Ah, the agony and ecstasy of Olmypic competition. When it comes to weightlifting, it’s usually more of the former.

You have to kind of feel sorry for professional weightlifters. All year these pumped-up competitors have trained for their big day. But when their moment in the spotlight comes, the look on their face is less triumphant and more “Mommy, help me!”

We’ve previously seen how the mix of intense concentration and basic physics can result in some truly hilarious diving faces.  Now, witness how the effort of lifting massive tons of weight contorts these athletes’ faces into truly odd shapes.