Somebody is stealing the FREE Nextlifter software and trying to sell it.

Thanks to Blaine Sumner for giving me a heads ups. It seems somebody copied the FREE barload software from my website, claimed that he wrote it and is trying to sell it.

"Joe - hopefully you know this guy. If not, looks like someone is claiming your bar loaded macro, claiming it as their own, and trying to make $$$ off it. Just a heads up."

USAPL Georgia Spring Open- roster/flight breakdown

The roster/flight breakdown has been posted for the USAPL Georgia Spring Open, sponsored by Bigger than Gods Apparel. The meet will be in Savannah, GA on April 5. There are 70 lifters signed up and not short on talent. Ann Leverett and Mike Mastrean headline the equipped lifters while Vanessa Gale and John Rivas headline the raw lifters. Read more below.

elitefts™ A Gearwhore’s Guide to the Galaxy

A Gearwhore’s Guide to the Galaxy by Marshall Johnson- I take pride in hitting deep, no-questions-about-it squats. I take even more pride in those squats if they are in multi-ply gear. For quite a while, I have wanted to write an article in order to share with elitefts™ readers how I break in a new squat suit and hit depth with lighter weights. Read more ( Gearwhore’s Guide )

855lbs raw squat with wraps Ernie Lilliebridge SR

Footage of Ernie SR in training...

"855lb RAW w/wraps squat! 42 yrs old, 304lbs body weight! 4 mos. after knee surgery,
things are starting to click! You can run,
but you can't hide 900lbs.......I'm coming for you!!

Dan Kyser And Adam Lovell At XPC

Dan Kyser in the 220 Class totaled 1950 Raw via PR's in every lift: Squat 770, Bench 410 and deadlift 770

As a super heavy weight Adam Lovell skipped the 1700's completely and totaled raw 1835 via 705 squat, 500 Raw Bench Press, 630 Deadlift

Here are the videos:

Josh Bryant: "Dr Tom Deebel 595 X 2 Reps Deadlift" - 50 Years Old

Dr Tom Deebel pulls 595 X 2 Reps

in the Deadlift at 198 pounds and 50yrs old!


Preview of upcoming liftoff @ Muscle beach

MTM & Leroy Walker Presents "DA Hulk Who" 605 4X 650 1X on the incline press

Chris Ramos aka Torta breaks into Top 5 total (all time), and Top 5 Squats (all time, wrapped) @ 198lb

Chris recently competed at the SPF March Madness Sacramento meet and finished the day with a win as best lifter and broke into the top 5 squat and total categories!
His lifts were 705lb Squat (wraps), bench 402, and deadlift 661 for a 1768 total.

Here is some footage of his lifts:

Travis McKinney 775 and 805 Squat at 200lbs and 19 years old.

Very first time ever using a two ply suit. First time ever training in a monolift. No briefs, 2m knee wraps. Worked up to 735 without wraps, then hit 775 and 805. Weighing 200lbs, and turned 19 back in February. Depth is questionable, but not too high either. Travis is hoping to total 2100+ multiply at 198 in 2014.

Kristos Papanotis totals 632.5Kg (1394) @ 67.5Kg (148)

19 year old Kristos Papanotis (67.5 / 148) recently competed at the GPC SA states and finished the day with a 632.5Kg (1394 with wraps) total. He squatted 245Kg (540), benched 122.5Kg (270) and deadlifted 265Kg (584). Check out the footage of his lifts.

RTS to begin "Classroom" this week

Mike Tuchscherer and Reactive Training Systems (RTS) have begun a new initiative called RTS Classroom, which will consist of twice-monthly classes designed to explore strength training topics in depth. The first series will cover how to design training programs at a detailed level (starts March 26th). According to the Calendar , this will be a 10 lesson series that includes topics on various periodization schemes and even long term planning. Click here for more information about RTS Classroom.

Christian Dunn, (younger brother of Jordan Dunn-current 2x IPF Jr World Champ)

OCS freshman Iron Eagle, Christian Dunn set new all divisions 1A-5A records in the squat and overall total lifts
on his way to a State Championship title in the 165 lb class while competing in the LHSAA/LHSPLA state Powerlifting championship held at West Monroe High School Thursday , March 20th.

New Comer: Mel Zupec RPS Raw Regalia

This was Mel's first meet ever. She lifted in the Junior Division (22 years old) Raw belt only.
She hit a 215 squat, missed 240lbs on an up and down call, 150lb bench press, and a 270lb Raw Deadlift for a 635lb total at 130lbs

RUM VIII Qualifying Totals

OK folks the long awaited qualifying totals for RUM VII are now available.
The major change will be seen in the women's divisions. Almost all the totals have been updated there.
The women have really shown a huge increase in over all performance. The men's light weights have also been changed.

Tee Cummins 700x2 Squat and Christian Anto 605@181

"Worked up to 700 for a double today.

Going no wraps beginning next week for the next 5-6 weeks.

Christian hit a big 55lb pr today with 605."