From the human Popeye to the tallest Mohican: The weird and wacky entries in this year”s Guinness Book of Records. It”s been a record-breaking summer thanks to the incredible efforts of our athletes.
Meet the real-life Popeye and his 31 inch biceps (which are as big as a grown-man’s waist! “Big Mo” eats 3lbs of chicken and 1lb of meat or fish every day Egyptian bodybuilder can lift 500lbs His 31 inch biceps are the biggest in the world.An Egyptian-born bodybuilder has just had his 31 inch biceps crowned the biggest in the world.
It's the news Popeye's been waiting for: Spinach could help fight off dementia (and carrots and apricots too) Researchers have discovered a link between low vitamin C, beta-carotene levels and dementiaAntioxidant rich fruit and vegetables – such as spinach, carrots and apricots – could help fight dementia | UPDATED: 15:22 GMT, 12 September 2012 It's welcome news for Popeye.
So that’s what makes Popeye strong! Spinach found to boost key protein in muscles | UPDATED: 16:00 GMT, 25 June 2012 Spinach DOES boost your muscles – thanks to the high level of nitrate Spinach really does give us extra strength, scientists say, but it's not because it is full of iron.