Benedikt Magnusson competition (strongman) raw deadlifts 982 pounds,
using lifting straps, in Australia this weekend!
Here are highlights from this past weekend APA MS OPEN in Philadelphia MS.....Marks' finished the day with a 1,505lbs total @197.8lbs body weight.
Missed 580lbs due to hitting bench rack on the way down. Took 1st in 198 open & sub master....also took overall raw beat lifter on the day!
The entry deadline for the Alabama State Championships on March 29 at Gold's Gym in Enterprise, AL has been extended to Saturday, March 15. Get your entry here! (Alabama State Championships)
Read more below about the other contests.
Derek hasn't squatted heavy with wraps since RUM 4 weeks ago. He missed 1,003lb Squat at RUM and came back and nailed 1,005lbs in the gym with room to spare. What a freak!!!
Check out the footage!
Training PRs w- at least my bodyweight or more from Feb. 17th to March 6th.. includes 3x bodyweight pause squat (knee sleeves), 2x bodyweight close-grip bench press for a triple, and 600-lb. rack pull for five reps.. soon to begin next training cycle for USAPL Mississippi State (May 3rd).
In the inaugural year of IPF world records in the masters division, Virginia lifter Mark Robb has already made his mark!
At the Arnold Sports Festival Pro Raw Challenge presented by Starting Strength, Mark squatted a clean 601 in just a belt and knee sleeves, easily blanking the world record standard of 562 pounds for 50-59 year old men in the 231 weight class.
Check out some recent deadlift training footage from Eric Lilliebridge.
Eric Says "I Pulled a 35lb All time PR for me on my last day being 23 years old with 900lbs!"
Videos from the Russian Powerlifitng Champions from this past February.
Many of the worlds top singleply lifters from Russia!
Footage Of one of the best 165 pound pullers in the world!
"After a horrible training cycle I was more then pleased with my performance.
716 @ 164.4 wilks total 232.440 not to bad. A special thanks to Greg Simmons and Matt Rodock"
Jennifer at the SSP Nutrition Raw Bench Challenge.
Beat all the men by Wilkes to win the overall title.
Hit 275, 303, 309 for a World Record and highest Wilkes of 154.5 at the contest.