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Bulgarian powerlifter Emil Krastev is on his way to disrupt the 93-kilogram class in the International Powerlifting Federation (IPF). He has been on the podium at the last three Classic World Championships (CWC), but he wants to finally ascend to the top step and take the gold medal for himself. Krastev’s training has been flying…
If you’re a competitive powerlifter, you know firsthand how demanding this sport can be on time, energy, and resources. And even if you don’t compete, the rigors of loyally training the squat, bench press, and deadlift may well catch up with you. Life can get in the way, and you may find yourself unable to…
What Is Powerlifting?
Powerlifting is a weight-classed strength sport. In competitive powerlifting, only one thing matters and that’s having the highest total possible. An athlete’s total is comprised of the three competition lifts and these lifts include the,
- Bench Press
As a whole, the sport of powerlifting is growing at both a competitive and recreational level. In fact, it’s not uncommon to see many recreational lifters “train like a powerlifter”, even though they have no aspirations to compete. Whether you’re setting records or brand new to the sport, this page will serve as your all-in-one powerlifting home!
Elite powerlifter Taylor Atwood holds the top spot in the International Powerlifting Federation (IPF) rankings on GL points. A three time world champion, Atwood has dominated the 74-kilogram class for years. Atwood holds eight national powerlifting titles. He has competed in Raw Nationals every year from 2014 to 2022 and remains unbeaten at that level. However, he…