Hunter Henderson turned the world of powerlifting on its head in April 2021. At the 2021 Kern US Open, the 75-kilogram competitor set all-time world records in both the squat (295 kilograms) and the total (702.5 kilograms). According to Open Powerlifting, she is the pound-for-pound number two strongest lifter ever...Read more
The plank is a foundational core strengthening exercise that can be done using bodyweight or weighted variations. This movement has a wide array of variations and alternatives to challenge strength, power, and fitness athletes and have a direct application to...Read more
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!
On April 29, 2021, Jamal Browner reminded the strength sports community that he's one of the strongest deadlifters on the planet. The 26-year old posted two videos to his Instagram account. The first was of a 430-kilogram (950-pound) conventional deadlift,...Read more
When it comes to moving all-time world record weight, Oleksandr Kutcher of Ukraine knows a thing or two. According to Open Powerlifting, the 40-year-old Kutcher has been in the competitive powerlifting scene since 1997. Judging by the recent training video...Read more
The 2021 Kern US Open has given powerlifting fans a lot to talk about since it took place from April 24-25. Many world records were set, a couple of divisions saw new lifters claim the top of the leaderboard, and...Read more
The 2021 Kern US Open — held from April 25-25, 2021, in San Diego, CA — was a monumental meet that saw numerous world records. As the event approached the finish line, Blake Lehew, who competed in the 82.5 kilogram...Read more
The 2021 Kern US Open in San Diego, CA, was an absolute world record fest. Dan Bell hit a 505-kilogram squat in the super heavyweight division. Chad Penson claimed two records in the 90-kilogram division, and Hunter Henderson did the...Read more