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Powerlifting Plus Weightlifting: How to Train for the 5-Lift Super Total

Pose a powerlifting versus weightlifting question on social media, and you’ll likely never see the end of the comments section. But followers of the Super Total training method would ask, “Why not both?” Super Total training combines the five main lifts from both powerlifting (squat, bench, and deadlift) and weightlifting (snatch and clean & jerk). …

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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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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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