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Watch Julius Maddox Bench Press 600lbs For 9 Reps

Julius Maddox, the current world record holder for heaviest bench press — a 350kg/770lb lift on his second attempt at the Xtreme Powerlifting Coalition (XPC) Slingshot Showdown at the Arnold Sports Festival — decided to jazz things up in his first heavy training session in three weeks by swapping his shirt for a wig. Check out Maddox …

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Check Out Powerlifter Jesus Olivares Deadlift a Colossal 388.5kg/857lbs

Jesus Olivares is a 21- year-old powerlifter who kept away from the competitive scene in his later teenage years. However in 2019, Olivares made his comeback into the junior department in dominant style. He declared gold in the 120+ kg weight class at the U.S.A. Powerlifting Winter Season Iron Open in Texas right before Christmas …

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The Thrilling History of the First 1,000-Pound Squat

I was simultaneously shocked and shamed by the site’s recent post on Jackson Powell. For those who haven’t seen it, Powell, a seventeen year old powerlifter from Tennessee, recently posted a video on Instagram of him squatting 885 lbs. Two things immediately came to mind. First that Powell completed the squat with incredible style and, …

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Watch Powerlifter Brandon Striegel Deadlift 700lbs For a Set Of 6

You might not have heard of Brandon Striegel yet as he only hit the competitive powerlifting scene last year when he debuted at the Revolution Powerlifting Syndicate (RPS) Kentucky Open Powerlifting Classic in August. He took gold competing in the -110kg weight class in the junior division at that meet just like he did at …

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World Games Postponed Until 2022 To Avoid Conflict With Olympic Games

According to an announcement by the International World Games Association (IWGA), the 11 th edition of The World Games initially scheduled to be held in Birmingham, Alabama on July 15 th-25 th in 2021 has been held off up until July 7th-17 th,2022 Nevertheless, unlike the numerous other weightlifting events that have actually had to …

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Larry Wheels Overhead Presses a Couch, a Ladder, and Two People

Larry Wheels is one of the most popular powerlifters in the video game and for great reason. The male invests his time hanging out and eating sushi with some of the greatest guys on earth, Eddie Hall and Hafthor Bjornsson. He sometimes trains with 2019 Mr. Olympia Champ Brandon Curry. He has actually set powerlifting …

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Julius Maddox Performs 400 Reps of the Bench Press in One Workout

Julius Maddox is on a mission to be the first guy to bench press 800 pounds raw and as of this writing, he is still set up to make that attempt on May 30 in Kalamazoo, Michigan. However, the COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in numerous health clubs being closed and has changed the strategies of …

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Op-Ed: Running is Futile. Why You Shouldn’t Start Running Just Because Gyms Are Closed

Editor’s note: This article is an op-ed. The views expressed herein and in the video are the author’s and don’t always show the views of BarBend. Claims, assertions, viewpoints, and quotes have been sourced exclusively by the author. I just recently made a journey to get groceries. It was unusual. I had been sheltered inside …

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Chad Wesley Smith: How Powerlifters Can Stay Strong At Home

Chad Wesley Smith is a record-breaking powerlifter, coach, and the founder of Juggernaut Training Systems. He joins the BarBend podcast to talk about the four main areas powerlifters and strength athletes of all types can focus on when working from home with limited or no equipment. Chad also highlights specific movements to focus on to …

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