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61-Year-Old Man Holds Impressive World Record for Most Pull-Ups

by Bidita Debnath on December 2, 2013 at 10:51 PM
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 61-Year-Old Man Holds Impressive World Record for Most Pull-Ups

Stephen Hyland, a 61-year-old man currently holds the world record for doing the most pull-ups and chin-ups.

He holds the record with most chin-ups in 30 minutes, six, 12 and 24 hours and most pull-ups - chin-ups with palms reversed in 30 minutes, one, six and 12 hours.

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Hyland of Stoneleigh, Surrey holds eight global records for in set times and plans to break a world record on his 70th birthday, the Daily Star reported.

Hyland has raised the bar from 993 in 60 minutes to 1,019, which amounts to an impressive 17 chin-ups every minute.

The super-fit sexagenarian, who has broken more than 80 world-best times down the years, started training hard at the age of 43 and broke his first record when he was 52.

Source: ANI
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