Even the most hardcore training methods work better when you have a base of strength and muscle behind them. This is the program powerlifting beginners need to start getting stronger today!
Looking for a strategy you can use for the days leading up to your first meet? Or maybe you've been following a plan and want to try something new. Josh Bryant's been there many times and can show you the ropes.
Records were set and incredible athletes performed on the world stage.
How deep do you need to squat? Can you use a monolift? When is it okay to jump commands? And should you pack your straps? There's a lot more to powerlifting than just pulling the weight off the floor.
More people than ever are throwing themselves into the challenge of competitive powerlifting. Here's what you need to know to minimize the stress and maximize the success!
Getting strong doesn't happen by accident! You need to make the right choices and then put in lots of time under the bar. Here's how aspiring powerlifting women can build their base of strength and then find the right meet to show it off!
Gone is the myth that you have to stuff your face with junk in order to crush big weights. Learn how to build the best powerlifting meal plan for your sport and your goals.
You don't need much to get strong: just a barbell and some weights. But if you're getting serious or eyeing a competition, a few pieces of strategic equipment become essentials! Here's what to pack in your gym back.
We asked Megan Gallagher, aka Meg Squats, if powerlifting is suitable for beginners and how to know when you're ready for a meet.
The first set of weights Larry Williams owned was a broomstick and two concrete blocks. Now, he's set his second powerlifting world record and swept his first bodybuilding competition in the same three months.
When the season hits, you're going to be lifting hot and heavy. Use those off months to take a neuromuscular holiday while still building a massive foundation for the contests to come.
The weight room's newest superhero doesn't wear a cape, or even a stringer tank. It's Meg Squats starring as the powerlifting grandma, who's blowing minds and burying stereotypes one heavy rep at a time!
Watch Bodybuilding.com athlete Lawrence Ballenger go head-to-head against elite strength athletes in this unique and hilarious gauntlet of strength and athleticism!
Join us as we stream USAPL events live from across the world. Be here for all the beastly benching, sick squats, and daring deadlifts you can handle!
What is the best powerlifting workout? Find out what other people from the message boards think...
Lots of guys want to be big and lift big weight. But you can't expect to go from 12-ounce curls to a 500-pound squat in one day. Here are some strength-building basics you need to know!
There are a lot of myths surrounding the sports of bodybuilding and powerlifting. I've decided to shed some light on these two sports here at animalpak.com. If you're new to the iron game and can't decide which to pursue, this article should help.
Earlier this year, I signed up for my first powerlifting meet. Here's how I trained to put on 10 pounds of muscle, an inch on my quads, and hundreds of pounds on the bar.
You want a balanced physique, lean muscle mass AND the power. The best of both worlds... now you can have it!
When I started powerlifting, I had trouble finding info or someone who was in powerlifting. This is the reason I have put my years of experiaces into one place. Find out what you need to get started in powerlifing!