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  • 19 Dec, 2015
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By, Jen Delgado I know a large percentage of people that train look at powerlifting as non-sport and just a very exaggerating way to lifting weights. I’ve been training for my first powerlifting meet coming up on March first. Prior to training for my powerlifting competition I looked at the sport the same as the majority of the population looks at it. Come to find out that there are a lot of benefits to powerlifting. Powerlifting is a strength sport where you compete in the squat, bench press and deadlift, allows you to build muscle and burn fat. Powerlifting, like other forms of heavy resistance training, strengthens your skeleton and […]

Muscle Sandwich - Powerful
  • 23 Nov, 2015
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So you want to be more powerful?

By, Justin Purcell So you want to be powerful? Choosing to move mountains on a daily basis is a big decision, and it’s definitely not the easiest choice in lifestyle. Besides dedication, pain, and failure your life will never be the same, and neither will your body. Now genetics definitely come into play, but choosing which type of power you want to harness should be the first step. Now you might have to try a couple different avenues before you truly figure out how your body will adapt and do best at. Power can be spread across numerous sports, and you also have to consider what the end result needs […]

  • 21 Jan, 2015
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Powerlifting Defined

By, Justin Purcell The sport of Powerlifting is a test of power in usually three disciplines, bench press, dead lift, and squat. Sometimes you will find bicep curls thrown into the mix, but it’s not the most commonly seen. Powerlifting is the bodies overall attempt at a one rep max. The weights that both amateur and professional power lifters move are a complete tribute to how amazing the human body is. It seems like everyone is always concerned with bench press, and how that event is proof of overall strength. Think about it, how many times has someone approached you and asked you how much you deadlift? The bench press […]