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Old School Strength Training

Powerlifting: How It All Started

Powerlifting: How It All Started

by Peary Rader (1983)

Part One

There has been a great deal of confusion relating to this sport of powerlifting. The conflict which has enveloped it in recent years hasn’t helped to clarify it very much.

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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

Strongmen and Powerlifters: What’s In Your Gym Bag?

Wraps (Heavy Duty support for the joints and muscles to stay safe when dealing with heavy poundage)

  • Wrist Wrap Bands (Simple Velcro and off)
  • Power Wrist Wraps (Come in 12′, 20′ or 36′)
  • Knee Wraps (2.0 meters, 2.5 meters,
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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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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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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…

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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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