Here's the live stream link for the 2014 Olympia.
Broadcasting from 10-5pm Pacific time on Friday and Saturday, Sept 19-20 from the Las Vegas Convention Center! (Live stream link for the 2014 Olympia!)
Watch the best single ply powerlifters battle to see who is this years 2014 Olympia Powerlifting Champion.
Michael Bales competed at 275 and benched 520 raw in the at the
SPF Iron Mayhem Classic on Sept 6, 2014.
This lift cracks the top 20 at 18th in the current US rankings!
84 year-old Joseph Stockinger (Alberta, CAN) pulling 195kg/429.9 lbs at a bodyweight of 67.5kg/148#. Joe accomplished this lift while competing in last weekend's 100% RAW Canadian National held in Calgary, AB. This lift was a new Master's 80+ World Record (a mark which he plans on breaking at 100% RAW's World Championships later this year.
IPC Powerlifting has announced the host cities for three major regional Championships which will take place in 2015 and will act as major stepping stones on the road to the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games.
The first regional Championships of the year will be the first ever Americas Open Championships which will be staged in Guadalajara, Mexico, between 25-29 April. It will serve as a qualifying event for August's Toronto 2015 Parapan American Games.
Kim "Valentine" Tran is looking to compete sometime soon although she has not yet said where. When she does, it will be an slaughter of the record books! She intends to lift at 105 and in this footage she squats 295 bench 175 for 4 and pulls 350!!! She is without a doubt over 800 at 105!
Peace Be With You Iron Brothers & Sisters. The Raw Unity Season is upon us! Entry forms will be released on Monday, November 3rd. They will be due (in hand) on Monday, November 24th. The full power meet will feature a roster of 60 lifters for Day 1 and 60 lifters for Day 2. Day 1 (knee sleeves) and Day 2 (knee wraps) will work just like last year. Day 1 will go on Saturday and Day 2 will go on Sunday.
Competing on Sept 13th, Bradley McKlure benched a huge 468 raw lift to
further extend his lead on the current 181 raw rankings!
From PTC- Ed Coan made a huge impact on a young kid today. Its one thing to have the greatest powerlifter ever hanging around at your home, your gym or even having lunch with him, but its another to have him deadlift with you during your first sumo session. Max has decided to switch to sumo after ProRawSix, and Ed was right there helping out.
Henry Thomason 308 - Raw Squat Training (650 - 800 lbs.) w/ Wraps
using the Triumph Multi-Color Singlet and Gold Wraps
The best and most efficient way to build strength is a highly debated subject. In all honesty, there really is not a best way, just the best way that works for you. Look at articles online, you will find hundreds of ways to get stronger. You see plenty of people with a variety of methods and a philosophy towards training.
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Team Gaglione Strength's Mark Greenstein finally broke the 1900 barrier this past weekend at the RPS World Championships in Newark NJ. Mark squatted 730, Bench Pressed 475 (just missed 490) and deadlifted 695 to total 1900 at 220! He won Best lifter and this total puts him 10 ten in the national rankings! Mark will be now focusing on training for Raw Unity! Congrats on a great day!
In this series of videos Chris Duffin and Dr. Philip Snell discuss what to focus on to mediate back pain issues and avoid further damage when powerlifting with lumbar disc issues. This information can also be of importance to all powerlifters as the advice will also help prevent disc issues from developing in the first place using these methodologies.
In 3 days 2 Unbreakable Gear Lifters will be taking the Platform at the 2014 Olympia Pro Powerlifting Competition brought to you by USPA~
Coming to the Olympia Stage for the 3rd time is 2x Lightweight Deadlift Chmapion Gracie V ~ This Pro powerlifter just came back from the WestSide Pro Invitational where she PRed all day!! Hitting a 1200lb total!! She has been putting in the hours to win her 3rd olympia championship! Gracie says "Its an honor to compete on this stage again, the competition will be tough but I'll bring my best! I want to thank Unbreakable Gear for being such an amazing sponsor. I will be Unbreakable!"
Owner of Unbreakable Gear, Jon Marshall says for the past year lifters have been contacting him to make UG wraps. So after about 6 months of testing wraps he finally did! Introducing Unbreakable Gear's "Destroyers" Knee Wraps - Just like their name, "The Destroyers" wraps will destroy other wraps and you'll destroy the weights. These knee wraps will give you a cast-like feel, while still being comfortable & pliable. Be ready to break PR's all day long!! They are Recommended for Experienced Lifters. Available in 2M and 2.5M in Knee wraps and 24in and 36in for wrist wraps!
Henry Thomason - Bench Press Training 9/14/14
Raw 405 lbs. for Reps & Single Ply Super Katana 800 lbs.