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Heather Connor: What We’re Getting Wrong About Injuries

Heather Connor is a 2-time IPF World Champ and the first female IPF powerlifter to deadlift 4 times her bodyweight raw Heather joins us to talk about the injury that sidelined her for almost a year, together with why it’s so simple for lifters to overlook the indications of considerable underlying injuries and concerns. We …

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6 Great Bodyweight Exercises for Powerlifters (Try These At Home!)

What happens when we’re matched with an amount of time where equipment might be slightly restricted and we have a need for a consistently high training stimulus? We find ourselves attempting to as creative as possible. For the devoted powerlifter, three movement patterns require to be trained consistently for success: Upper Push Lower Pull Lower …

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Krzysztof Wierzbicki (-100kg) Deadlifts All-Time World Record 433.5kg/955.7lb

The 28 year old Polish powerlifter, Krzysztof Wierzbicki, has done it again. Known as “Mr. Deadlift”, Wierzbicki is notorious for pulling some of the heaviest weight around. He has a tendency to not only set new deadlift records, but to then use those records as a bench mark for triples in training. Wierzbicki not only …

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5 Lateral Movements Every Powerlifter Should Do

If your feet have ever moved throughout a squat or you can’t find a strong position for your bench press leg drive, you already understand how crucial lateral stability is to the sport of powerlifting. Sure, our bread and butter lifts happen in the sagittal aircraft– our bodies aren’t moving side-to-side at all. Straight up …

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Powerlifter Josh Gregory Deadlifts 344kg/760lb for a Smooth Triple

Powerlifter Josh Gregory somehow flies under the radar despite an exceptional competitive record and ability to pull a large number of plates off the floor with relative ease. The 25 year old, who currently competes in the -140kg weight class, has been in the competitive scene for about five years and has appeared in eleven …

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Sling Shot Extreme “X” Vs SBD Knee Sleeves | Who’s the Winner?

There are a lot of different knee sleeve options on the market and it can be overwhelming at times finding the perfect pair for your needs. Factor in that most sleeves come with a fairly hefty price tag and this decision only gets more complicated.  Two of the more popular knee sleeve options for strength …

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Junior Powerlifter Beth Lovatt Deadlifts a Monstrous 240kg/530 lbs

While the Arnold Sports Festival was taking place in Columbus, Ohio, over the weekend, another meet was being held across the ocean in Manchester, England. The Tattooed and Strong Push Pull powerlifting competition was going down at the 9th annual Tattooed Tea Party event which is an event that hosts tattoo artists from around the …

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Powerlifter Ashton Rouska (-93kg) Wins Arnold Grand Prix, Sets Multiple Records

This was bound to happen. Ashton Rouska’s inevitability as the dominant player in the -93kg weight class could have been predicted when he first stepped on the competitive stage at just 15 years old and won the USA Powerlifting (USAPL) 2013 Alaska State Championships. In his very young powerlifting career since then, the now 22 …

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Powerlifter Blaine Sumner Squats a World Record Shattering 515kg (1,135 lbs)

If you need a jaw dropping feat of strength, then look no more than Blaine Sumner’s most current efficiency at the U.S.A. Powerlifting Arnold Grand Prix by SBD that happened at this year’s Arnold Sports Festival. Regardless Of not having rather as large of a crowd at the Arnold as previous years in front of …

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