power lifting

Lifters can always learn something from one another.
Sometimes we get so caught up in measuring results that we forget to focus on the quality and quantity of our efforts.
This week was a straightforward week working on some of the key movements I've been focusing on in my training. I also hosted a powerlifting meet at the gym.
After a whole week off due to sickness, I'm back in action this week and feeling better. Working on my chest press this week to build my bench. I even set a raw squat PR of 804.
Who holds the women's powerlifting world record for the 97-pound division raw squat? A 10-year-old named Naomi Kutin who squats almost 215lbs. Meet the Kutin family of powerlifters.
The hook grip is an essential tool to have in your arsenal for heavy weightlifting and powerlifting. But it doesn't feel so good! Learn the why and how of hook grip in this video.
Even those who are not powerlifters can benefit by seeing an extremely simple, yet extremely effective method for maximizing performance for a specific day - the "3, 2, 1, 0 Meet Countdown."