Paddy Doyle is the king of one-armed push-ups. He’s set world records for using one arm to perform 400 push-ups in 10 minutes, 1,886 in one hour and 16,723 in one week.
If running a marathon sounds like a daunting feat, try covering 26 miles in freezing February weather through hills, mud and streams — while carrying a 60-pound backpack.
On Monday, that’s just what Paddy Doyle, a former paratrooper and amateur boxer from Birmingham City, U.K., did to achieve his 200th fitness endurance record…
Accompanied by three members of the U.K.’s Parachute Regiment for support, the 45-year-old fitness endurance champion completed the cross-country speed march in 7 hours, 51 minutes, covering slippery ground from the Warwickshire countryside to the Royal Leamington Spa town center in Central England.