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)

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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!


Jessica Springer totals 1445 at the Women’s Pro Am in Cincinnati

Fri, 04/19/2019 - 17:00 -- admin
powerlifting springerj46 Here are my lifts from this weekend’s Women’s Pro Am in Cincinnati from Sunday. • Squat- 500 / 535 / 550 (my previous meet best was 418 in sleeves) • Bench- 325 / 340 / 350- 35 lb PR since my meet in December • Deadlift - 475 / 505/ 545 - 38 lb PR since December and first time pulling sumo in a meet 9/9, PRs in every lift, and PR total of 1,445


Blanca Villoch pulling 505lbs at 144lbs for the overall win!

Tue, 04/16/2019 - 23:40 -- admin
powerlifting blanca_villoch My 505lb. deadlift at 144lbs. bw that sealed my 1220 total for the overall win at the APF Cincinnati Women’s Pro/Am . . Somehow within the last year, deadlift became my strongest and most consistent lift. If you’ve followed my journey prior to that, you know how great this feels. Amazing what you can accomplish when you focus on technique & your body’s leverages. I’m excited to keep improving this lift in my offseason! Crazy to think that just two years ago, i pulled 405 for the first time. Hello 500!


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