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.

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.

Powerlifting Watch adds Rankings by Formula!

Starting in 2015 Powerlifitng Watch will offer a rankings list by formula. Going forward Dave will start adding bodyweights listed on the meet results. He will use the widely known WILKS formula. If you are a subscriber to the yearly lifter rankings list there will be no additional costs, just a different way of looking at the rankings by Wilks points vs weight classes.

BEAST: 405lbs for 6 reps 7 weeks after bicep surgery

BENCH DAY MetroFlex LBC -Old School Hard Core Gym w/ Leroy "The Machine" Walker & Jamar Randolph. "Like I said before, Im coming off surgery and getting back into my zone. The hardest sessions are the first couple or the first couple back, but once you push through the craving is there like it never left!

Mark "Chainman" Ferris Breaks The All Time Over 50 Record

51 year old Mark Ferris entered Donnie Thompson's IPA "The Big South Powerlifting Contest" on October 11th with the intention of topping the Best of Best Masters 242 class total "NO WRAPS. This is the first time in ten years that Mark has competed without wraps. "Chainman" has been in this sport a long time and in his own words, "probably too long"... He did this meet on a whim and it was more of a mental challenge considering he's short a ACL and his left shoulder is well overdue for rotator cuff surgery. He bested the top master's total with a 1,770 on his second pull. Instead of padding the total he went for the big pr pull on his third, "which turned into a little pull"!

Mark Bell's PowerCast #59 "AKA Kim Valentine" - Guest Kim Tran | SuperTraining.TV

One hundred and five pound powerlifting marvel, Kim Tran (known to social networks all the way back to MySpace as "Kim Valentine") drops in to talk about her drive to be a top powerlifter, what she learned from training with Mike Tuchscherer, and the mystery behind the increasing number of Asian powerlifters. We also cover how to look the most jacked in group photos, the miracle of spandex, and the wild world of the Folsom Street Fair.

Kevin Robinson National Performance

Kevin Robinson competed Sunday in NASA's Unequipped Nationals in Springfield, Ohio He lifted in the 308 lbs weight class Open and Masters 1. On a 4th attempt, he hit 490 lbs in the bench press. In the deadlift, he hit 584 on his third attempt and miss 600 lbs on his 4th attempt.

Zahir Khudayarov 947 x 2 !!!

Zahir Khudayarov 430kg x 2 - training for GPA Worlds 2014 "Sydney"
As Zahir prepares for the GPA worlds and a collision course with the All Time World Records, he is shown here with a training squat at an incredible 947 pounds! Is he going 242?

Relentless Detroit: 10 yr old Hunter Luyando

Here is a video of Hunter Luyando (son of Rob Luyando) a week after his 10th birthday pulling 200 lbs raw to raise money for Relentless Detroit. This took place at Matt & Julia Ladewski's Deadlift for Hope 2 charity event in Munster Indiana this past Saturday raising money for Relentless Detroit.

SPF Gaglione Strength Christmas Clash for Cash

Very excited to announce our next meet will be our first MONEY MEET! Cash prizes for the top competitors by body weight formula! All details are below !

$800 in prize money up for grabs!

CASH PRIZES for Best Male & Female Lifter by Formula
$250 for Overall Winners!
$100 for 2nd
$50 for 3rd