Video: The Great Regurgitator
The blog Attu sees all tells us of amazing feats from Stevie Starr, ‘The Great Regurgitator’:
“A young man with a Scottish accent greets an eager crowd. He holds up a light bulb, pops it into his mouth, and swallows it whole. The stunned silence turns into deafening applause.
This is the beginning of the most astonishing act you will ever see. A bizarre phenomenon in the world of showbiz, this ginger-haired, slightly built, thirty-four year-old baffles his audiences by swallowing a variety of items and then bringing them up again, not only dry and clean, but…to order.”
Damn Interesting has more information about these acts:
“The trick of a regurgitator’s act is simply a matter of controlled vomiting – learning to exercise the muscles of the stomach and throat at will, particularly the esophageal sphincters.”
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The gymrat (aka Magnus Branzén) works for THE Swedish bodybuilding and fitness magazine. This blog will feature some of the many news items I come across – from my perspective. Most of them should be useful for weight training athletes. Or at least good for a laugh.
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