Deadlift

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Powerlifter Marek Zych (90KG) Deadlifts 400 Kilograms Raw Using a Hook Grip in Training

Marek Zych is a 90-kilogram powerlifter from the Czech Republic with a relatively short competitive resume, but it consists of nothing but podium finishes. Since his debut in 2012, the 32-year-old has competed in seven sanctioned events, according to Open Powerlifting. Of those seven competitions, he has four gold, one silver, and two bronze-medal finishes. …

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Powerlifter Jamal Browner Can Deadlift 476KG. Will He Be the Lightest to Pull 500KG?

On April 29, 2021, Jamal Browner reminded the strength sports community that he’s one of the strongest deadlifters on the planet. The 26-year old posted two videos to his Instagram account. The first was of a 430-kilogram (950-pound) conventional deadlift, which he originally posted to Instagram on April 27, 2021. The second clip was of …

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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 Asko Karu Deadlifts 482 Kilograms (1,062.6 Pounds) Without a Lifting Suit

The race to the all-time heaviest ever deadlift just got a bit tighter. On March 27, 2021, Asko Karu of Estonia smashed a lifetime personal best deadlift of 482 kilograms (1,062.6 pounds). That is obscenely heavy in its own right and just 19 kilograms (42 pounds) away from tying 2018 World’s Strongest Man (WSM) champion …

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Powerlifter Kasemsand Senumong Deadlifts 7 Kilograms Over IPF World Record In Training

Overcoming setbacks is how champions are made. Thai powerlifter Kasemsand Senumong (also known as Opor Kasem) smashed a 305-kilogram (672.4-pound) deadlift (raw with a lifting belt) in training on March 16, 2021. That is a significant lift because Senumong competes in the 66-kilogram (145-pound) weight class. According to the International Powerlifting Federation (IPF), the current …

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Check Out Rapper Method Man Crush a 475-Pound Deadlift PR

Just days before the Earth rotated around the sun to enter into the year 2021, Grammy award-winning rapper Clifford Smith Jr. — perhaps more widely known as Method Man — took to his Instagram page to show off a 215.5-kilogram (475-pound) deadlift personal record. The Wu-Tang Clan member, who turned 50 on March 2, 2021, …

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Your Definitive Guide to Sumo Versus Conventional Deadlifts

The deadlift is one of the best exercises for building muscle, strength, and all-around athleticism. A proficient deadlifter needs clean hip-hinge mechanics, mobility, and raw strength. Not only does the deadlift test all of these traits — it builds them up. So when someone asks “Should I deadlift?” the answer is a no-brainer (assuming one’s …

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Powerlifter Rachel Torres Deadlifts 34.7 Kilograms Over Junior World Record In Training

At 23 years old, powerlifter Rachel Torres competes in the 75-kilogram  (165-pound) weight class and just trounced a Junior world record (JWR) deadlift in training. The two-time all-time world record holder pulled a milestone 272.2-kilogram (600-pound) deadlift in a sumo stance on March 3, 2021. That is a full 34.7 kilograms (76.4 pounds) over the current …

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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 Weist Deadlifts Unofficial World Record: 428 Kilograms At 140 KG Bodyweight

On February 6th, Allentown, Pennsylvania hosted the 2021 MM Northeast Power Bowl powerlifting meet. It was at this event that a new standard has been set for the deadlift in the 308 pound/140kg bodyweight class. Twenty-five year old Chris Weist was one of the 13 competitors taking part in this meet, and he competed in …

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