Hybrid Athlete Fergus Crawley Logs Sub-12-Hour Triathlon, 1,200-Pound Powerlifting Total on the Same Day
Endurance athlete Fergus Crawley is a unique physical specimen. The Scotsman is a powerlifter turned hybrid athlete, meaning he specializes in both strength and endurance. Previously, he was the second man ever to record back squatting 501 pounds and running a sub-five minute mile in the same day — known as...Read more
Much like Rome, a beautiful deadlift is not built overnight. A great deadlift is composed and built with multiple training elements that all work hand-in-hand with one another to manifest an efficient and strong pull. The very first factor in...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!
If you don’t know Julius Maddox, you’re missing out on something truly special in powerlifting. The Kentucky native is taking the world of strength sports by storm with what feels like an onslaught of PRs in the bench press, regularly...Read more
Adding 10 kilograms (22.1 pounds) to one's bench press in less than a month is no easy feat. It's even more difficult to add that much weight to one of the heaviest raw bench presses ever caught on film. However,...Read more
He said he would, and he did. In June 2021, 72-year-old powerlifter and co-owner and CEO of Kabuki Strength, Rudy Kadlub, called his shot — he would set a new International Powerlifting League (IPL) squat world record in the Masters...Read more
Larry "Wheels" Williams has received a lot of attention over the last several months because of his affiliation with arm wrestling. He lost his match at “King of the Table” to Alex Toproll back in May, but his journey and...Read more
Should powerlifters perform arm-focused training? The short answer is yes. The long answer is an absolute yes. Many fitness gurus in the powerlifting space might claim that direct arm work is overrated; arms get plenty of strength and size gains...Read more
Nabil Lahlou is redefining what strength is in the 67.5-kilogram weight class. On July 6, 2021, he took to his Instagram page to share a video wherein he chalked his hands and pumped himself up before deadlifting 329 kilograms (725.5...Read more