Post Competition Review & Recovery

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Introduction In a previous article I detailed my preparation for the Greater Manchester Championships on 29th April 2018, and I have now recovered enough muscle function to write a review of my day. I shall go into more detail regarding recovery later on, and how this is changing (and getting harder) as the months and years go on. This may …

Powerlifting Formulas – Is Wilks Best, and What Are the Alternatives?

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Introduction   At every powerlifting competition, the best lifter for each age group / weight class / gender is worked out using a certain formula. This formula takes into account, generally, three factors – gender, bodyweight & weight lifted. There have been several different formulas used, and different federations and sports use different ones, for different reasons. The accuracy and …

The History of Powerlifting

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The History of Powerlifting   Powerlifting is a strength sport that consists of three attempts at maximal weight on three lifts: squat, bench press, and deadlift. There has been a great deal of confusion relating to the origins and roots of powerlifting. The conflict which has enveloped it in recent years hasn’t helped to clarify it very much. The deadlift …

Ten of The Strongest People in History

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There are many different factors that I’ve considered whilst compiling this list such as; Weight lifted, variation of lifts, verification, available training methods, availability (and use) of PED’s, bodyweight and excellence in a particular area / lift. Some may disagree and will be looking for names such as Bill Kazmaier, Žydrūnas Savickas or Mariusz Pudzianowski. This list is only personal opinion, and …