeah, we have to get something ‘more’. And now we have everything ready. There are some heavy ass weights on the bar… and now we are going to see: will the bar hold? [Laughing] There is now 550kg! [Laughing] That doesn’t look good but we have to add even more. Yeah… At this moment I am again forced to say don’t try this shit at home! This is quite stupid and dangerous… I think we have now probably something like 700kg or 800kg on the bar – and around it… Let’s fucking see. This, urgh… [Anni laughs hysterically] Get Anni in protection! It’s going to be – bad. Urgh. Nooo! We have to load the bar again… We changed to better locks on the end of the bar to prevent that happening again and… Let’s see! About 700kg on the bar and Denmark is lifting! Five hundred… Six hundred… (Wooah) Six hundred and sixty And there- fucking Urgh, there is a bit more on the ground I’m afraid…a bit of my…[indistinct] Seven hundred! If that breaks now my door is… broken… I think that you cannot load enough weight on that bar with this method so we are going to go outside and find something really big, and attach this to that and try lifting… Yeah, we were forced to change our setup and with the forklift we cannot- With the forklift we cannot use our scale but the smaller of those steel parts is about half a tonne and the heavier is heavier… So there is over one tonne and I’m quite sure that the bar cannot handle this. So, I am going to lift it now. [From the forklift] What the?! What the fuck was that?! [Anni laughs] I have to see that! Well, we were forced to add even more weight… Now there is probably, like, 600kg on the right side of the bar, looking from here, and the other one is heavier. And, because the bar bent last time quite well, I’m quite sure that this will be our last lift. [Laughing] I think the bar is ready now! And our forklift pallet also… God damn that is one tough bar! So, we did some math and the larger piece is over one tonne and this about 600kg at the moment. So, there was over one tonne on this cheap bar and it didn’t even break, it just bent so it is quite tough. And now we have cool special bar to squat with! I’m not sure- how good exercise this is. Yeah, I think that is all for today. Thank you for watching, and have a nice day!