We have seen many kids from different fields of life who do miraculous things. Some of them are even capable of some extraordinary powers. There is nothing abnormal about it, it is perfectly fine. It is your mental strength that requires you to pay attention to anything you do.
Infact mental strength depends on three things: the way you think, feel and act. Thinking big, feeling good and acting brave helps us grow our mental abilities. Of course, it takes practice, patience and constant reinforcement to get to a point where you do things naturally.
We can take the example of Daliyah Marie Arana. By the time she was 5 years old, she had already read more than 1,000 books. Addisyn Goss wanted to change the world when she was 10 years old. She tried to find a way to help homeless people. Finally she came up with an idea to make Snuggle Sacks that are filled with everything from snacks to clothes and blankets. There are innumerable examples all around us which inspire us.
Here is a list of such amazing Strongest Kids in the world and their stories are worth sharing.
10. Maryana Nanmova
Maryana Nanmova is a Russian powerlifter who became a sensation at 12 years was the youngest girl to even bench 154 pounds. She is the first female under-18 who participated in the professional powerlifting tournaments.
In March 2015 she participated in the Arnold Classic, establishing the female record in the event Arnold BenchBach, lifting 150 kg (331 lbs). Now 13 years old, little Maryana started with a 220-pound lift, then followed up with a lift of 230 before successfully tackling an astounding 240 pounds!
Phil Burgess who runs the website vikingstrength.com once interviewed Maryana Naumova where she shared her experience. According to her she was an active child and her mother noticed this trait and admitted her to Aerobic Gymnastics. She liked watching girls who bench pressed. Maryana loves to travel and meet people, her fans and also her idols who at times advise her to become a better athlete.
9. Jake Schellenschlager
Jake Schellenschlager is a freckle-faced wonder kid who is a competitive bodybuilder and powerlifter of just 14 years. He trains himself for the entire week. He participates in numerous competitions throughout the year.
Jake has a natural body and doesn’t take steroids. He is strong enough to lift twice the weight of his own body.
Although he has achieved so much in such less time In his school hallway, Jake Schellenschlager be with the other children, but at this weightlifting competition, the 14-year-old with a shock of red hair and toothy grin is a star. The wonder kid can lift more than twice his weight – a feat that impresses powerlifting aficionados and worries paediatricians who believe the sport poses risks to developing bodies.
8. Naomi Kutin
Naomi Chaya Kutin born in September 23, 2001 is an American powerlifter who has set numerous records in the sport at several weight classes. Since starting her career at the age of 8. Her accomplishments as a Modern Orthodox Jewish woman in a field predominantly populated by men was the subject of the 2016 documentary.
7. Arat Hosseini
Arat Hosseini has gone viral for his miraculous football skills. Iranian boy Arat Hosseini dreams of becoming the next Messi. This genius is already exhibiting his extraordinary talent and skill to reach there.
In 2017 Arat’s Dad posted a video of his son on social media and expressed his son’s desire to one day play for Barcelona when he grows up. Hosseini now boasts close to five million followers on Instagram – more than Liverpool captain and Champions League winner Jordan Henderson.
At age 6, with over 2 million Instagram fans, 3000 plus kick-ups, his chest hits, head hits, his agility, his extraordinary skills, his strength, he was widely being broadcasted on ESPN, video released on FIFA’s Twitter and FIFA went a step further to state that Arat will replace Messi, response to his video from his idol Messi himself.
6. Varya Akulova
Varya Akulova has won the title of “World Strongest Girl” by entering her name twice in the ‘Guinness World Book of Records’. She was born in the city of Krivoy-Rog of Ukraine’. At the age of just one, she used to stand on her hands and at the age of three, she used to surprise people by performing stunts like acrobatics and back flips in the circus with her parents.
Varya’s mother Larissa noticed that Varya’s arms and legs are stronger than any normal child. Gradually she trains Varya. She started participating in the competition and her winning streak continued. At the age of 12, she could easily lift both her parents with extra weight balls.
Varya looks as beautiful and young as girls of her age and does not take any supplements or medicines for forceful work like weight lifting. She says that she is able to do all these stunts on the strength of her regular practice and willpower and lifting the heavy weight of 300 kg, she has become the strongest girl in the world.
5. Liam Hoekstra
The world’s strongest toddler, Liam Hoekstra was born in 2005. He has various medical conditions, and so he was given up for adoption by his biological mother. Since then he has been living with his adopted parents Neil and Dana Hoekstra in Roosevelt, Michigan. They adopted him and fostered him till date.
Liam’s first display of his super strength was when he was 5 months old. He did an iron cross.
Neil and Dana were startled to watch it. Soon they started sending Liam for gymnastics. Neil and Dana made Liam join the Cassell Gymnastics and Dance.
After numerous checks and tests, Liam was diagnosed with Muscle hypertrophy. This was a rare myostatin related condition. The body builds up muscles speedily while inhibiting body fat.
Experts say that this condition can be rarely found in humans. Little Liam can sit on a sofa munching potato chips while watching his favorite TV series and his body would continue to naturally rip. Liam can gorge on ice creams and chicken without worrying about his weight. This is an advantage of his medical condition. How cool is that!
4. Evnika Saadvakass
When boxing is the game, who immediately comes to your mind? Mostly they are famous names such as Muhammad Ali, Mike Tyson, Floyd Mayweather, Anna Wolfe,Laila Ali etc. Now in this list the name of a 10-years old girl name has come. She is Evnika Saadvakass, who is fast gaining popularity due to her exceptional punching skills.
One of the things that the world witnessed is her speed while throwing a punch. In Fact she became a worldwide sensation when she was just 5 years old. One of her videos punching a tree became viral. In the video she was punching a tree with her bare hands.
Evanika started boxing from a very young age, which is understandable as her father was a boxer himself and her coach.
She was very attentive, hardworking, fast and able to handle boxing moves with ease which was designed for older kids.
3. Tristyn Lee
Born on 20 August 2002, Tristyn Lee’s age is 18 years as of 2021. He was born and brought up in a business family from the United States. Since childhood, he has had an interest in fitness as his elder brothers are also fitness enthusiasts. He also loves to play football and wanted to pursue his career as a professional footballer. He is also good at studies and has received fitness and football training since his childhood.
Tristyn Lee has a huge fan following on his various social media handles. He has over 490K followers on his Instagram account and also has 50K subscribers on his YouTube channel.
He admires the work of fitness trainer Chloe Ting, Nata Lee and Peter McKinnon.
He is like an inspiration for others as he says, “nothing is impossible to achieve if we try hard for that”. Tristyn has accumulated over 1.7 million followers on Instagram and 1.1 million subscribers on YouTube. In 2017, he also won the Unstoppable Athlete Award.
2. Ryusei Imai
Ryusei “Ryuji” Imai is only 10 years old but his martial arts ability would make even the Hollywood legend proud.
He is a Japanese school boy obsessed with Bruce Lee. He idolises Brucelee and performs his moves which are taking the internet by storm. Little Ryusei is often regarded as ‘Mini Bruce Lee’ who has been watching the Kung Fu King’s movies since he was one.
The youngster first shot to internet fame when replicated Lee’s nunchuck moves almost perfectly in 2015.
His father Ryuji Imai said, “The phrase Bruce Lee used to say ‘don’t think, feel’, I can see that feeling coming out of Ryusei’s face,” “It’s the coolest. I love Bruce Lee and so does Ryusei.” Since then, his sizable following on Facebook and Instagram has grown rapidly.
The 10-year-old has posted countless videos to his Instagram page, showcasing his lightning fast punches and jaw-dropping roundhouse kicks. The school boy has a gruelling daily training regime which includes one-handed push-ups using his knuckles, runs and floor exercises.
Unsurprisingly, his muscular frame has drawn plenty of attention for fans on social media, as well as his peers at school.
“I want him to devote himself to what he loves with an honest heart,” his father told Barcroft TV. “And never give up. As long as he remembers that and enjoys himself.”
- Richard Sandrak
Little Hercules is no other than Richard Sandrak (born 15 April 1992). He is an Ukrainian-born, American bodybuilder, martial artist and actor. He is known for his muscular physique. A documentary was also made on him as, “The World’s Strongest Boy.”
Just like all other ambitious parents, his parents moved to the States and began Sandrak’s training with one of the best coaches, Frank Giardina. Although Sandrak states his father never forced him into bodybuilding. “I’ve never been forced to train or do anything against my will”, he said. “My parents used to train all the time and I wanted to join in. It was mostly my choice. It’s just what I grew up doing. I was never forced. It was never an issue.”
He always followed a strict diet and was never allowed to eat junk foods. He easily could do splits and bench-press three times his own body weight, and claims that less than 1 percent of his body weight was fat, which can be lethally low. Many medical experts claimed that he was given steroids but the family turned down all the claims.
Sandrak was reported in an Inside Edition interview in 2015 saying that he quit bodybuilding when he became bored with it. He also said that he would like to become an engineer for NASA.
These amazing kids have proved to the world that nothing is impossible if you are determined. Humans have immense capability to pursue things that create purpose in their living. Find out what motivates you to pursue your desired goal.
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