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If you’re a competitive powerlifter, you know firsthand how demanding this sport can be on time, energy, and resources. And even if you don’t compete, the rigors of loyally training the squat, bench press, and deadlift may well catch up with you. Life can get in the way, and you may find yourself unable to…
What Is Powerlifting?
Powerlifting is a weight-classed strength sport. In competitive powerlifting, only one thing matters and that’s having the highest total possible. An athlete’s total is comprised of the three competition lifts and these lifts include the,
- Bench Press
As a whole, the sport of powerlifting is growing at both a competitive and recreational level. In fact, it’s not uncommon to see many recreational lifters “train like a powerlifter”, even though they have no aspirations to compete. Whether you’re setting records or brand new to the sport, this page will serve as your all-in-one powerlifting home!
Elite powerlifter Jesus Olivares has won three back-to-back classic world titles in the International Powerlifting Championships (IPF). He raised the first place trophy at the inaugural 2023 Sheffield Powerlifting Championships, along with the £30,000 (approx. $37,800) in prize money. At Sheffield 2023, Olivares achieved the biggest raw (in knee sleeves) total in the world with…