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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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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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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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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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John Haack Bench Presses 38.5lb Over Current World Record

John Haack currently holds the International Powerlifting Federation (IPF) bench press world record in the -83kg weight class. His 232.5kg/512.5lb lift from the United States Powerlifting (USPA) The Tribute event on August 3rd, 2019 is 12kg/26.5lb more than the next heaviest lift by Phillip Brewer, according to Open Powerlifting. Haack’s bench press world record may not be long …

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Charlie Yeng Deadlifts Unofficial World Record 275.5kg/607lbs

At just 22 years old, Charlie Yeng has currently risen to the highest tier of competitors in the -59 kg weight class, where he has invested his whole 4 year career thus far. He has actually completed in eleven sanctioned occasions of which he has won seven. He has never missed the podium. His competition …

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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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