Equipped Powerlifting

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Jimmy Kolb Bench Presses 476 Kilograms (1,050 Pounds) in Single-Ply Equipment

On Jan. 30-31, 2021, Atilis Gym in Bellmawr, New Jersey, hosted Revolution Powerlifting Syndicate’s (RPS) North American and New Jersey Championships. Everyone that was in attendance got to witness a lift that may have historic implications. Jimmy Kolb competed in the single-ply equipped division and only took part in the bench press portion of the …

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Meet the Man Who Just Made the Heaviest Bench Press of All Time

No big offer, just the heaviest bench press of perpetuity. In late June, 35- year-old Will Barotti made a jaw-dropping multiply equipped bench press of 1,105 pounds (5012 kg) and the biggest bench in history nearly flew under the radar. Barotti does not have an Instagram or a Reddit account. We just captured the video …

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