Lauren Cohen is a world-class amateur powerlifter. He was the 2001 United States Powerlifting Federation Collegiate National Champion, and has won numerous national and world powerlifting tournaments. In 2014, he broke the All-Time World Record in the squat in the 181 lb. drug-tested division with a squat of 630 lbs.
Read the article in the Boston Globe:
“Harvard professor tackles powerlifting with same vigor as economics”