Latest from Tom Finn working up to a 585 pound training bench as he prepares for his next contest! He is planning for a December 6th contest.
"555lb felt great, decided to push it to 585. All Prs. Team Lilliebridge"
China, South Korea, UAE and Iran all topped the podium with Asian record lifts in powerlifting on Thursday (23 October) at the Incheon 2014 Asian Para-Games.
China's Xuemie Deng broke her own Asian record by 1kg in the women's up to 86kg category with a lift of 112.0kg to secure gold.
South Korea's Young-Sun Lee (105.0kg) bagged silver, and Haifa Alnaqbi (90.0kg) of UAE third.
"I have had a ton of people ask me over and over, "Why did you leave Westside?" I usually address this on an individual basis, but ridiculous rumors have started to swirl on certain websites. So I decided I would address this on powerliftings biggest news site. In my time at Westside my total has gone from 2660 to 2800 in 3 years. I have alot thank Louie for and he has taught me alot, but in the end we just can not work together. We have two completely different visions for my training and we had to go our separate ways. There is no animosity toward anyone at Westside, and I look forward to future showdowns at the big pro shows."
Many records were broken at the IPF/PA championships including
the super-heavyweight squat held by Ray Williams!
Watch Jezza take it up a notch to 910 pounds!
Iraq's world silver medallist Seyedhamed Solhipouravanji is the new men's up to 88kg powerlifting Asian Para Games champion and world record holder after an emphatic performance in Incheon, South Korea, on Wednesday (22 October).
In a rematch of their dual from April's World Championships, Solhipouravanji produced a second round lift of 226.0kg to beat Jordan's world champion Mutaz Zakaria Daoud Aljuneidi (220.0kg) in to silver.
USAPL National Champion, IPF World Champion, Arnold Classic and World's Strongest Man competitor Brian Siders tribute video made by Alexander Larsen.
This is a tribute video I made in honor of Brian Siders. Info, stats and stories about Brian beneath:
New training partners and fellow Animal athletes, Kevin "Oak" Okolie and Larry Williams (the 19-year old phenom featured in Animal's "Coming Through" documentary) take their show on the road from the streets of New York to blast the bench at Skiba's Barbell Club in Carteret, NJ. Both Larry and Oak will be on hand at 6PM on Tuesday, 10/28/14 at Coliseum Gym to present a powerlifting seminar in advance of an Animal Barbell Club event. The seminar and event is free to the lifting public and will be held at Coliseum Gym, 75-09 71st Avenue, Middle Village, NY 11379.
Introducing The WEST COAST HEAVY HITTERS: WEST COAST HEAVY HITTERS Are a Group Of WEST COAST Lifters Coming Together From All Over The WEST COAST Leroy "The Machine" Walker Jamar "M Town MONSTA" Randolph Rob "Rob Did It" Thomas Steve "Da Samoan Gorilla" Young David "The Beast" Douglas For A 5X10 @405 Incline & 5X10 @405 Flat Bench Training Session at METROFLEX LBC
Heres's recent footage of the number one ranked singleply 275ver Nick Weite with 805 pounds for 2 reps in the deadlift. "Thanks to PowerBody USA Fitness Training for letting me get my workout in, always great to have Putt Houston in your corner."
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The international federation of para-powerlifting, IPC Powerlifting, announced a five -year partnership on Wednesday (22 October) with globally recognized lifting equipment manufacturer Eleiko.
The deal will see the Swedish-based company, which has a long and illustrious history in weightlifting, provide equipment for all World and regional championships until 2018. Eleiko will also work with IPC Powerlifting to create more awareness of the sport to a new generation of fans from around the world.
407lbs for 8 reps (legs up) raw bench. This is definitely a marker for me that my strength is coming back. Just 7 weeks post surgery my progress is increasing more and more. Still am not trying to over push it, like overexerting to try and get more reps or load the bar to weights I don't need to be stressing my arm with just yet.
April Harper hit a 925 lb @ 148 at the APF Southern States Meet on Saturday, October 18th
This total will give her the 9th spot on the current raw rankings!
"I had a great day competing yesterday! Had a 38lb PR on my squat with a 308, a 44lb PR on my bench with a 214, and a 88lb PR on my deadlift with a 402 (which broke the Open National APF Record), a 165 lb PR ON MY TOTAL!!!!!!
China's world champion Yujiao Tan broke her own world record four times and lifted more than twice her bodyweight to easily win gold on Tuesday (21 October), the third day of the 2014 Asian Para Games in Incheon, South Korea.
Competing in the women's up to 67kg class, 24-year-old Tan lifted 133.0kg in the opening round to add 0.5kg to the world record she set at April's World Championships in Dubai, UAE.
Here is a clip of William Tenerelli (New Jersey) pulling 200kg/440.9 lbs for the 100% RAW Open National Deadlift Record in the 56kg/123# class. Tenerelli accomplished this lift at last weekend's Keystone Ironman Challenge in Pennsylvania. His official record is still pending the drug-test result: