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Muscling-Up is the NEW Guinness World Record

September 19, 2023

On Sunday, 17 September 2023, 18 year old Mac Rogers broke the Guinness World Record for most muscle-ups completed on gymnastics rings within a 24 hour period at St Leo’s College within The University of Queensland, St Lucia.

The previous record of 1,136 was surpassed at 12:25pm on Sunday at St Leo’s College, where Mac resides. The full 24 hour time-period of Mac’s attempt officially ended at 2:27pm, with the final number of muscle-ups landing at an outstanding 1,308.

“I was really grateful for the way the community got behind me. The result is extremely gratifying… it hasn’t really sunk yet, in to be honest. It feels awesome that this achievement was able to support the great work of a collection of charities,” said Mac of his accomplishment.

With the unwavering support of his fellow Leonians, Mac was able to accomplish something truly extraordinary. This remarkable feat is a testament to Mac’s hard work, determination, and unwavering support by his Leo’s brotherhood.

In addition to the new record, Mac was able to raise over $5000 for charity.

Join us in celebrating this inspiring accomplishment and let's give a big shout out to this incredible young man and his supportive brothers!

Above: Mac surpasses the current world record

Muscle-ups are a demanding exercise that combines elements of both pull-ups and dips, requiring exceptional upper body strength and coordination. Having previously broken the Guinness World Record for most ring muscle ups in an hour (in 2021) and most in eight hours (in 2022). Mac is determined to beat the existing record which is currently held by a UK residen

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