Powerlifting

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Watch Powerlifter Taylor Atwood (-74kg) Make a Serious 205kg Bench Press PR

Taylor Atwood is a big name in the sport of powerlifting. He is the reigning back-to-back International Powerlifting (IPF) World Champion of the -74 kg weight class, holding the IPF world records for the squat (283 kg/634 lb) and overall (7905 kg/1,74275 lb). He has likewise declared gold at the U.S.A. Powerlifting (USAPL) Raw Nationals …

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Hayden Willis Deadlifts Gigantic 350kg/771lb At 19 Years Old

We need to discuss the apparent trend of specifically 19-year-old powerlifters who are capable of deadlifting obscenely heavy weight. “Obscenely” in this case means at least 317.5kg/700lb. Recently, we covered 19-year-old Dylan Crawford (-93kg) who decided he would casually pull 329kg/725lb because “[he] could and [he] felt like it.” 19-year-old Shane Nutt (-83kg) has shown time and …

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Watch Powerlifter Christine Castro Squat a Mammoth 195kg/430lb

Christine Castro burst onto the powerlifting scene at 22 years old in 2015 in the -63kg weight class. She competed in four events of which she won all four, before moving up to compete in the -72kg class in 2017. That move paid off in a big way because her results in the last three years can …

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Dylan Crawford Deadlifts a Monstrous 725 lbs At 19 Years Old

The old stating, “What are they feeding these kids?,” calls definitely real for powerlifter Dylan Crawford, a.k.a @bigdaddydeadlift per his Instagram manage. Granted, at 19 years of ages, Crawford isn’t really a kid, but the point still represents how strong he is at his age. Yesterday, Crawford shared a monstrous deadlift on his Instagram page …

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Check Out Jaisyn Mike Bench Press 265kg/585lb at 42 Years Old

The powerlifting world has had some extremely impressive performances in Masters divisions recently. Many of which have involved world record setting lifts. It gives credence to the long used trope that, when it comes to powerlifting, age is just a number.  Jaisyn Mike certainly falls into that idea. His powerlifting debut did not happen until …

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16 Year Old Mahailya Reeves Bench Presses a Jaw Dropping 375 lbs

Over the weekend, weight lifting phenom Mahailya Reeves made another splash throughout social media, and included another impressive accolade to her lifting resume. At the 2020 Ladies Weightlifting State Championships that took place at Arnold High School in Panama City Beach, Florida, Reeves broke her state bench press record yet once again. Raising in the …

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3 Back Squat Alternatives for Cranky Shoulders

It is challenging to downplay the benefits of back squats for strength athletes. They assist develop the glutes, quads, hips, and need a steady core. Squat strength is necessary for Olympic lifting, deadlifting expertise ( leg drive), and is a suitable motion in basically every sport. Not to mention it’s a practical motion for everyday …

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Julius Maddox’s Favorite Bench-Boosting Accessory Lifts

If you want to be at your best, you should take some time to learn from the best, right? When it comes to the flat barbell bench press, no one is better on the raw version of the classic powerlifting move than Julius Maddox. The 6’3” powerhouse from Kentucky not only broke the all-time world …

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Strongman Luke Richardson Beltless Deadlifts 320kg/705lb for 10 Reps

Luke Richardson of Great Britain has actually made the nickname “The Future” and for good factor. At just 21 years, he ended up being the youngest powerlifter to ever overall 1000 kg/2,204 pound in the 120 kg weight class at the European Powerlifting Federation (EPF) 2018 Junior Men’s Traditional British Championships. Given that his powerlifting …

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Julius Maddox Calls His Shot on the 800 Pound Bench Press

In a phone conversation that took place on February 11, Julius Maddox says the 800 pound raw bench press is not far from reality. He has officially called his shot on when he will set the all-time raw world record on the bench press to a previously unfathomable 800 pounds (362.8 kg). “The new all-time …

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