About Walter Urban

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Walter Urban BS MBA is an American born Powerlifter and Guinness World Record holder and challenger living in Canada. He is a member of one of the strongest drug free Powerlifting Teams in North America the Iron Foundation, 19 to 53, male and female, who train 3 to 4 days a week 2 to 3 hours a day, 50 weeks a year drug free - most for over 15 years! On September 15, 2011, at the age of 53, Walter set a new Guinness World Record for the most amount of weight squat lifted in one hour live on Live with Regis and Kelly, lifting 127,245 lbs drug free. Walter competed in the Powerlifting World Championships in 2005, 2009 and 2010 placing 6th representing Canada in the Czech Republic. Walter holds an MBA from Bowling Green University and a BS in Economics from Albright College. Walter is a licensed private pilot, licensed skydiver, a former pro ski racer, hang glider pilot, runner and Formula Ford race car driver and a former member of the 1982 United States Parachute Para-Ski Team. Walter is the President and owner of Urban Dynamics Inc a consulting company www.urbandynamics.net. Walter and his family reside in Guelph Ontario. For more information on Walter visit www.walterurban.com, Twitter walterjlg, Facebook Walter Urban.

Articles by Walter Urban

  1. Jump Start to General Fitness & Good Health: Preparation, Motivation and Recovery

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    My effort to break the current world record was to bring attention to the fact the adults can continue to remain healthy and get stronger longer than even before, and well into the...

  2. The Power of Focus and Mental Performance in Sports Training

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    Researchers have proven that stress, anger and anxiety, when triggered in an athlete, can tighten muscles, tense up the body, hamper and negatively affect breathing, and generally ...

  3. Winning Big without Performance Enhancing Drugs ‘Beyond the Zone’

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    A-Rod MLB, Lance Armstrong UCI, David Ortiz MLB, Manny Ramirez MLB, Brandon Moore NFL, Von Miller NFL, German biathlete Evi Sachenbacher-Stehle IOC, Italian bobsledder William Frull...

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