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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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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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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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Check Out Jesus Olivares Squat 410kg/904lb at 22 Years Old

We have seen Jesus Olivares lift some massive weight before. Whether it was deadlifting 388.5kg/857lbs in a barn, working his cardio by squatting 302.5kg/667lb for 8 reps, or going huge with a 387.7kg/855lb squat back in May. Olivares made it all part of his trajectory to hit a 900+lb squat. Yesterday, he joined the 900+lb squat …

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Ivan Makarov Hits 490kg Deadlift, Could 510kg Be Next?

Eddie Hall deadlifted 500 kg in2016 Hafthor Björnsson topped him with his 501 kg deadlift in May of this year. Is it possible that the deadlift record will be broken two times in one year? Evaluating by Ivan Makarov’s current successes in his pursuit of a 510 kg deadlift, it wouldn’t be smart to wager …

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Jonathan Cayco Bench Presses 38.6lb Over World Record at -93kg

At the 2019 USA Powerlifting (USAPL) Raw Nationals, Jonathan Cayco ended up being the champ of the -93 kg weight class with an 8685 kg/1,9147 lb overall— an American record, an unofficial world record, and 23.5 kg/518 lb more than the runner-up. At that exact same event, he bench pressed 231 kg/5092 lb on his …

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Vilma Olsson Squats 14lb Over IPF World Record at 21 Years Old

At just 21- year-old, Vilma Olsson of Sweden has actually currently made a name for herself in competitive powerlifting in the -72 kg weight class. She made her launching with a win at the 2017 at the Svenska Styrkelyft Förbundet (SSF) u/j/v-SM klassisk styrkelyft in the sub-junior division and has given that competed a total …

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