Powerlifting

Rehband 7mm Knee Sleeves Review

Rehband 7mm Knee Sleeves Review

Rehband is one of the most well-known brands of compression training gear. Their products range from neoprene knee sleeves (5-7mm in thickness) and elbow sleeves to shoulder braces and other compression-based training tools for athletes of nearly every sport. I...

How to Become More Coachable (And Why You Probably Need It)

Mike Gill is a retired 105kg professional strongman and currently a broadcaster for Strongman Corporation. He has a background in all weight disciplines and has competed in Bodybuilding, Powerlifting and Weightlifting. He can be reached at @prostrongman on Twitter,...

Josef Eriksson Benches 223kg at 97.5kg for New European Record

Swedish powerlifter Josef Eriksson recently set a new European record for the classic bench press. He set this record at the Classic Bench Press European Championships, which were held August 9-13th in Ylitornio, Finland. Eirksson ended up taking first for...

After Two Hip Replacements, Ed Coan Squats 585 Pounds for Reps

Ed Coan wouldn’t let a hip replacement or two stop him from beating your squat PR. The man who some consider the greatest powerlifter of all time is wowing his fans with this new clip of himself squatting a...

Mark Bell and Silent Mike Teach Us How To Bench Efficiently

Mark Bell, Silent Mike, and the Super Training Team continue to pump out great content, figuratively and literally. The most recent video they shared was a 35-minute clip called, “The Definitive Guide to Bench Press Like a Beast.” This...

The Hyperextension: How To Target Your Glutes And Hamstrings

The hyperextension is an appropriate assistance movement to aid in building posterior chain strength for the squat and deadlift. The hyperextension can be used in virtually any program that has a focus on strength, hypertrophy, or a mix of...

Should You Switch from Weightlifting to Powerlifting?

I’m a mystery to many people, especially in terms of my lifting. What do I do, if I even train at all? The short answer: My initial focus and true love is weightlifting. The slightly longer answer: My initial focus and...

Watch KC Mitchell, the First Amputee to Complete a Full USPA Powerlifting Meet

There's a good chance you've heard the name KC Mitchell or "That 1 Leg Monster" before, which is how he goes on social media. Mitchell is a military veteran who's building his name and reputation as a powerlifter — with...

6 Benefits of Sled Pulls

Few exercises are as simple and effective as the sled pull. Nearly everyone can them, regardless of ability level, background, and/or goal. They work to increase power, strength, muscle mass, and aerobic endurance, all while sizzling body fat.  Here's everything...

Squats Exercise Guide – Proper Form and Muscles Worked

All squats are not created equal. I repeat, all squats are not created equal. Many lifters and athletes perform squats in the same way in which they were first taught and/or have seen on Instagram and Youtube. While those are...

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Is Arching in the Bench Press Unsafe or “Cheating?”

The arch used by lifters, often powerlifters, during the bench press tends to always cause a little controversy. In reality, the controversy typically spurs from comments...

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