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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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USAPL Announces Hometown Showdown, Over $30k In Prizes

USA Powerlifting recently announced the launch of the 2020 USA Powerlifting Hometown Showdown, a national powerlifting competition that will be administered on a local level. USAPL cancelled all Youth, Open, Bench and Raw Nationals earlier this year due to safety concerns surrounding the Covid-19 pandemic. The Hometown Showdown is USAPL’s creative way of continuing safe …

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Powerlifting’s Biggest Names Team Up For Fundraiser “Stronger Together”

Jen Thompson announced on her Instagram yesterday that she has teamed up with several major names in the powerlifting world for the charity fundraiser Stronger Together. The goal is to raise money for No Kid Hungry, a national campaign launched in 2010 by the nonprofit Share Our Strength, that aims to end childhood hunger throughout the United …

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Elite Powerlifter Jen Thompson Explains Her Diet

The name Jen Thompson has actually become synonymous with a strong bench press. Today it’s her squat that enhances the top of the IPF’s records page and this -132 pound athlete is really skilled at all of the big three: for a time she had the IPF’s -63 kg total world record with 486 kilos, …

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