Powerlifting

Julius Maddox Makes a 700 lb Raw Bench Press Look Easy

Yesterday, powerlifter Julius Maddox hit a huge gym PR and broke a major barrier for the bench press. For the last few months (and years), Maddox has been on a driven mission to break the 700 lb bench barrier,...

Powerbuilding Programs: How Much Assistance Work Do You Need?

In my previous Unf*ck series video, I talked about the 80/20 rule for supplementary work: roughly eighty percent of your recovery resources should be spent on the competition lifts, and the other twenty percent to supplemental work. Remember, this...

Tom Martin Deadlifts a Huge Personal Best 410kg (903 lbs)

British powerlifter Tom Martin continues on his war path of hitting huge lifts. In the last few weeks, Martin has put up some of his best lifts to date. Martin as of lately, a regular competitor in the -110kg...

Junior Powerlifter Jessica Buettner Deadlifts 211kg (465 lbs) at 78kg Bodyweight

Canadian junior powerlifter Jessica Buettner is already off to a strong start with her training for 2018. She's been posting some ridiculously strong videos, and one of the most impressive comes from a little over a day ago. In...

Check Out Jaisyn Mike’s Latest 612 lb Raw Bench Press

Powerlifter Jaisyn Mike recorded a strong performance at his latest meet over the weekend. He topped his personal total meet PR by 5 lbs, hit a new squat PR, and benched a massive 612 lbs. If you're already a...

John Haack Hits a Massive 895kg (1,973 lb) Total In Training

About two weeks ago, we wrote an article about powerlifter John Haack's 227.5kg (501 lb) bench PR. To conclude the article, we wrote that we were excited to see what strength feats Haack would end up hitting as the...

Powerbuilding Programs: How to Choose the Right Accessory Movements

If you’re just starting out with serious training, you probably want to get pretty darn big and pretty darn strong. But when you’re scrolling through your Instagram Explore page, maybe you notice that, hey, there aren’t a whole lot...

Why the Belt Squat Could Be Your Secret to Strength Gains

There’s a certain simplicity in a lot of basic barbell movements. Squatting is a natural human movement, so rack some weight on your back and make the muscles that perform the squat get stronger. Picking up heavy stuff is...

Blaine Sumner’s 1,025-Pound Bench Press Is His Best Training Lift Ever

Relatively few people have deadlifted 500 pounds. Even fewer people have bench pressed 500 pounds. So when someone bench presses over a thousand pounds (453.6kg), we have a little trouble processing it. Like hearing astronomers describe the size of the...

The 10 Commandments of Deadlift Day

Few athletes know this, but Broses, aka the founder of the "10 Commandments of Leg Day," also built a comprehensive list of commandments for the deadlift in his tenure as an ancient strength pioneer. Unlike the leg day commandments, Broses...

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Why Some Lifters Bleed During Max Lifts (How Common Is It?)

Many strength athletes have either bled or at least seen another lifter bleed during a maximal lift in their career. It's not very common, and tends to happen most...

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