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Powerlifting

Powerlifting

Powerlifting Events

Powerlifting consists of 3 events, the squat, deadlift and bench press. There are also push pull only events, where the squat is absent from competition. Also, strict curling has made an appearance in some federation … Read more

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Strength Training

The K.I.S.S. Method for Strength Training

This is my personal approach to strength training. K.I.S.S. stands for Keep It Simple Stupid!

You want a bigger squat, bench, deadlift, and overhead press? Then why do you do all these other useless movements as your main focus? Curling 90 lbs… Read more

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Strength Training

Competing In Powerlifting: Priceless Experiences

“The bar is loaded (TBIL)”, shouts the head judge, as I approach the platform with nothing but extreme focus and determination, with my knees suffocated from the wraps.  The squat command was given, and it seemed like an eternity until… Read more

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Strength Training

Overcoming Your Sticking Points: A Powerlifter’s Guide to Obtaining their One Rep Max

I walked up to the squat rack, I loaded the bar on my back, it felt heavy so I wimped it out. I couldn’t stabilize myself, and I was shaking. When I went down I felt scared. I hesitated halfway through and got buried…

I set my self down on the bench… Read more

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Strength Training

Smash F’ing Weights: How to get Ready for One Rep Max Lift

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Smash F’ing Weights

When going to attempt a 1 rep max lift, there are several things you must consider before doing so:

  • Did I sleep well enough this week?
  • Did I eat enough food today?
  • Am I still feel really sore…did I train too hard last
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Strength Training

Hit Those Hamstrings Hard

Hit those Hamstrings Hard!

Sick of waiting in line and relying on machines to hit your hamstrings? Fret no more. Here are my top 5 favorite exercises for the hamstrings. Leave those reverse curls for the girls.

1. Hang Romanian Deficit DeadliftsRead more

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Competitions

A Call Out to All Lifters to Fill the Raw Unity Roster

A note from Eric Talmant of Raw Unity Powerlifting, received 11/04/2009:

Hello Everyone.

I am writing to say that we have 5 spots available in the female division, 6 spots available in the heavyweight division, and 8 spots available in the bench… Read more

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