Powerlifter Russel Orhii will squat world record weight anywhere. The 83-kilogram IPF world record holder had a training session in a commercial gym and decided to load 725 pounds (or 329 kilograms) on a barbell. He packed his shoulders under the barbell in the squat rack with knee sleeves, wrist...Read more
I've said it before and I'll say it again, a great deadlift isn't built overnight. The deadlift is simplistic in nature, but it's also a movement that can easily go wrong and lead to injury when form isn't accounted for....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!
The 2021 International Powerlifting Federation (IPF) World Championships was an extravaganza of world records. The contest took place in Halmstad, Sweden, from Sept. 29 through Oct. 3, 2021. The Woman's 84-kilogram class was the stage upon which Amanda Lawrence stole...Read more
The records don't stop. At the 2021 International Powerlifting Federation (IPF) Classic World Championships, held in Halmstad, Sweden from Sept. 29 through Oct. 3, 83-kilogram lifter Russel Orhii set two IPF world records in the Raw division. He now owns...Read more
Powerlifter Prescillia “Lya” Bavoil (63KG) Scores 3 Raw World Records at 2021 IPF World Championships
The 2021 International Powerlifting Federation (IPF) World Open Classic Championships are in Halmstad, Sweden, from Sept. 29 through Oct. 3, 2021. There's already been a slew of world records up and down the weight categories in the Men's and Women's...Read more
The 2021 Bucked Up Showdown, sanctioned by the World Raw Powerlifting Federation (WRPF), was full of historic moments. On Sept. 25, John Haack totaled 1,005.5 kilograms at 90 kilograms, Joe Sullivan squatted 380 kilos, raw, in the 100-kilogram class, and...Read more
The 2021 World Raw Powerlifting Federation (WRPF) The Bucked Up Showdown took place on Sept. 25, 2021, in Kansas City, MO. It hosted some of the greatest performances in the history of powerlifting with a bevy of world records shattered...Read more
Powerlifter Tamara Walcott Deadlifts All-Time Women’s Raw World Record of 288.5 Kilograms (636 Pounds)
The 2021 World Raw Powerlifting Federation (WRPF) The Showdown in Kansas City, MO, was filled to the brim with world record performances. Joe Sullivan smashed his all-time raw squat world record in the 100-kilogram weight class. John Haack posted a...Read more