The 10-year-old ‘Britain’s strongest schoolboy’, who can deadlift 115kg, more than twice his own weight, is hoping to break world records as he heads to compete in America.
A ten-year-old boy who can deadlift more than double his weight hopes to break world weightlifting records.
Rowan O’Malley is one of the strongest schoolboys in Britain and can lift his sofa and his sister at the same time.
Rowan, who weighs 8½ stone (54 kg), can deadlift 253 lbs (115 kg) and squat 220 lbs (100 kg).
The Coventry schoolboy has a high-protein diet and eats 3,500 calories a day, despite the NHS advising children his age to eat around 2,000 a day.
On a typical day you will eat three servings of scrambled eggs in the morning and steak or fish for dinner.
Rowan O’Malley from Coventry weighs 54kg and goes to the gym every day.
Rowan has a high-protein diet and eats 3,500 calories a day. She hopes to break world powerlifting records when he travels to the US to compete this year.
He is currently too young to compete in weightlifting in the UK. But later this year he hopes to go to pageants in the United States with his father Ben, 40.
He can deadlift 115kg, breaking the US record of 111kg for his age category.
He can also squat 15 pounds more than the current US record of 200 pounds.
Rowan said: ‘I want to be the strongest man in the world. I love it.
“I’ve been in a gym most of my life,” he said. Sun.
His father said that instead of being interested in playing like other children, his son works out in the gym.
He added that Rowan wants to pursue rugby as his future career.
‘It’s really impressive to see him able to lift a sofa off the ground. It’s great for us to clean up,” she added.