Before you keep reading, check your Internet connection; ensure you're still online because Nabil Lahlou's five-times-body weight deadlift may have broken the internet. On August 5, 2022, the "French Phenom" (who regularly competes at 67.5 kilograms) posted a video of himself pulling 785 pounds at 155 pounds (or 356.7 kilograms...Read more
I've said it before and I'll say it again, a great deadlift isn't built overnight. The deadlift is simplistic in nature, but it's also a movement that can easily go wrong and lead to injury when form isn't accounted for....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!
Today I’m talking to powerlifter and coach Daniel DeBrocke, Director Of Education at Kabuki Strength. He’s also a writer for Breaking Muscle, a website in the BarBend network, so I’m obviously a huge fan of his writing! Daniel is one...Read more
From humble beginnings as one of social media's earliest online strength training content creators, powerlifter and YouTube personality Jonnie Candito has spent the last decade or so growing his reputation and presence in the space as a coach whose in-the-gym...Read more
Tamara Walcott (+90 KG) Sets Women’s All-Time Raw Deadlift and Total World Records at 2022 WRPF American Pro
Powerlifter Tamara Walcott has once again broken the all-time world record in the women’s raw deadlift. Competing in the 2022 World Raw Powerlifting Federation (WRPF) American Pro in Manassas, VA, on the weekend of July 29-30, 2022, she pulled 290 kilograms...Read more
Danny Grigsby (125KG) Sets All-Time World Record Raw Deadlift of 487.5 Kilograms (1,074.5 Pounds) at 2022 WRPF American Pro
On July 30, 2022, 125-kilogram powerlifter Danny Grigsby set the all-time world record in the raw deadlift again by successfully pulling 487.5 kilograms (1,074.5 pounds) raw at the 2022 American Pro in Manasses, VA. Competing in the 125-kilogram class, Grigsby used...Read more
If you've ever found yourself scrolling through social media (while resting between sets or otherwise), you've probably run across some extreme and divisive opinions about nutrition. After all, hot takes make headlines, and "everything in moderation," while wise, is a...Read more
The ninth episode of The Mike O'Hearn Show on the Generation Iron YouTube channel featured powerlifter, bodybuilder, and owner of Iron Addicts Gym in Signal Hill, CA, C.T. Fletcher. O'Hearn opens the episode introducing Fletcher as "an O.G. guy" and continues an ongoing theme of...Read more