It should come as no surprise that powerlifter Chris Craft, who founded the training program called "Respect the Depth," is serious when it comes to massive squats. The 2021 United States Powerlifting Association (USPA) Arkansas Powerlifting Champion took to his Instagram page on July 21, 2021, to share a trio...Read more
Much like Rome, a beautiful deadlift is not built overnight. A great deadlift is composed and built with multiple training elements that all work hand-in-hand with one another to manifest an efficient and strong pull. The very first factor in...Read more
What Is Powerlifting?
Powerlifting is a weight-classed strength sport. In competitive powerlifting, only one thing matters and that’s having the highest total possible. An athlete’s total is comprised of the three competition lifts and these lifts include the,
- Bench Press
As a whole, the sport of powerlifting is growing at both a competitive and recreational level. In fact, it’s not uncommon to see many recreational lifters “train like a powerlifter”, even though they have no aspirations to compete. Whether you’re setting records or brand new to the sport, this page will serve as your all-in-one powerlifting home!
He said he would, and he did. In June 2021, 72-year-old powerlifter and co-owner and CEO of Kabuki Strength, Rudy Kadlub, called his shot — he would set a new International Powerlifting League (IPL) squat world record in the Masters...Read more
Larry "Wheels" Williams has received a lot of attention over the last several months because of his affiliation with arm wrestling. He lost his match at “King of the Table” to Alex Toproll back in May, but his journey and...Read more
Should powerlifters perform arm-focused training? The short answer is yes. The long answer is an absolute yes. Many fitness gurus in the powerlifting space might claim that direct arm work is overrated; arms get plenty of strength and size gains...Read more
Nabil Lahlou is redefining what strength is in the 67.5-kilogram weight class. On July 6, 2021, he took to his Instagram page to share a video wherein he chalked his hands and pumped himself up before deadlifting 329 kilograms (725.5...Read more
If your feet have ever shifted during a squat or you can’t find a solid foot position to drive your legs during the bench press, you already know how important lateral stability is to the sport of powerlifting. The bread and...Read more
Powerlifter Rudy Kadlub continues to defy the aging process. When he was 70 years old, he deadlifted 229.1 kilograms (505 pounds). In 2020, at age 71, he set four world records at the United States Powerlifting Association (USPA) Drug-Tested North...Read more