Ben Pollack is a professional powerlifter and doctoral student at the University of Texas at Austin. Ben has competed in powerlifting for five years, and holds the all-time world record raw total in the 198-pound class. He has won best overall lifter at the largest raw meets in the world, including the US Open, Boss of Bosses, and Reebok Record Breakers. He trains at Big Tex Gym in Austin, Texas. You can contact Ben through his website (phdeadlift.com).