Top British powerlifter Sophia Ellis is in preparation for the upcoming International Powerlifting Federation (IPF) 2023 Classic World Championships on June 11-18, in Valletta, Malta. She recently shared some of her training via a video on her Instagram page, wherein she performed a sumo deadlift of 235 kilograms (518 pounds)...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!
Powerlifter Jamal Browner is undeniably one of the best deadlifters on the planet. The 27-year-old phenom has pulled everything from 426.4 kilograms (940 pounds) to a milestone 500 kilograms (1,102 pounds) and is the current raw world record holder in...Read more
You can tell an athlete is deadlifting some serious weight when the barbell starts to bend with each rep. And that's exactly what happened when 125-kilogram powerlifter Shane Hunt pulled a 420-kilogram (926-pound) triple PR in training. The set was...Read more
Elite 47-kilogram powerlifter Heather Connor is training for the upcoming International Powerlifting Federation (IPF) 2023 Classic World Championships. She shared some training lifts on her Instagram page recently, including a video wherein she exceeded her own IPF raw deadlift world...Read more
Daria Rusanenko is the new queen of the equipped squat at 84-kilograms. The 22-year-old lifted in the Open class at the 2023 European Powerlifting Federation (EPF) European Equipped Championships in Thisted, Denmark, during the first week of May. Rusanenko was...Read more
Is there any better way for a two-time Super Bowl champion to celebrate their 45th birthday than by loading an endless number of weight plates on a barbell and crushing a new personal record bench press? Former NFL linebacker James...Read more
The 2023 European Powerlifting Federation (EPF) Equipped Championships occurred May 2-7, 2023, in Thisted, Denmark, and were dominated by one team: Ukraine. Long regarded as one of the top nations in the field of equipped powerlifting, Ukraine won all but one of the...Read more