Here's the live stream link for the 2014 Olympia.
Broadcasting from 10-5pm Pacific time on Friday and Saturday, Sept 19-20 from the Las Vegas Convention Center! (Live stream link for the 2014 Olympia!)
Watch the best single ply powerlifters battle to see who is this years 2014 Olympia Powerlifting Champion.
Dominick Matrana just pulled 881lbs for the WIN at the Olympia!
Dominick is quickly rising up the ranks going from a previous 843 to a number one ranking of 881!
Young phenom Jesse Norris pulls one of histories biggest deadlifts at 198!
He is now in league with Coan (859), Anello (821), Thomas (821), Baylayev (870) and Kumpuniemi (823) who pulled in the 800's without gear!
Watch his footage:
"451 lbs!! 66 lb PR at this bodyweight (139). Extremely happy with this! Thank you everyone for all the virtual slaps! And to @unbreakablegear and @supers2o for the real ones! It was extremely competitive this year and @manainside was checking Wilks formulas the whole time for us in Hawaii! How exciting! This is what this sport is all about! I fucking love it! "~
Michael Bales competed at 275 and benched 520 raw in the at the
SPF Iron Mayhem Classic on Sept 6, 2014.
This lift cracks the top 20 at 18th in the current US rankings!
84 year-old Joseph Stockinger (Alberta, CAN) pulling 195kg/429.9 lbs at a bodyweight of 67.5kg/148#. Joe accomplished this lift while competing in last weekend's 100% RAW Canadian National held in Calgary, AB. This lift was a new Master's 80+ World Record (a mark which he plans on breaking at 100% RAW's World Championships later this year.
IPC Powerlifting has announced the host cities for three major regional Championships which will take place in 2015 and will act as major stepping stones on the road to the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games.
The first regional Championships of the year will be the first ever Americas Open Championships which will be staged in Guadalajara, Mexico, between 25-29 April. It will serve as a qualifying event for August's Toronto 2015 Parapan American Games.
Kim "Valentine" Tran is looking to compete sometime soon although she has not yet said where. When she does, it will be an slaughter of the record books! She intends to lift at 105 and in this footage she squats 295 bench 175 for 4 and pulls 350!!! She is without a doubt over 800 at 105!
Peace Be With You Iron Brothers & Sisters. The Raw Unity Season is upon us! Entry forms will be released on Monday, November 3rd. They will be due (in hand) on Monday, November 24th. The full power meet will feature a roster of 60 lifters for Day 1 and 60 lifters for Day 2. Day 1 (knee sleeves) and Day 2 (knee wraps) will work just like last year. Day 1 will go on Saturday and Day 2 will go on Sunday.
Competing on Sept 13th, Bradley McKlure benched a huge 468 raw lift to
further extend his lead on the current 181 raw rankings!
From PTC- Ed Coan made a huge impact on a young kid today. Its one thing to have the greatest powerlifter ever hanging around at your home, your gym or even having lunch with him, but its another to have him deadlift with you during your first sumo session. Max has decided to switch to sumo after ProRawSix, and Ed was right there helping out.
Henry Thomason 308 - Raw Squat Training (650 - 800 lbs.) w/ Wraps
using the Triumph Multi-Color Singlet and Gold Wraps
The best and most efficient way to build strength is a highly debated subject. In all honesty, there really is not a best way, just the best way that works for you. Look at articles online, you will find hundreds of ways to get stronger. You see plenty of people with a variety of methods and a philosophy towards training.
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Team Gaglione Strength's Mark Greenstein finally broke the 1900 barrier this past weekend at the RPS World Championships in Newark NJ. Mark squatted 730, Bench Pressed 475 (just missed 490) and deadlifted 695 to total 1900 at 220! He won Best lifter and this total puts him 10 ten in the national rankings! Mark will be now focusing on training for Raw Unity! Congrats on a great day!
In this series of videos Chris Duffin and Dr. Philip Snell discuss what to focus on to mediate back pain issues and avoid further damage when powerlifting with lumbar disc issues. This information can also be of importance to all powerlifters as the advice will also help prevent disc issues from developing in the first place using these methodologies.