John Inzer's Historical 780 Deadlift at 165!

Mon, 04/20/2020 - 22:09 -- admin
One of the most influential lifters in the history of powerlifting! John Inzer brought the bench shirt into main stream powerlifting and sponsored some of the biggest meets as well! Inzer Advance Designs is one of the most successful powerlifting gear manufacturers in history, on top of that John himself was a world class lifter and all time world record holder. As you will see in this video, his 780 deadlift practically looked like an opener!
Josef Eriksson brings this classic footage via Youtube


Hideaki Inaba Classic Footage

Mon, 04/13/2020 - 01:11 -- admin
Hideaki Inaba one of the greatest lifters of all time won the IPF worlds a record 17 times and many IPF Masters titles as well. Here he is shown squatting 529 lbs at 114! He is also shown pulling 507. He was the very first lifter to squat 4 times bodyweight by doing a 462 at 114 in the 1970's and maintained his strength well in to his 50's squatting and pulling over 500 lbs at that diminutive body weight!


Larry Wheels pulling 725 for 12!

Sat, 04/04/2020 - 20:43 -- admin
Watch Larry pull 725 for 12 reps! Larry has set many records in powerlifting and recently did a 2370 total which was .1 of a lb higher than the existing world record held be Eric Lilliebridge at 2369.9. It did not count as a world record due to the fact that a record must be broken by 1 lb or .5 kg to officially break the record. A rule in every federation since the beginning of powerlifting. Never the less, he seems very capable of hitting possibly 2,400!


400 Rep Bench Press Challenge Kole Carter 58 Years old Powerlifting 425 Reps less than 1 hour

Sat, 04/04/2020 - 20:31 -- admin
For those out there who can still bench during the current "Apocalypse" , watch this and see if you can! Or wait til the next "Apocalypse"!

"Julius challenged me to do 135x200 and 225x200 in less than an hour and 20 minutes. I did the 400 plus an extra set of 25x225 in less than an hour. Great challenge. Full reps no half rep crap. If you try this you have to extend your arms to lockout or near lockout."


1982 IPF Worlds Footage!!

Thu, 04/02/2020 - 21:51 -- admin
Once again posted by Josef Eriksson! Check out this classic footage while many of us are stuck at home during this chaotic mess!

The world champions that year:
52 kg / 114 Lbs: Hideaki Inaba - Japan
56 kg / 123 Lbs: Lamar Gant - USA
60 kg / 132 Lbs: Kullervo Lampela - Finland
67,5 kg / 148 Lbs: Stefan Nentis - Sweden
75 kg / 165 Lbs: Rickey Dale Crain - USA
82,5 kg / 181 Lbs: Mike Bridges - USA
90 kg / 198 Lbs: Walter Thomas - USA
100 kg / 220 Lbs: Kenneth Mattsson - Sweden


IPF Breaking News- Classic Worlds Postponed

Mon, 03/30/2020 - 17:29 -- admin
From the IPF Facebook Page
BREAKING NEWS

Dear lifters, officials and friends over the World
The IPF Executive committee has decided to postpone the World Classic Powerlifting Championships in agreement with the organizer from Belarus. I want to thank the organizer that they agreed with this and with our new date we proposed them. The new date will be from 24.09 to 04.10.2020


Barbell Alternatives "At Home Training"

Fri, 03/27/2020 - 22:06 -- admin
Lacking enough plates at home but have access to bands? Some good advice from GaglioneStrength!

"Best Barbell alternatives with Bands At Home Banded exercise for powerlifting Best powerlifting Exercises with no equipment Best Powerlifting substitute without a barbell Part of Coach Gaglione solution to at home workouts You can gain strength and size inside! Use this link below to purchaser the ultimate at home workout training program that requires ZERO equipment ! https://page.gaglionestrength.com/str...


Titan Support Systems Making Face Masks To Fight Coronavirus!

Thu, 03/26/2020 - 21:37 -- admin
Titan Support Systems Proves to be more than a gear manufacturer, they are a powerlifting manufacturer and a community supporter!

Posted on Caller Times:

South Texas powerlifting manufacturer shifts to making face masks to fight coronavirus

A South Texas powerlifting gear manufacturer is shifting its focus to an entirely different product: face masks.


Austen Horton Still Powering Through!

Sun, 03/22/2020 - 13:36 -- admin
As many of us are unable to make it to the gyms due to quarantines and gym closures during this pandemic, some of us are prepared for the worst.... preppers had their supply's ready and many lifters had their home gyms! Here we have Austen Horton training on this quiet Sunday, grinding away at the metal sounds of music and Iron!

A beautiful Sunday! Top triple on deadlift bar 625 Top triple over load on stiff bar 690

9wks out deload next week.
Gear and apparel @ironrebel check out the link in my bio and use AustenH10 for a discount


Anthony Clark Classic Footage!

Fri, 03/20/2020 - 19:47 -- admin
Recently posted by Josef Eriksson on his YouTube, Anthony Clark is shown in some of his most memorable results! Anthony was an incredible force in his day and set many all time records including becoming the first teenager to bench over 600 lbs. He actually squatted 1,100 pounds before anyone else but he retracted that performance later. Till this day his reverse grip bench press of 780 to my knowledge, has yet to be broken. He actually made the first 800 bench as well but was controversial due to the lock out.


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