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Diesel Strength Challenge #2 – 10 Pull-ups and Hold for Time

Diesel Strength Challenge #2

10 Pull-ups with Hold for Time

Welcome to the second Diesel Strength Challenge.

Voting Closed!
Winner: Jeannie Landis

The goal of these challenges is to bring everyone together and support each other. We all love fitness and why not support each other as we try to reach our fitness goals? Below you’ll find all of the submissions for this week’s challenge.

Now the fun part begins. We get to watch everyone’s efforts and use it to inspire us.

I was truly blown away with the participation is this challenge and can’t wait for the next one. Everyone really stepped up.

We saw:

– Pull-ups with chains

– Pull-ups with smiley faces made with tape on their back

– Strong women doing 10 full pull-ups and holding FOREVER!

– Pull-ups with Diesel cologne

– Pull-ups with thick bars and rope

– Pull-ups with extra weight

– and much more

How to Vote

All you have to do is go down through the submissions and leave a comment with who gets your vote to win this pull-up challenge. Because of all their hard work, let’s support the entries by voting. Everyone gets 1 vote and the person with the most votes will win the prize. If you were one of the entries, tell your family, friends and post on Facebook with this link to get their support of your video!

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https://www.dieselsc.com/diesel-strength-challenge-10-pull-ups-and-hold-for-time-entries

Voting Help

1. Who did the challenge the best overall?

2. Who had the best form for the strength exercise?

3. Who showed the most personality?

4. Who gave it their all? (the winner doesn’t have to be the one who did the most reps or the biggest weight, it could be the person you think tried their best)

5. Who followed all of the rules?

VOTE AFTER THE JUMP

10 Pull-ups with Hold for Time

Tommy (25 second hold!)

Simeon Lang (26 seconds)

Adrienne Harvey (21 seconds!)

Mike Snader (26 seconds with Ropes!)

Richard Taper (37.8 seconds!)

Chris Smith (24 seconds with a 25lb plate!)

Kwesi Bacchus (10 seconds!)

Steven Lent (45 seconds!)

Micah (30 seconds!)

Shaneh Abbas Jaffer (19 seconds with a Smiley Face!)

Jeannie (19 seconds!)

William Borde-Perry (30 seconds!)

Chloe Bermudez (38 seconds!)

Daryl (25 seconds!)

Jonathan Maron (47 seconds!)

Travis Stoetzel (24 seconds with 20lbs of Chain!)

Steve (54 seconds!)

Steve Trapani (47 seconds!)

Gregory Jimenez (16 seconds!)

Randall Spaulding (30 seconds with Bulgarian Sandbag!)

Justin Smith (36.8 seconds with Thick Bar!)

Emil Justo (41 seconds!)

By on March 6th, 2011

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Comments (133)

  1. Posted by - Shane on March 7, 2011

    Chloe Bermudez is the champ of this Diesel Strength challenge!

  2. Posted by - Josh on March 7, 2011

    Justin Smith with the Thick Bar wins in my book.

  3. Posted by - Stacey coleman on March 7, 2011

    I vote for steve lent.

  4. Posted by - BRUTUSPLAC on March 7, 2011

    WOW !
    CONGRADS TO ALL. BUT I VOTE FOR

    Adrienne Harvey, RKC of Giryagirl.com

  5. Posted by - Michael M on March 7, 2011

    I was looking less at the time and more at how much it looked like it burned. Chloe Bermudez is my vote. Every pull was from a full hang and she got her head above the bar. The funny annotation was a bonus lol.

    Everyone did great though!!! It’s tough to vote.

  6. Posted by - Je on March 7, 2011

    Steve at 54 seconds gets my vote!

  7. Posted by - Tom Blemerdy on March 7, 2011

    nice pretty intense but i vote for
    Shaneh Abbas Jaffer

  8. Posted by - Mujeeb S. on March 7, 2011

    Shaneh Abbas has my vote!

  9. Posted by - Mateen Manek on March 7, 2011

    I definitely have to go with Shaneh Abbas Jaffer on this one.

    Mateen Manek

  10. Posted by - Jamison T on March 7, 2011

    Shaneh Abbas Jaffer BY FAR
    i loved the smile πŸ˜€

  11. Posted by - Hasan Kanjee on March 7, 2011

    Shaneh Abbas Jaffer was too good!! I vote for him he should win πŸ™‚

  12. Posted by - Abbass-ali Siwjee on March 7, 2011

    Shaneh-abbass Jaffer for sure! That smiley face makes it worth it!

  13. Posted by - I.R.O.I on March 7, 2011

    Shaneh Abbas Jaffer (Mr. Smiley) destroyed you guys.
    He gets my vote.

  14. Posted by - Hunter on March 7, 2011

    Shaneh Abbas Jaffer for being creative!!

  15. Posted by - Anton on March 7, 2011

    Steve with 54 seconds, gotta go with the time and dedication to pull ups.

  16. Posted by - DROC on March 7, 2011

    I vote for Adrienne Harvey

  17. Posted by - Michal on March 7, 2011

    So many great challenges. But I definitely go with Jeannie! Full hang, chin over the bar, great effort!

  18. Posted by - Paul Mizzi on March 7, 2011

    Jonathan Maron (47 seconds!) is the BEST!!!

  19. Posted by - Anne F. on March 7, 2011

    I vote for Steve Lent. Head above bar and he held for almost a minute!

  20. Posted by - Tom Robertson on March 7, 2011

    Definitely Chloe Bermudez, she smashed this challenge!

  21. Posted by - Thomas Thompson on March 7, 2011

    I expected this to be a boring challenge to watch but it was actually pretty good. I’m going with Chloe Bermudez as the technique was good and the video was unique.

  22. Posted by - Ben on March 7, 2011

    My vote is for Jeannie. Loved the smile on her face throughout the vid. Makes me want to jump up on the bar and crank out some myself. True “pull-ups” by the way πŸ™‚

  23. Posted by - James L on March 7, 2011

    Great effort by everyone. Time to up my game! I’m going with Chloe Bermudez.

  24. Posted by - Frank B on March 7, 2011

    Daryl gets my vote. Happy Birthday!

  25. Posted by - James L on March 7, 2011

    Nice stuff from everyone. Time to up my game! Going with Chloe Bermudez – good to watch and ace pull-ups.

  26. Posted by - Ned C on March 7, 2011

    I vote for Jeannie

  27. Posted by - Margie Chamberlain on March 7, 2011

    Jeannie Landis gets my vote – she looked like she was having FUN. Great form, fabulous strength.

  28. Posted by - Marc on March 7, 2011

    Jonathan Maron gets my vote.

  29. Posted by - Brian McDonagh on March 7, 2011

    My vote goes to Steve Lent.

  30. Posted by - Steve Chamberlain on March 7, 2011

    I vote for Jeannie.

  31. Posted by - Mike Smith on March 7, 2011

    Chloe Bermudez!

  32. Posted by - James L on March 7, 2011

    Oops. Didn’t mean to vote twice.

  33. Posted by - Caroline on March 7, 2011

    Completely biased, but I’m going for Chloe Bermudez. Everyone was very impressive, but especially the females! Wow girls, each of you was awesome!

  34. Posted by - Judy Robertson on March 7, 2011

    Jeannie Landis gets my vote. Awesome performance!!

  35. Posted by - David Anderson on March 7, 2011

    Definitely has to be Chloe Bermudez – great video and impressive hold time!

  36. Posted by - HG1986 on March 7, 2011

    Got to give it to Chloe Bermudez representing the Factory Gym crew, great effort, great video!

  37. Posted by - Andy R on March 7, 2011

    Chloe Bermudez for the win.

  38. Posted by - Andy R on March 7, 2011

    Chloe Bermudez for the win. She has tiger blood.

  39. Posted by - Brad Ross on March 7, 2011

    I vote for Jeannie and her perfect form.

  40. Posted by - Simeon on March 7, 2011

    Awesome challenge on everyone’s part! Have to agree that the women showed off some awesome pulling power. My vote goes to Jeannie.

    And a shout out to my buddy Micah who’s off to Iraq in April – you’re the man!

  41. Posted by - Iain Waugh on March 7, 2011

    Chloe Bermudez is on fire! Well impressed on the hold time!!! Superb!!!

  42. Posted by - Sarah Chamberlain on March 7, 2011

    Jeannie Landis all the way! That was awesome. Great job Juana!!

  43. Posted by - lisa on March 7, 2011

    I vote for Jeannie!! Way to go !!!

  44. Posted by - Melvin on March 7, 2011

    Steven Lent is awesome!!!

  45. Posted by - GUILLAUME on March 7, 2011

    the women are most impressive. Jeannie was incredible… I vote for her.

  46. Posted by - Judi Fuller on March 7, 2011

    Chloe Bermudez … what a woman!! and an amazing video go Factory Gyms

  47. Posted by - Lindsy on March 7, 2011

    Vote for Jeannie!

  48. Posted by - Demetrius Blowe on March 7, 2011

    I vote for Jeannie. Awesome power and determination. I admire that!!

  49. Posted by - Christine on March 7, 2011

    My vote is for Jeannie!

  50. Posted by - Christine on March 7, 2011

    My vote is for Jeannie!

  51. Posted by - Elissa on March 7, 2011

    Jeannie gets my vote!

  52. Posted by - E-Man on March 7, 2011

    Good challenge!!!! My vote is for Jeannie.

  53. Posted by - Emmy Walls on March 7, 2011

    Jeannie Landis gets my vote!!!! AWESOME!!!!

  54. Posted by - Forrest on March 7, 2011

    My vote is for Jeannie.

  55. Posted by - Charlie on March 7, 2011

    Chloe for sure, beating most of the guys too!

  56. Posted by - Bill on March 7, 2011

    Vote for Jeannie!!!

  57. Posted by - melissa Ashcraft on March 7, 2011

    I vote Jeanie

  58. Posted by - Johnny Farquhar on March 7, 2011

    Ms. Chloe Bermudez, if only for defying gravity!

  59. Posted by - Vinny Molino on March 7, 2011

    I vote for Jeannie Landis.

  60. Posted by - Douglas Fraser on March 7, 2011

    Chloe – awesome form, great hold time, and best video

  61. Posted by - Hadi ek on March 7, 2011

    Shanneh abbas πŸ™‚

  62. Posted by - Gym fiend on March 7, 2011

    Chloe Bermudez!! Doing it for the girls!

  63. Posted by - Jennie on March 7, 2011

    Chloe, amazing!

  64. Posted by - Bobby on March 7, 2011

    I vote for Chloe, amazing stuff

  65. Posted by - Rodney Sanders on March 7, 2011

    Mrs. Jeannie Landis is my vote!!! Looking Good…..

  66. Posted by - Angela M on March 7, 2011

    Chloe was all over it like a tramp on a sandwich! My vote is for Chloe!

  67. Posted by - Hashish Jazon on March 7, 2011

    for sure shaneh-abbas jaffer, that smile says it all!

  68. Posted by - Lauren on March 7, 2011

    Chris Smith!

  69. Posted by - Am Sagarwala on March 7, 2011

    I’m going with Shaneh Abbas. The added pain of duct tape removal should add some time to the hold πŸ™‚

    Even more time if his back was hairy!

  70. Posted by - Kristin on March 7, 2011

    I vote for Jeannie!

  71. Posted by - Al Bell on March 7, 2011

    Chloe Bermudez for being the only person to complete the challenge horizontally. Incredible!!

  72. Posted by - Emily on March 7, 2011

    Steve Lent πŸ™‚

  73. Posted by - Kima on March 8, 2011

    Randy Spaulding

  74. Posted by - Tanya on March 8, 2011

    I vote for Jeannie!! she rocked!!

  75. Posted by - Sheri Wheeler on March 8, 2011

    Awesome job Jeannie. You make it look so easy. For other folks reading this check out Jeannie’s other videos on you tube. Incredible!!!!

  76. Posted by - E_P_C on March 8, 2011

    my vote is for steve at 54sec

  77. Posted by - Extremistpullup on March 8, 2011

    This is steve with :54

    Thanks for the votes

  78. Posted by - Tinywrist on March 8, 2011

    I vote for Steve with 54 seconds, impressive.

  79. Posted by - Paul on March 8, 2011

    Vote is for Jeannie. Best form and sunny disposition πŸ˜‰
    And the extra one for luck should be worth bonus points!

  80. Posted by - Christine on March 8, 2011

    WOW! Jeannie gets my vote. Nice form and what strength!!

  81. Posted by - Franky Hollis on March 8, 2011

    Just stumbled across this blog. I’m officially a fan. Love you guys.

    I’m voting for Chloe Bermudez. The video was great and she’s very athletic!

  82. Posted by - Jose M on March 8, 2011

    Randy gets my vote man!

  83. Posted by - Hab on March 8, 2011

    I vote for Shaneh-Abbas Jaffer – but I hope you use super glue next time instead of that soft duct tape! I’d love to see something epic like skin tearing off, or blood, etc.

  84. Posted by - Eddy Franco on March 8, 2011

    All good, well done everyone

    Why can we only vote for one? I’m voting Chloe Bermudez – the video was original, she had good form and held it for ages. [if I had another vote, it would be for Randall]

  85. Posted by - Stephanie on March 8, 2011

    Hands down – Jeannie Landis! Who has that much fun doing pull-ups? She’s a real woman showing the rest of us how to do it! GO JEANNIE!

  86. Posted by - Jason F on March 8, 2011

    I’ll put my vote in for Chloe Bermudez. Good one!

  87. Posted by - Matt on March 8, 2011

    Chloe gets my vote πŸ™‚

  88. Posted by - iain on March 8, 2011

    chloe 4 me
    technique + personality = bi winning

  89. Posted by - jeff on March 8, 2011

    Steve Lent showed good technique and strength. he also plays good music. He gets my vote.

  90. Posted by - Kira on March 8, 2011

    I vote for Chris Smith πŸ™‚

  91. Posted by - john kouts on March 8, 2011

    i vote chris smith

  92. Posted by - dustin on March 9, 2011

    chris smith’s video was awesome dude!

  93. Posted by - Chris on March 9, 2011

    How can you not vote for Jeannie??? The extra one at the end along with perfect form makes it an easy choice

  94. Posted by - Eric McGinnis on March 9, 2011

    I vote Justin Smith

  95. Posted by - sunday on March 9, 2011

    I vote for Jeannie Landis!! Perfect form!! she is amazing!!

  96. Posted by - emma landis on March 9, 2011

    Mommy that was amazing I vote for you.

  97. Posted by - BL on March 9, 2011

    what is the current tally?

  98. Posted by - Dirtgirl on March 9, 2011

    I vote for Jeannie!

  99. Posted by - Charlie on March 9, 2011

    Jeannie please.

  100. Posted by - Paul on March 9, 2011

    I vote for the love of my life, Jeannie.

  101. Posted by - Helen on March 9, 2011

    I vote Jeannie. Sexy woman! I love you!

  102. Posted by - Frank P on March 9, 2011

    Jeanie was unbelievable in that! Every rep perfect. Unbeatable strength and power.

  103. Posted by - Gemma P on March 9, 2011

    Jeanie blew me away. Not the best time, but a great friend. Well done Jeannie.

  104. Posted by - Chloe Bermudez on March 9, 2011

    Some of these comments are actually more entertaining than the videos. Thanks for the votes folks, but I’m actually voting for Steve (with 54s) – that was tremendous dude! And you don’t look light! haha

  105. Posted by - Deb Lavine on March 9, 2011

    I vote for Steve Lent. 45 secs WOW

  106. Posted by - Zoe Becker on March 9, 2011

    Cool Blog! I’m voting for Chloe Bermudez. I like the video.

  107. Posted by - Jeannie on March 9, 2011

    I’m highly amused too Chloe πŸ™‚ I’m voting for Chloe – awesome power and your video made me smile

  108. Posted by - alamothe on March 9, 2011

    Steve the pull-up master

  109. Posted by - Pete Wilcock on March 9, 2011

    Chloe Bermudez, no question πŸ™‚

  110. Posted by - extremistpullup on March 10, 2011

    I should have did the video with my son in my lap the whole time. I might have not gotten 54 seconds though.

  111. Posted by - Juan on March 10, 2011

    I vote for 54-second Steve

  112. Posted by - Jaime on March 10, 2011

    Vote for Steve 54 seconds! Whoo hoo!

  113. Posted by - Michelle on March 10, 2011

    I vote for Steve with 54 seconds

  114. Posted by - M J on March 10, 2011

    Steve with 54 seconds.

  115. Posted by - Michelle on March 10, 2011

    I vote for Steve (Extremistpullup) with 54 seconds.

  116. Posted by - Michael on March 10, 2011

    Jeannie!!!

  117. Posted by - Dustin on March 10, 2011

    steve @ 54sec

  118. Posted by - Daliah on March 10, 2011

    Chloe gets my vote!

  119. Posted by - Laura Schall on March 10, 2011

    JEANNIE…. you are a machine!!!!

  120. Posted by - Dave on March 10, 2011

    Jeannie gets my vote! Perfect form. She makes it look easy.

  121. Posted by - Maggie on March 10, 2011

    JEANNIE!!
    My arms hurt just watching the video… you are awesome!

  122. Posted by - julie on March 11, 2011

    Jeannie for sure! Great energy, attitude and strength! AWESOME!

  123. Posted by - Heidi on March 11, 2011

    One more for good luck. I vote for Jeannie!

  124. Posted by - Jessica S on March 11, 2011

    Adrienne Harvey!!!

  125. Posted by - Alicia on March 11, 2011

    I vote for Adrienne!!

  126. Posted by - keith on March 11, 2011

    Adrienne has my vote!!

  127. Posted by - Young on March 11, 2011

    Chloe has my vote! For both form and time!

  128. Posted by - Emily on March 11, 2011

    Did you mean to say Jeannie Landis was the winner?

  129. Posted by - rob on March 11, 2011

    Chloe – very entertaining and also impressiv

  130. Posted by - Deb T. on March 12, 2011

    Jeannie my cookie baker what great muscles you have..great form…would make a man cry! Way to go girl!

  131. Posted by - Jaime Rodriguez on March 12, 2011

    Jeannie deserves it. The females showed everyone whats up!

  132. Posted by - Mark Brown on March 13, 2011

    Chloe get’s my vote πŸ™‚ Well done!

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