LaKesha Manning Lexen RPS Meet

Here is Lakesha Manning's RPS Meet footage. She was in the 123 lb Raw Classic class. LaKesha went 300/165/400 for an 865 pound total!
The total is good for 3rd in the current rankings, and her 400dl is good for second. She passed out after her second attempt squat and passed on a third attempt.

Henry Thomason 308 - getting ready for the XPC Arnold Powerlifting Classic Qualifier 2014 - Plano Texas 9/6/14

Henry Thomason getting ready for the XPC Arnold Powerlifting Classic Qualifier 2014 - Plano Texas 9/6/14


Henry Thomason - XPC Powerlifting Bench Press Training 8/23/14 -2w out
http://youtu.be/KQqS5LFygao?list=UUtgVC1z0MTiYxk6pjOtRI3Q

Henry Thomason - XPC Powerlifting Bench & Deadlift Training 8/20/14
http://youtu.be/GFuCf6ebYE8?list=UUtgVC1z0MTiYxk6pjOtRI3Q

Henry Thomason XPC Powerlifting Squat Training (735 -1300 lbs.) - 8/17/14
http://youtu.be/0SZ8ejLptzc?list=UUtgVC1z0MTiYxk6pjOtRI3Q

Gracie V Signs Deal with Unbreakable Gear

August 23, 2014 Pro Womens Powerlifter Gracie V out of San Diego, Ca signed a deal with Unbreakable Gear to become their Newest Sponsored Athlete!

Jon Marshall owner of Unbreakable Gear says he was looking for that Franchise player to take his company to the Next Level! "I believe Gracie lives the Unbreakable lifestyle. She has had major set backs in her life and has come out on top! She is a true Champion on and off the platform! I am very proud to have her on Unbreakable Team"

Unbreakable Gear Sponsored Athlete "Big Hud" training for Olympia

Team Unbreakble Gear has 2 Athletes getting ready for the 2014 Olympia Pro Powerlifting Meet!

Here is Our Pro Bencher "Big Hud" Chuck Hudson training up to 765!!! We are 3 training weeks away!!!

Check out Chucks Sponsor Unbreakable Gear for all your Apparel, Lifting Gear, and Supplements at www.unbreakablegear.com

Adam Mamola benches 725 (329Kg) lbs @ 205 (93Kg)!

From Ryan Carrillo- Adam Mamola benches 725 lbs (329Kg) @ 205 (93Kg) body weight. This beats the current record of 674 by 51 pounds. Adam has held two world records simultaneously in two different weight classes. Check out the footage!

Metabolic Doc Forum Question

Here is whats going on at the Metabolic Doc forum:

Hi Doc,

What are your thoughts on resting heart rate as an indicator for heart health? Lately mine has been consistently in the ballpark of 80-90 (usually mid 80's) but this is in the evenings.

Thanks,

2014 USAPL BENCH NATIONALS- Live!

Check out the (2014 USAPL BENCH NATIONALS- Live!)
August 23 & 24th 2014 at the El Tropicano Riverwalk Hotel San Antonio, TX
Lifting starts 9am local time both days (roster and flight info)

Hercules Gym Brings It to the Westside Pro Invitational

3 members of Hercules Gym in Syracuse, NY competed at this year's Westside Pro Invitational (Equipped Open only). All 3 made it to the winning podium! We had two lifters in the male 181 weight class. Mark Van Alstyne took third place with 705-510-560-1775, still bringing amazing numbers to the Open class as a Master. Our hands down, star of the day, Marcus Morris took first place with an absolutely amazing performance. Marcus PRed every lift and raised his best meet total by almost 300 lbs with 805-575-600-1980. And our third lifter was Rheta West from the female 148 weight class. She regained her all time World Record squat with a 675 squat on a fourth attempt. Her meet results were 635-375-515-1525.

Gunda Fiona Sommer-von Bachhaus set a new IPF World Record in Benchpress with 175 kg @ 63 kg class

At the recent IPF / EPF European Benchpress Championships Gunda Fiona Sommer-von Bachhaus from Germany set a new World Record @ 63 kg class / 138 lbs. With an incredible Benchpress of 175 kg / 385 lbs. she improved the old Record by 7,5 kg (16,5 lbs). Her Opener of 170 kg / 375 lbs. was already a new World Record. With 189,63 Wilkspoints she also set the best Benchpress by a Woman of All Time at the IPF with single ply Equipment, 1,5 hour weigh-in and drug tested.

City of Palm Coast and the Flagler Beaches Senior Games - Powerlifting

Come register for our first Senior Games. On September 20, 2014 we will host the Powerlifting portion of the events at Matanzas High School located on 3535 Old Kings Rd. N., Palm Coast Fl. The fees will be $15 a person and the event will start at 9:30am.

INCREDIBLE performances at the recent Westside Pro Invitational!

From Michael Soong-
There were some MIND-BOGGLING performances at the recent Westside Pro Invitational!!!!!
Check out who made the list below.

Gracie V 1200 lb Total @ Westside Pro Invitational 2014

Gracie V of San Diego Barbell totals 1200 lbs at 146 lbs bw via 415 squat, 315 Bench and 470 deadlift. Thanks to coach Dave Hoff and Sponsors Inzer Advance Designs, Species Nutrition, Thompson Fat Pad, Chiropractic Life Center in Encinitas, California and Bolder Band Headbands. Next up, Women's Pro Am November 2014 Sacramento, CA. Here is the footage of her lifts.

Ian "The Viking" Soderqvist Training Footage

Training out of IronHorse Powerlifting gym in Corpus Christi TX Ian Soderqvist is shown here training his best lift. (near 800 pull in competition). Ian is a student of the game and works on technique as much as actual training. At age 26, he has a long career ahead of him.

"Simple movement with heavy weight. Max deadlift from a 3" deficit; 625 for a set of 3( used100lb plates). Strive for perfect technique every time with every lift to protect yourself from injury. Mine is a little off but staying tight all around helps keep the lower back locked in.

ANNA MCCLOSKEY AT THE WESTSIDE PRO-AM SPONSORED BY ROGUE

ANNA MCCLOSKEY COMPETED SATURDAY 8/16/14 AT THE WESTSIDE PRO-AM SPONSORED BY ROGUE FITNESS AT YORK BARBELL, YORK PA. SHE COMPETED IN THE 181 LB CLASS AT 21 YRS OLD. HER LIFTS: SQUAT-600(TIED FOR #2 ON PLWATCH CURENT WOMEN AND #12 ALL-TIME)BENCH PRESS-325(#4)AND DL-480 (TIED FOR #1) AND TOT-1405 (#2). SHE WOULD LIKE TO THANK HER AWESOME SUPPORTERS GOMETAL.COM,

THE IRON ADDICT CHALLENGE 505LBS ON INCLINE CALL OUT

THE IRON ADDICT CHALLENGE 505lbs ON INCLINE CALL …:
CALLING OUT: Brandon Lilly, Kali Muscle, Mark Bell, Big Rob Did It,
Da Hulk David "THE BEAST" Douglas