Powerlifting

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Op-Ed: Running is Futile. Why You Shouldn’t Start Running Just Because Gyms Are Closed

Editor’s note: This article is an op-ed. The views expressed herein and in the video are the author’s and don’t always show the views of BarBend. Claims, assertions, viewpoints, and quotes have been sourced exclusively by the author. I just recently made a journey to get groceries. It was unusual. I had been sheltered inside …

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Chad Wesley Smith: How Powerlifters Can Stay Strong At Home

Chad Wesley Smith is a record-breaking powerlifter, coach, and the founder of Juggernaut Training Systems. He joins the BarBend podcast to talk about the four main areas powerlifters and strength athletes of all types can focus on when working from home with limited or no equipment. Chad also highlights specific movements to focus on to …

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Check Out The Creativity Of These 4 Homemade Squat Stands

The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has led to mass quarantines and in numerous states, closures of non-essential services including gyms This has actually resulted in an increased need for at home fitness center equipment and exercise routines in addition to some lovely innovative concepts to use household products to fill in the spaces. Some organisations, such …

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Chris Duffin Squats 1,001 Pounds for Three Reps

If you listen to the BarBend Podcast (readily available on your podcast source of choice), then you may have heard the episode with David Thomas Tao speaking with Chris Duffin In that episode, Duffin mentioned that he had a goal of squatting 1,000 pounds for reps. He’s no complete stranger to manhandling a grand since …

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Powerlifter Bryce Lewis Deadlifts 804lb PR, Cracks Instagram Analytics

Bryce Lewis has actually been competing in the 105 kg weight class because 2015 and has been on an absolute tear. He has not yet competed in 2020, however considering that 2019 he has appeared in twelve fulfills and did not miss the podium a single time. Of those twelve fulfills, nine were very first …

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17 Year Old Powerlifter Jackson Powell Squats a Huge 885lb PR

Jackson Powell is a name everyone in the powerlifting community is going to have to become more familiar with very very quickly. When he was just 16 years old, he was squatting 297kg/655lb triples and hitting 329kg/725lb singles. Now he is just 17 years old, competes in both the -140kg and the 140 kg weight class, …

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3 Strategies Every Lifter Can Use to Stay Productive At Home

Unless you literally live under a rock in the middle of the rainforest you know how much the COVID-19 epidemic is upsetting daily life around the world. Without getting into the political aspects of the matter, I want to acknowledge how difficult and frustrating this type of disruption can be for a diligent fitness advocate …

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2020 Powerlifting Events Canceled or Postponed Due To Coronavirus (Updated)

The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic as characterized by the World Health Organization (WHO) last week is causing a multitude of powerlifting events to be canceled, postponed, or otherwise forced to adjust the events accordingly. We at BarBend decided it would be helpful to have a continuously updated list of canceled and postponed powerlifting events. We have lists for …

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