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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,

  • Squat
  • Bench Press
  • Deadlift

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!

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Rudy Kadlub Powerlifting Meet

Powerlifter Rudy Kadlub Sets 4 World Records At Age 71

Rudy Kadlub may just be the strongest septuagenarian alive. The 71-year-old powerlifter competed at the United States Powerlifting Association (USPA) Drug-Tested North American Championships in San Diego, CA, and set International Powerlifting League (IPL) world records in all three big...

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