1912:Pat McDonald, USA, 15.34 meters
2008:Tomasz Majewski, Poland, 21.51 meters
Impressive speed improvements aside, the knowledge we've gained over the last 100 years about weight training and strength alone has obliterated what elite athletes in 1912 thought possible. The 1912 winning throw in shot put was just over 50 feet. Today, it's over 70 feet.
- Five Healthy Snack Recipes for Building MuscleQuick and easy recipes to satisfy your taste buds.
- Life SaversTen foods to improve heart health.
- Shoe Watch: StrappedAdd some flair to your shoe collection for fall
- Is Your Diet Giving You a Deficiency?If you'd classify your diet as Paleo, vegan or g-free, read this.