Powerlifting

More Protein: How Strength Athletes Can Save Time, Money, & Hassle on Nutrition

It’s a love hate relationship that anyone living the “Iron Life” is intimately familiar with. It evolves into an increasingly expensive, time consuming necessity that some never get the hang of while others seem to suffer though. It is...

John Haack Squats 595lbs x 6 RAW and Continues a Great 2016

There’s no question about John Haack being one strong dude, especially when its comes to squats. Haack recently shared a video to his Instagram of a 270kg (595 lb) raw squat for six. A video posted by John Haack...

When Butt Wink Is a Problem (And When It Isn’t)

The guy who founded Squat University knows a lot about squatting. Dr. Aaron Horschig is a sports and orthopedic physical therapist, certified strength and conditioning specialist, USAW Olympic weightlifting competitor and level 1 coach, plus he’s an author – his first...

Jezza Uepa Squats 1,036 lbs Raw, 31 Pounds Over Ray Williams’ Record

Jezza Uepa, 36, a powerlifter from the tiny island of Nauru, is one seriously strong guy. In a recent video shared on his Instagram, he’s squatting 470kg (1,036 lbs) raw, and he makes it look pretty easy (not to...

Davon Mahon Squats 180kg For 42 Reps

In case you need motivation to squat later, a video shared on Powerlifting Motivation's Facebook page definitely got us pumped up to train legs. The video highlights a lifter named Davon Mahon squatting a listed 180kg (396 lbs) for 42-reps. While...

3 Total-Body Dumbbell Workouts Every Strength Athlete Should Do

We all know the importance of unilateral training, switching up modalities (barbells, kettlebells, dumbbells, bodyweight, etc), and how athletes can improve baseline fitness and general physical preparedness by integrating some varied training into their regiments. Dumbbell total-body sessions are...

John Cena Shows Off His Weightlifting Skills By Hitting a 304 lb Snatch

When you think of John Cena, what’s the first thought that comes to mind? I’m going to guess it’s probably professional wrestler or actor. What about Olympic weightlifter? That’s right: John Cena is not only a great performer, but he’s a...

Are You Strong? Building Strength Standards Across Five Key Movements

When you see it you certainly know it, yet defining just what counts as strong is surprisingly tricky. When I first started lifting, I was pretty sure I knew what it meant to be strong. To me it was...

Is This the Heaviest Front Squat of All Time?

The front squat is a lift we rarely — if ever — see tested under "competition" circumstances, but it makes up a big portion of strength training for athletes across disciplines. It's a pillar of weightlifting, increasingly common for...

Isometrics Are Your Secret Weapon for Heavier Lifts

A lot of lifters forget that there are three basic types of muscular contractions: concentric, which is contraction while the muscle shortens, eccentric, contraction while lengthening, and the all too-neglected isometric. That’s when you work a muscle without moving...

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The Shirtless Chef Presents: Savory Marinara Meatballs

Shirtless Chef Andre Crews takes us through the most intense protein-packed recipe yet: Savory Marinara Meatballs that put an Italian restaurant's subpar offering to...

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