This is just a little argument that a friend and I were having the other day and I was looking for some opinions.
It started with us talking about something and watching Ronnie Coleman's 2300lb leg press video. My friend - who doesn't lift and is all about being "functionally" strong for work - says "Who cares if he can do that? Say someone's car is stuck, what's he gonna do, leg press it out?"
But Ronnie has some damn impressive lifts. So I'm thinking, wouldn't any powerlifter, strongman, bodybuilder, etc. with big lifts have an advantage in that situation over someone who is just strong from work?