Extreme Body Strength

  •   Ricky
  •   July 31, 2017
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While it may look like a particularly gruesome DIY lobotomy, this Shaolin monk in China is showing how he has trained his body to withstand incredibly sharp objects. In a series of stunts that should most certainly not be tried at home, Zhao Rui held a running electric drill to the side of his head without breaking the skin, bent an iron bar against a wall with his throat, and led on metal spears while breaking stones with his head. According to People's Daily Online, Zhao held the powerful drill against his temple for 10 seconds - but only left a small red mark where it had been. The display was intended to show how the 24-year-old had trained his body during his years of martial arts training - and his skills have made him a celebrity in his home city of Mianzhu in south-western China's Sichuan province. But the 24-year-old admitted that he has previously accidentally drilled a hole in his head when practising the stunt, ripping off a large piece of skin. He said: 'It was pretty painful but I got better and I learned from the experience and now I can practice pretty often without any problems.' And to prove the point he held a drill against his head for 10 seconds.

While it may look like a particularly gruesome DIY lobotomy, this Sha