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The Story Behind the Great American Squat-Off

It is one of the most memorable moments in the fitness industry — Tom Platz faced ‘Dr. Squat’ Fred Hatfield in a squat competition. The “squat-off,” as it’s often called, went down in Essen, Germany, in 1992. It was a spectacle that sought to address the eternal question: Who is stronger, the bodybuilder or the …

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Putting the Powerlifting World on Notice (w/Hunter Henderson)

Today we’re talking to Hunter Henderson, a record setting powerlifter. A heads up that we recorded this podcast before the Kern US Open, where Hunter won her weight class with a commanding performance — and took home a few records as well. Hunter has an interesting focus on cardio for recovery, which is something we …

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The Best Multi-Sport Strength Athletes Of All Time

Reaching the pinnacle of one strength sport — powerlifting, Olympic weightlifting, CrossFit, strongman, bodybuilding — is as a monumental feat. Becoming the top dog in more than one strength sport is a legendary display of strength, discipline, and ability to push the human body to limits only a few handfuls of people can relate to. …

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Powerlifter Marek Zych (90KG) Deadlifts 400 Kilograms at 91.8 Kilograms Raw in Competition

Czech powerlifter Marek Zych, who normally competes at 90 kilograms, pulled a 400-kilogram (881.9-pound) deadlift with a hook grip in training on May 1, 2021, at an undisclosed body weight. Even without knowing his weight, that lift was notable because it matched Cailer Woolam‘s all-time raw deadlift world record hit at the 2017 United States …

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Watch Powerlifter Andrew Hause Squat 456.3-Kilograms (1,006-Pounds) With Insane Speed

Powerlifter Andrew Hause possesses world-class strength. The 23-year-old took to his Instagram on May 24, 2021, to share a video wherein he squats a titanic 456.3 kilograms (1,006 pounds) raw with wraps, with jaw-dropping speed barefoot at a bodyweight of 132.5 kilograms (292.1 pounds). Breaking the 453.6-kilogram (1,000-pound) milestone is an incredible feat of strength on …

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Tbilisi 2021 Para Powerlifting World Cup Results

The 2021 Para Powerlifting World Cup took place from May 20-23, 2021, in Tbilisi, Georgia. The host country was able to post seven medals with nine competitors to finish only behind Kazahkstan, which posted eight medals with 14 competitors. Twenty-five countries were represented in the competition, with 17 of them taking home at least one …

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Powerlifter Gerald Dionio (67.5KG) Lifts All-Time World Record Total of 739.4 Kilograms

The all-time world record raw with wraps total in the 67.5-kilogram weight class once again belongs to Gerald Dionio. On May 15, 2021, at the 2021 World Raw Powerlifting Federation (WRPF) Apeman Strong Lift Angry contest, Dionio claimed gold and reclaimed the all-time world record total he previously set at 722.5 kilograms (1592.8 pounds) from …

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Powerlifting Phenom Hunter Henderson to Compete in a Bodybuilding Show

Hunter Henderson turned the world of powerlifting on its head in April 2021. At the 2021 Kern US Open, the 75-kilogram competitor set all-time world records in both the squat (295 kilograms) and the total (702.5 kilograms). According to Open Powerlifting, she is the pound-for-pound number two strongest lifter ever based on her Wilks score, …

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