Powerlifter Rudy Kadlub cannot be stopped. The 73-year-old took to his Instagram page on Nov. 22, 2022, to share a video wherein he squatted a staggering 206.4 kilograms (455 pounds) with knee wraps. According to Open Powerlifting, that mark is 1.4 kilograms (3.1 pounds) heavier than his current International Powerlifting...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!
Powerlifter Seun Jubril of the 82.5-kilogram class is the new USA Powerlifting (USAPL) raw record holder for the deadlift. On Nov. 6, 2022, Jubril entered the 2022 USAPL Michigan State Championships, and he used his last attempt on the deadlift...Read more
Ronnie Coleman is an eight-time Mr. Olympia champion, tied for the most ever alongside Lee Haney. Coleman's size and propensity to lift heavy in the gym have led to him remaining a common presence on TV screens in gyms still...Read more
Hafthor Björnsson will turn 34 years old in November 2022, and he has already accomplished a lot in his athletic career. The former Game of Thrones star won the 2018 World’s Strongest Man (WSM) contest, three Arnold Strongman Classic titles,...Read more
67.5-kilogram powerlifter Nabil Lahlou was coming off the 2022 Good Guys UN Invitational meet, where he deadlifted a world record 318 kilograms (701 pounds) when he ventured to the Quad Strength System gym in Woodbury, NJ. Many might suggest that...Read more
Powerlifter Jen Thompson (67.5 KG) Unofficially Breaks Bench Press World Record with 148.5 Kilogram (327.5 Pound) Lift
Powerlifter Jen Thompson has set a new American record and unofficially set a new world record in the bench press for the 67.5-kilogram class with a press of 148.5 kilograms (327.5 pounds). She set the mark on Saturday, Oct. 15,...Read more