Powerlifting

14 Triceps Exercises to Improve Your Bench Press and Overhead Strength

Big triceps are not just a symbol of hard work and consistent effort in the gym, they are highly functional and necessary for serious strength and power athletes. Without them, bench pressing will stall, overhead movements will have limitations,...
Grip Training Lessons From Strength Pioneers

3 Grip Tips and a Workout from Old Timey Strongmen

The prisoner was discovered, and he then had but one option: he must escape… He threw himself at the gate and shook the bars violently, but the iron refused to bend. The guards advanced in the dark, and we...
Larysa Soloviova

The IPF Is Getting Rid of the Wilks Formula

It looks like the Wilks formula is on its way out.The International Powerlifting Federation’s General Assembly will be held on November 4 in Sweden this year (at the same time as the IPF World Championships) and the meeting’s agenda...
Allison Hind 340 lb Bench Press

Powerlifter Allison Hind Smokes a 340 lb Raw Bench Press at ~150lb

If you're in need of some bench press motivation for the day (because it's Monday), then look no further than Allison Hind's last monstrous set. On Sunday, Hind shared her final heavy single bench press in the lead up...
Cailer Woolam 430kg Deadlift World Record

Cailer Woolam Deadlifts 430kg, Breaks All-Time World Record

Over the weekend, powerlifter Cailer Woolam showed once again why they call him the doctor of deadlifts. At the World Raw Powerlifting Federation (WRPF) World Championships, Woolam competed against some of the strongest athletes in the world in the...
Andrey Malanichev 480kg squat

Check Out Andrey Malanichev’s Ridiculously Fast 480kg Squat

In case you needed a reminder, Russian powerlifter Andrey Malanichev's strength is still off the charts. As we speak, the annual World Raw Powerlifting Federation's World Championships are taking place in Moscow, Russia, and kicked off today and extend...

10 Box Jump Variations to Boost Strength, Explosiveness, and Athleticism

The box jump is a plyometric exercise that is used by strength, power, fitness, and sports athletes to increase lower body power and explosiveness. While most of us are familiar with the box jump, it is important to understand...
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Why Women Can Handle More Training Volume Than Men

Strong /strôNG/ adjective: having the power to move heavy weights or perform other physically demanding tasks.Based on Google's top definition of the word, you can plainly see how anything strength-related has always had more of a masculine filter to...
Adidas Powerlift 3.1

Best Weightlifting Shoes for Wide Feet

Let's call it what it is, but weightlifting shoes are an investment. They're a pair of shoes that come with a very specific purpose, so they're only going to be wear the on limited occasions. Factor in that you'll...

How Timed Holds Can Improve Your Squat, Bench, and Deadlift

Back in the 1960s, the iron game world was a lot smaller than it is today. Now, we’re nearly overwhelmed by choices — what websites to read, which barbell is best, what shoes to wear, and dozens or hundreds...

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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,...

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