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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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Krzysztof Wierzbicki (-100kg) Deadlifts All-Time World Record 433.5kg/955.7lb

The 28 year old Polish powerlifter, Krzysztof Wierzbicki, has done it again. Known as “Mr. Deadlift”, Wierzbicki is notorious for pulling some of the heaviest weight around. He has a tendency to not only set new deadlift records, but to then use those records as a bench mark for triples in training. Wierzbicki not only …

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Powerlifter Josh Gregory Deadlifts 344kg/760lb for a Smooth Triple

Powerlifter Josh Gregory somehow flies under the radar despite an exceptional competitive record and ability to pull a large number of plates off the floor with relative ease. The 25 year old, who currently competes in the -140kg weight class, has been in the competitive scene for about five years and has appeared in eleven …

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Junior Powerlifter Beth Lovatt Deadlifts a Monstrous 240kg/530 lbs

While the Arnold Sports Festival was taking place in Columbus, Ohio, over the weekend, another meet was being held across the ocean in Manchester, England. The Tattooed and Strong Push Pull powerlifting competition was going down at the 9th annual Tattooed Tea Party event which is an event that hosts tattoo artists from around the …

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Powerlifter Ashton Rouska (-93kg) Wins Arnold Grand Prix, Sets Multiple Records

This was bound to happen. Ashton Rouska’s inevitability as the dominant player in the -93kg weight class could have been predicted when he first stepped on the competitive stage at just 15 years old and won the USA Powerlifting (USAPL) 2013 Alaska State Championships. In his very young powerlifting career since then, the now 22 …

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Julius Maddox Bench Presses 350kg/770lb, Sets All-Time World Record

No need to beat around the bush on this one: Julius Maddox has performed the heaviest raw bench press ever.  Competing in the super heavyweight (308 lb) division, Maddox’s legendary 350kg/770lb bench press took place on his second attempt at the Xtreme Powerlifting Coalition (XPC) Slingshot Showdown at the Arnold Sports Festival. Despite the confusion the Arnold encountered …

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Powerlifter John Haack Crushes a 375kg/826 lb Deadlift PR

Despite the Arnold Sports Festival being cancelled for spectators, then re-opened for spectators, only to be cancelled again, elite powerlifter John Haack is still moving big weight. Yesterday, Haack shared a monstrous 375kg/826 lb deadlift PR on his Instagram page. He writes in his Instagram post’s description,  “Well with the Arnold cancelled, decided to hit …

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