Powerlifting

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The Differences Between High-Bar Vs. Low-Bar Squats Explained

When you’re getting yourself pumped up for a heavy squat session, you always want to head in with a game plan — you’ll want to know how you’re warming up, how many reps and sets you’re doing, and at what intensity. You also need to know what type of squat you’re planning to do, which …

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Powerlifter Leah Reichman Squats Equipped All-Time World Record of 399.1 Kilograms

The American Powerlifting Federation (APF) Cincinnati Women’s Pro/Am on April 11, 2021, could be viewed as a legendary event in the sport with how many world records were scored. Super heavyweight Jessica Springer deadlifted an all-time world record of 285.8 kilograms (630 pounds) raw. Jaclyn Cornwell hit an all-time world record squat of 258.5 kilograms …

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Para Powerlifter Micky Yule — Army Veteran to European Champion

Michael “Mickey” Yule is a 42-year old Para powerlifter from Edinburgh, Scotland. He made his Paralympic Games debut in 2016 and is the 2015 World Para Powerlifting (WPP) European Champion in the 80-kilogram division, representing Great Britain. Since starting his professional Para powerlifting career, Yule has competed in five different divisions (65, 72, 75, 80, …

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Watch Powerlifter John Haack Smash a 264-Kilogram (584-LB) Raw Bench Press

On April 12, 2021, 90-kilogram powerlifter John Haack posted a video to Instagram of himself bench-pressing 264 kilograms (584 pounds). The lift is four kilograms over his current world record. It was done raw with wrist wraps and no lifting belt. Since this is a training lift, the bench press doesn’t count as a new …

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Powerlifter Jessica Springer (90+KG) Deadlifts All-Time World Record 285.8 Kilograms

The record books were not prepared for the mayhem of strength that was the American Powerlifting Federation (APF) Cincinnati Women’s Pro/Am on April 11, 2021. Jessica Springer, competing in the 90-plus kilogram weight class, furthered her unblemished professional record with an all-time world record deadlift of 285.8 Kilograms (630 Pounds) raw. According to Open Powerlifting, this …

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Powerlifter Jaclyn Cornwell Hits All-Time World Record Squat — 258.5 Kilograms at 67.5KG

The American Powerlifting Federation (APF) Cincinnati Women’s Pro/Am witnessed history on April 11, 2021. Powerlifter Jaclyn Cornwell hit a new all-time world record squat of 258.5 kilograms (570 pounds) in wraps in the 67.5-kilogram weight class. She won the event with the following stats: Squat — 258.5 kilograms (570 pounds), all-time world record Bench Press — 113.4 …

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Powerlifter Rudy Kadlub Gifts Himself a 235-Kilogram Deadlift On His 72nd Birthday

Some folks may consider Rudy Kadlub a difficult guy to birthday shop for. The world champion powerlifter is the CEO and Co-Owner of Kabuki Strength — so he doesn’t need any barbells, kettlebells, or dumbbells. That may be why he decided to take matters into his own hands. On April 10, 2021, Kadlub gave himself …

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Powerlifter Danial Zamani Takes 330 Kilograms For a Ride on the Bench Press, Raw

Over the last year, 700 pound bench presses have been associated with one man — Julius Maddox. The man known as “irregular strength” currently owns the world record for the raw bench press at 355 kilograms (782.6 pounds). During his pursuit of an 800-pound raw bench press, he’s also pressed 710 pounds for three reps, …

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At Nearly 72 Years Old, Powerlifter Rudy Kadlub Squats 172.4 Kilograms For 7 Reps

Powerlifter Rudy Kadlub is an exceptionally strong individual. Just five days before his 72nd birthday, the CEO and Co-Owner of strength training facility Kabuki Strength took to his Instagram page to share a video wherein he squatted 172.4 kilograms (380 pounds) for a set of seven reps. He performed this gigantic personal record using Kabuki …

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Powerlifter Vladimir Zhadenov Squats All-Time World Record 324 Kilograms at 75KG

The all-time world record squat in the 75-kilogram class held for five years. According to Open Powerlifting, Ukraine’s Arkadiy Shalokha hit a 323-kilogram (712.1-pound) squat at the 2015 Global Powerlifting Alliance (GPA) World Cup. That was the all-time world record until the 2021 GPA Eastern European Championship in Volzhsky, Russia, on April 4. Vladimir Zhadenov of …

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