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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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Powerlifter Alex Maher Deadlifts All-Time World Record 347.5 Kilograms at 75 KG

On Jan. 31, 2021, powerlifter Alex Maher set an all-time world record deadlift of 347.5 kilograms (766 pounds) in the 75-kilogram (165-pound) weight class. Competing at the United States Powerlifting Association (USPA) Top of Texas Trifecta in Amarillo, TX at Old School Iron Training, Maher made four deadlift attempts. Each attempt was heavier than the …

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Powerlifter Shane Hunt Deadlifts a Milestone 408 Kilograms (900 Pounds)

A year off from the competition platform to focus on training and increase strength can work marvels for some powerlifters. That appears to be the case for American powerlifter Shane Hunt, who recently eclipsed his competition finest deadlift by over 68 kgs (150 pounds) in the health club. Hunt, who usually competes in the 105- …

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Larry Wheels Deadlifts 855 Pounds for a Triple, Suffers Injury Afterward

Larry Williams, better known to strength sports fans as Larry Wheels, has done a great job of branding. Over the last few years, the phrase “personal record” has become part of that brand because of the powerlifter’s (and sometimes bodybuilder/strongman competitor’s) seemingly endless string of PRs.  His first major personal record of 2021 involved the …

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Training at 90 — The Immortal Strength of Powerlifter Joe Stockinger

Joe Stockinger differs from practically any 90- year-old someone might come across at the health club. He has actually been training for nearly 7 decades and can still deadlift over 181 kilograms (400 pounds). He can pull more than that multiple times in a row and then laugh with his training partners. The last time …

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Powerlifter Heather Connor Deadlifts 200 Kilograms/440 Pounds At 45.6KG Bodyweight

Back in November, two-time IPF 47 kg World Champion Heather Connor had set a goal of deadlifting 200 kg (440 pounds), which would be a never-before-matched feat among drug-tested women at her bodyweight. On November 28th, the powerlifter shared a video showing that she didn’t quite reach that number, but still pulled an impressive 192.5 …

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The Top 4 Lifts of 2020 According to BarBend Fans

In spite of many competitions being held off, canceled outright, or rescheduled with unique scenarios due to the Coronavirus pandemic– consisting of the 2020 World’s Strongest Male(WSM), the 2020 Reebok CrossFit Games, and the 2020 Olympia weekend— the strength sports world was decorated with dozens of significant lifts in2020 There were world and nationwide records …

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At 90 Years Old, Powerlifter Joe Stockinger Deadlifts 183.7-Kilogram (405-Pound) Double

Joe Stockinger may just be the strongest man in his 90s. At 90 years old, Stockinger, who is a competitive powerlifter, was filmed deadlifting 405 pounds (183.7 kilograms) raw — for a double. It is incredible. To make it even more impressive, Stockinger weighed 147 pounds, meaning the pull was almost three-times his bodyweight.  Before …

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Powerlifter Heather Connor Deadlifts 192.5kg (424 Pounds) At Bodyweight of 44.5kg (99 Pounds)

Two-time IPF 47 kg World Champion powerlifter Heather Connor was taking part in an Instagram live video on November 27, 2020 when she set a new personal record for herself. At a bodyweight of 44.5 kg (99 pounds), she deadlifted 192.5 kg (424 pounds). After you do the math, that means she was able to …

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