Powerlifting

How 7 Elite Powerlifters and Weightlifters Warm Up for Squats

Every body is different, and the warmup that's perfect for one athlete can = be subpar for others. As one of the most challenging movements the body can perform, there are a lot of ways people approach the back squat,...

Jezza Uepa Pause Squats 425kg (935 lbs) Days Out from Meet

Powerlifter Jezza Uepa of Nauru is no stranger to putting up big weight, especially right before meets. Uepa competes raw in the 120kg+ weight class and is known for being one of the few lifters who have the ability...

Larry “Wheels” Williams Makes a 840lb Deadlift PR Look Like a Walk In the...

Larry "Wheels" Williams has been absolutely crushing weight lately. He's currently in prep for Insurrextion, which is a RPS Powerlifting meet that's taking plan on November 18th in Hempstead, New York. If you follow him on Instagram, then you...

Powerbuilding Workout Programs: Everything You Need to Know

Powerbuilding workout programs are nothing new in the world of strength sports. In fact, this style of workout has been used for years, but only recently have they been gaining more popularity (and been branded as such). This type...

Bonica Lough Benches 333lbs, Squats 600+lbs, and Wins Raw Nationals

Over the last week, the 10th Annual USA Powerlifting Raw Nationals took place in Orlando, Florida. This competition brings together the best raw powerlifters from all 50 states. Multiple records were broken this year by some of powerlifting's best,...

Watch Ray Williams Easily Squat 467.5kg (1,030 lb) and Closely Miss 490kg

Ray Williams has built himself an incredibly long list of powerlifting accomplishments, and he never ceases to shock the powerlifting community. His 1000+ lb raw squats have reached legendary status and are recognizable across all strength sports. Williams is competing...

72kg Kimberly Walford Deadlifts 246kg (542 lbs) to Seal First at USAPL Nationals

When Kimberly Walford steps on the powerlifting stage, then you can usually assume that a record is getting broken. She's a legend in the women's 72kg weight class, and has a list of powerlifting accomplishments that's as long as...

83kg Powerlifter Yangsu Ren Deadlifts 340k (15kg Over Current World Record)

Yangsu Ren, aka "Deadlift Panda", is another athlete similar to Cailer Woolam who has an Instagram handle that stands true to his name. Yesterday, Ren competed at USA Powerlifting Raw Nationals in the 83kg weight class, lifted in their...

The Best Answers from Janae Kroc’s Reddit AMA

Janae "Kroc" Kroczaleski is a unique figure in powerlifting. Known to many as Matt Kroczaleski, the name she was born with and continues to use from time to time, "Kroc" still holds the UPA all-time world record total in...

57kg Powerlifter Jennifer Millican Deadlifts (193kg) 425lbs

Jennifer Millican is adding another accolade to her impressive powerlifting resume. She recently competed at the 10th Annual USA Powerlifting Raw Nationals, and claimed first in the 57kg women's weight class, while taking home an American Women's Raw Deadlift...

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Finding Success in Missed Lifts: A Reflection on Competition

A few weeks ago, I competed in what felt like my millionth weightlifting meet. No matter how many meets I do, somehow my total...

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