Please don't try Jujimufu's latest stunt at home
Well, it happened: Someone finally made rollerblading look cool.
In his latest feat, Instagram fitness star Jujimufu—real name: Jon Call—rollerblades around the gym before performing three reps of a 495-pound deadlift, still in skates.
Add in Michael Jackson’s immortal “Beat It” blaring from the gym’s loudspeakers and Call’s Hulk Hogan-esque grunts, and you have a delightfully stupid—but undeniably awesome—training video.
If you aren’t following Call’s Instagram feed, what are you waiting for? With the body of a Strongman and the flexibility of a gymnast, Call regularly pulls off insanely acrobatic fitness tricks while screaming catch phrases and donning horse masks.
His most famous (and unbelievable) feat: The overhead barbell chair split that landed him on America’s Got Talent, where he made it to judge cuts.
Call’s biggest mission is to make fitness fun—and funny.
“A lot of people have a hard time lightening up in the gym, because fitness is uncomfortable,” Call told Men’s Health in August. “But working out isn’t about ‘sacrifice and grind’—I hate that crap. Fitness is a luxury. It’s a privilege. You’re supposed to have fun!”
That being said, if you want to be like Call, steal his philosophy—not his stunts.
Many of Call’s crazy moves aren’t meant to be tried at home, so instead of strapping on rollerblades and wiping out before you even pick up the barbell, keep it simple. Discover the 10 Secrets To the Perfect Deadlift and master the king of all muscle-building exercises—without getting hurt.