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Yangsu Ren Deadlifts Jaw-Dropping 4.5x Bodyweight In Training

Yangsu “Yu-yu” Ren, known as the “Deadlift Panda” on Instagram, has actually significantly advanced his deadlift over the last three years. Back in 2017, we saw him contend at the USA Powerlifting (USAPL) Raw Nationals, in the -83 kg weight class, where he lifted 340 kgs (7496 pounds)– 15 kilograms (33 pounds) over the world …

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Para Powerlifter Eri Yamamoto Aspires to Represent Japan at the Paralympic Games

From the age of 8, Para powerlifter Eri Yamamoto imagined representing her nation in the Paralympic Games. While just recently discovering powerlifting in 2016, Yamamoto rapidly rose through the ranks and was on the fence of receiving the 2020 Summer Paralympics prior to the postponement of the competition. Completing in the -55 kg class, Yamamoto …

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Check Out Jen Thompson’s Insane 330-Pound Raw Bench Press

Legendary powerlifter Jen Thompson keeps raising the bar — literally. The 11-time International Powerlifting Federation (IPF) World Classic Bench Press Champion posted a video on Instagram of her bench-pressing 330 pounds, raw. Thompson has competed in the -63 kilogram and -72 kilogram categories (or 138 and 158 pounds). So, pound for pound, that means the 47-year-old …

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Girls Who Powerlift: Rori Alter

Dr. Rori Alter is a Physician of Physical Therapy, Strength and Nutrition Coach, and Competitive Powerlifter. Dr. Rori is the creator of Progressive Rehab & & Strength, LLC., offering rehab, coaching, programs and nutrition services for competitive and entertainment strength professional athletes. Her training, understanding, and experience allow her to play a distinct role in …

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John Gaglione: Squatting 800 Pounds in 6 Weight Classes

Today we’re talking to powerlifter, coach, health club owner, and now-aspiring bodybuilder John Gaglione. John has been in the powerlifting video game for well over a decade, and he is among the only– if not the just– professional athletes to squat 800 pounds or more across 6 various weight classifications. John joins the show to …

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Jon “Jujimufu” Call to Compete In the Arnold Classic Amateur Bodybuilding Show

Jon Call, aka Jujimufu, rocked the powerlifting platform this past February. Now, the self-described “anabolic acrobat” is shifting gears and trading his singlet for posing trunks. Call confirmed on September 14th that he’s competing in the 2021 Arnold Classic Amateur, which occurs on March 6th in Columbus, Ohio. What isn’t clear is which division Call plans to …

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Felipe Rieutord Deadlifts 661 Pounds Raw at 19 Years Old

Maybe there’s something in the water, but teenagers seem to be stronger nowadays. In just the deadlift, we have seen Hayden Willis sumo deadlift 350kg/771lb, Dylan Crawford pull 329kg/725lb in straps, Enahoro Asein sumo 324.7kg/716lb, and Artur Polutranko rip 300kg/660lb off of the floor in straps. It’s hard to stand out in a sea of such strong teens — …

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USPA Withdraws Sanctions from 16 Powerlifting Events

United States Powerlifting Association (USPA) President Steve Denison and USPA Executive Vice President Mike Tronske released a statement yesterday that announced the withdrawal of all sanctions for 16 events between the months of September 2020 and January 2021. Here is the list of those events, all in the USPA East Region: 9/12/20 — USPA 4th Virginia …

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Powerlifting Legend David Ricks Squats 292kg/644lb for 5 at 61 Years Old

David Ricks has actually been an elite competitive powerlifter for nearly 4 years. At 21 years of age in 1981, he made his sanctioned debut at the United States Powerlifting Federation (USPF) Pennsylvania State Collegiate Championships where he posted a 637.5 kg/1,4054 pound overall in the -75 kg weight class. 78 events and 39 years …

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