Footage from the 2015 THSPA/THSWPA San Marcos Highschool meet.
"We had just the girls going to South Side HS to compete to qualify for regionals. They all worked extremely hard. A majority of them advanced to regionals. We are very proud of them all."
"Decided last second to compete at an SPF meet in Lexington, KY hosted by Iron Mafia. Didn't cut weight, weighed in at 232.8 and hit an all time PR of 830 in wraps. Totaled 2000@242 Raw w/wraps with a 460 Bench and 710lb deadlift opener."
This years Team Championships where held at The Pit in Hamrun which saw 24 athletes who took part in 8 teams. 4 individual lifters also participated making a total of 28 athletes.
First place was awarded to Heavy Lightweights. This was there 3rd consecutive time they won this event.The lifters were Charles Degiorgio, Justin Said and Evan Xerri. Second place was awarded to Iron Gladiators with Kris Mintoff, Wayne Gregoraci and Cleaven Cutajar respectively. Third place was awarded to Heavy Metal with Mario Mifsud, Adrian Cauchi and Matteo Aquilina.
"USA's Kimberly Walford, the Best Female Raw Powerlifter 2014,
trains heavy triples across the lifts and her assistance exercises, as she prepares for the Arnold Sports Festival."
Rick Marrama just competed in a WABDL meet on Feb 7 2015 and benched 777lbs at body weight 235 in a single ply shirt. His were attempts were 720, 749, 777, all good lifts Rick did try a 4th with 800 with no success but did give it a good ride!
Watch 15 yr old teen sensation Maryanna as she trains for the 2015 XPC Bench Press Freak Show!
She has been in the limelight around the world since she was a pre-teen and we have tv footage of one of her recent interviews on Russian television!
Spread the word! UPA Women's Powerlifting National Championship April 19, 2015 at the Grand River Center - Exhibit Hall B in Dubuque, IA. You want to prove your the strongest Woman Powerlifter in America - then come prove it! Lift in the Largest Women's National Powerlifting meet ever held in the USA! Get your entry form at www.UPAPower.com.
METAL and IPF have signed the co-operation contract for next four years. The contract includes the singlets, belts, knee sleeves and wrist wraps. *All IPF approved METAL squat suits, bench shirts, deadlift suits and knee wraps are approved until the end of the year 2015.* We (METAL) have been thinking a lot, what we do with IPF, because Classic Powerlifting (RAW) is coming up in the IPF and we think this is a good thing and we want to support it.
In this episode of "On the Other Side" Animal veteran athlete and power bodybuilder Big Al Fortney marvels at the lifting prowess of Canadian powerlifting phenom Kade "Pale Ride" Weber. Pitted against his mentor and training partner--fellow Animal athlete Jay Nera, Kade manages to deadlift 700 lb for an inhuman number of reps... Just another day at The Cage.
THIS IS A FRIENDLY REMINDER THAT THE N.A.S.A. COLORADO STATE MEET IS COMING UP FEBRUARY 28TH!
MEET WILL START AT 10:00 a.m. ON THE 28TH. LIFTERS MEETING WILL START AT 9:00 a.m.
EARLY WEIGH-IN FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 27TH, 7:00-8:00 p.m.
SATURDAY WEIGH-IN 8:00-9:00 a.m.
Orlando Barbell's April Harper and EliteFTS Teammate Casey Williams on Day 2:" April Harper is without a doubt my star M2 Method pupil. She began following the program years ago, tried other programs, and returned to continue to make incredible gains on the M2 Method.
At only 17 yrs old Dane lifted at RUM 8 against some of the nations best 165 pound lifters. Currently the 165 pound class is a hot bed of elite lifters that hasn't been seen for many years! Dane is able to hang with the best of them! He squatted an amazing 600 pounds w/ wraps that ranks him at number 3! His total of 1,537 puts him at #6, a great feat for anyone let alone a 17 yr old!
This is Liam Sunday Feb 1st , Liam weighs 160 lbs and is 14 years old ( 15 end of May). Note one of his training partners spotting him Big Kelly Branton. Look for Kelly at the Arnold Classic and IPF Raw world's in Finland coming up. Liam plays for the Essex Ravens football organization as well as his high school team. Getting him to keep his butt down a bit more is work in progress on these max sets.
Who doesn't want a bigger bench press? To add more pounds, you obviously need to get stronger. But at the same time, using the right technique can go a long, long way. The right technique starts with the right "setup." In this instructional video, World Record holding powerlifter Dan "BOSS" Green will show you how to setup the bench properly for achieving a bigger bench.
The WPC/APF website has been down for the past week for a complete and much needed overhaul. The site is now back up again, much improved, and is ready to serve the federation moving forward.
Check it out and see what you think!