NEW IPF Single Lift Raw Bench Records!

Mon, 05/20/2019 - 22:51 -- admin
As the IPF holds its annual Classic Bench Worlds, here are some of the world records that have been posted so far. 1} 47kg class 103.0 kg (227 lbs) by Naoko Kobayashi 2} 57kg class 121.0 kg (266 lbs) by Aleksandra Osina 3} 59kg class 175.5 kg (386 lbs) by Abdulkarim Karaman 4) 66kg class 221.0 kg (487 lbs) by Eddie Berglund 5} 74kg class 225.0 kg (496 lbs) by Daiki Kodama 6} 83kg class 216.5 kg (477 lbs) by Yusuke Suzuki


Tristen Breen breaks 3 junior national APF records!

Mon, 05/13/2019 - 13:00 -- admin
powerlifting Tristen Breen- "Today I broke 3 junior national Apf records in my 1st ever multi ply meet and my third meet total. Some things went exceedingly well, others left some to be desired. ************************************* Squat: 803/832(record)/854(record) Bench: 573(record)/600(record) Deadlift:606/ missed 648 twice Total:2057 record.


Rise of Women's Powerlifting

Mon, 05/06/2019 - 22:48 -- admin
In 1973 Jan Todd began her illustrious career. She became the first woman to deadlift over 400 pounds, squat over 400 pounds, total 1000, 1100 and total over 1200! She was the first female powerlifting superstar. During that time another great was Ann Turbyne Andrews. She was a shot put sensation who burst on the scene in the late 1970s, winning the 1980 IPF Wolrds with a 451 squat 253 bench at 468 deadlift! She retired shortly after but made her mark on the powerlifting world. Then a new chapter in women's lifting began with the emergence of Bev Francis!


Please this little boy is fighting for his life!

Sun, 05/05/2019 - 20:52 -- admin
powerlifting jaffestrength We are all fighting for PRs. This little boy is fighting for his life. Let’s all fight for him. His father is tagged below and has a GoFundme set up to help cover medical costs. Take a minute out of your day, to help help someone live another day. #begood #repost @thebattleaxegym ・・・ Long Post Alert


CONGRATULATIONS to Bryan Hartsel, Bianca Hernandez, Athena Waldstein & Kiersten Scurlock!!!!!

Sun, 05/05/2019 - 09:07 -- admin

powerlifting CONGRATULATIONS to EVERYONE who made the "All Time Top-20 Rankings!!!!!"
See your actual listing below.

SHW (308+ Pound/ 140+ Kilogram) Men’s Weight Division -- Deadlift
Deadlift X-Bwt Male Lifter/ Nationality/ YOB/ Date/ Actual Weight/ Exact Bodyweight/ Location/ Federation
14. 903.9 (410.0) *2.40X Bryan Hartsel (US/88) 1/26/19 (410.0 kg. @ 170.8 kg.) (Springfield, Illinois) (NSM)

Page 31 of the “Rankings” document.



Bench Tip of the Day!

Tue, 04/30/2019 - 11:13 -- admin
powerlifting by Bill Gillespie Bench Tip of the Day! How much weight should cut for a contest? That isn't really the question you should be asking. Instead you should be asking, How much weight can I put back on from weigh ins to the time to compete. If you have a two hour weight you might be able to cut a lot and make weight but your body is shot for the competition because you can't get the fluids back in you fast enough. If you have a 24 hour weigh in then you can put a lot of weight back on. I personally


Dave Hoff bench's 1015 (461kg) !

Tue, 04/30/2019 - 10:56 -- admin
powerlifting mr.3k14 Today was a good day. Benched my Opener of 1,015lbs. Which was a long time PR for me. Took 1,050lbs on my last attempt close miss. I am truly grateful for the team i have around me. I couldn't do the things i do with out them. The Future is Bright. #WPO2019 #WestsideBarbell #WestsideVsTheWorld #WorldPowerliftingOrganization #WPO #MyWPO Here is Another Angle of my 1,015lb (461KG) bench press from this weekend. Video courtesy of the Queen of power herself @queenbeepower. I think I've got the wheels turning on the old bench press again.


Kody Blazek VS Rostislav Petkov

Sun, 04/28/2019 - 10:37 -- admin
2018 US Open Champ and ATWR at 165 Petkov came into the US Open to repeat as winner this time at 181. However, Kody Blazek had other plans! The squats began with Petkov taking the early lead with 727 to Blazek's 722. During the bench things flip flopped as Blazek hit 462 to Petkov's 435. When it came down to the deadlift Petkov made his 705 deadlift and Blazek missed his 738 opener due to what appeared to not have been fully locked at the top. 2nd attempts once again a flip flop occurred with this time Petkov having an issue with his pull of 749. He made it easily but lost balance at the top.


Yury Belkin 1,045 KG/ 2303.8 LB Total at 242!

Sun, 04/28/2019 - 10:02 -- admin
Great lifting at the US Open as expected, and Yury was in the zone to set amazing records! Coming at a light 227.9 Yury began his day with ATWR classic (wrapped) squat of 914.9 lb squat! He pressed a solid 507 to secure a 1,421.9 subtotal. This set him for 2300+ total which he made with an impressive 881! 2,303.8 was the end result!


Ellen Stein pulls 440 lbs-5 lb meet PR!

Wed, 04/24/2019 - 09:33 -- admin
powerlifting Check out Ellen Stein's 3rd attempt DL 440 lbs-5 lb PR!


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