Mel Zupec- 900lbs Raw at 132lbs

Mel competed at the IPA Ohio Grand Prix, Raw w/ wraps in the Junior division. She squatted 355lbs (7th All-time), benched 190lbs with a close miss at 200lbs, and deadlifted 355lbs for a 900lb total (14th All-time). She also won the best female lifter award against the equipped lifters. This is only her 3rd meet ever and she has been powerlifting for only 10 months now

Two powerlifting world records smashed at Asian Para Games

The opening day of powerlifting at the 2014 Asian Para Games in Incheon, South Korea, on Sunday (19 October) saw two world and three Asian records broken and Chinese women leading the way with gold in two of the three medal events.

Dandan Hu, a fifth place finisher at April's World Championships, led the way for China with gold in the women's up to 45kg class, lifting a world and Asian record of 99kg.

Nov. 22nd Stars and Stripes Deadline!

Postmark and online entry deadline is today!

Come out to our pre-thanksgiving event and qualify for the 2015 USAPL Raw and Bench Nationals in Scranton, Pennsylvania

Entry Deadline October 20th, 2014

Final IPF Worlds Nominations

Here are the final nominations for the upcoming 2014 IPF Mens Worlds.
To be held in Aurora / USA
3 − 8 November, 2014

1. Fedosienko Sergey 1982 Russia 296.0 200.0 255.0 751.0
2. Leon Franklin 1983 Ecuador 265.0 172.5 235.0 672.5
3. Lima Eudson 1985 Brazil 250.0 150.0 245.0 645.0

April Mathis Another World Record!

On Oct 18th April Mathis broke her deadlift record by pulling 589 pounds! She also benched 413 just missing 446 on her second and 3rd attempts. April consistently shows her dominance in the sport by holding all the world records in the super heavyweight division as well as having the ultimate lift in each event regardless of weight class! She is "formula be damned" the strongest woman on earth.

Melissa Reyes #1

Melissa Reyes, 97 lb. lifter out of AllMighty Barbell Club in Tampa, in only her 2nd meet (APF Orlando Barbell Meet), puts up the #1 raw without wraps total in the USA with a 622 total. She squatted 192.9, Benched 126.8, and deadlifted 303.1. Her total is also the 3rd highest total ever on Michael Soong's all-time raw rankings for the 97 lb. class.

Dustin Slepicka Hits 1,102 Single Ply Squat!

Dustin recently lifted in Sioux City,Ia at the Rick Hussey Memorial meet. He singleply squatted 1102.3lb or 500 kg which puts him number 1 current SHW and all time ranking as well as #1 in the world all feds. This also makes Dustin the first person in the world to singleply squat 1100+lbs.

Jeff Frank SHW 2,419lbs total Single Ply

After recently competing at the Mr. Olympia (9/20/2014) and unfortunately bombing out, Anderson Powerlifting and 10/20/LIFE Athlete Jeff Frank quickly entered another meet just 3 weeks later – USPA Mini-Monster in Springfield (10/11/2014), MO. Jeff totaled 2,419lbs by way of 1,003lbs Squat, 710lbs Bench, 705lbs Deadlift. His 2,419 total will place him 3rd on the current singleply rankings!

Kimberly Walford 1,181 @148!!

Kim had an outstanding performance at the IPF/PA Pacific Challenge! She broke USAPL Amercian records, smashed IPF world records and by the end of the day she broke one of the most impressive records of all, Taylar Stallings' All Time WR of 1,179 at 148! Kimberly squatted an IPF world record 410, benched 242 and then pulled an IPF world record and an All Time record tying 529 to amass a total of 1,181 pounds! Truly one of the worlds greatest lifters!

Derek Kendall 2,226 No wraps!

Derek competed as a super heavy weight today at a USPF meet.
He totaled 2226lbs with no wraps. 881 squat, 606 bench and 738 deadlift.
His 2226 will give him the number one spot on the current raw rankings!

James Hickey Training Session

WDFPF Champion James Hickey from Ireland trains dumbbell rows as assistance for his 340 kg (750 lbs) raw deadlift. Here he is doing 105 kgs (231 lbs) x 15 reps.

Pappillion Calls Out Pacifico

Apparently words were exchanged between the two, and now Chris Papillion is calling out Multiply Star Jimmie Pacifico to a singleply or raw contest hopefully to be set at either Chris Smith's meet in Ohio May, 2015 or Brandon Lilly's USPA meet in Kentucky in May as well.

SPF Masters 40-44 220LB National Record Total broken at Arkansas State Championships

Dan Brooks from Cabot, AR 41yrs 219LB competing at the SPF Arkansas State Championships at the Proving Ground Gym in Russellville, AR 10/04/14, broke the SPF Masters 1 (40-44) National Record for total with 1590LBS. He hit a 585LB squat, 380LB bench, and pulled a 625LB deadlift. Dan went 8 for 8, also posted and Elite total and won 1st place.


This was a great session of bench between DAVID THE BEAST DOUGLAS M TOWN MONSTA AND LEROY THE MACHINE WALKER!!! All in an attemp for David to rehab and full restore a great bench and The Machine to get mentally and physically ready for the big RELENTLESS DETROIT MEET NOV 7&8

Newcomer: Dr. Paul Buschman

Dr. Paul Buschman, 37, of Mena, Arkansas competed in his first meet on October 4th, the SPF Arkansas State Championship in Russellville, Arkansas. He finished second in the men's open superheavyweight division with a 1625 pound total with a 650 squat, 350 bench press, and 625 deadlift. Dr. Buschman is an internal medicine physician who was a NCAA Division I track and field athlete but had not trained since the end of his collegiate eligibility prior to starting weight training again only 14 months before his first meet. He plans to compete again in January.