What I advise is using the basics. Even the most hardcore training methods revolve around simple principles, the main one being; lift heavier weights, get stronger...
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.
We asked Megan Gallagher, aka Meg Squats, if powerlifting is suitable for beginners and how to know when you're ready for a meet.
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!
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.
You don't need a lot of gear to get started powerlifting: just a barbell and some weights. Over time, though, you might want to assemble a collection of approved gear to up your powerlifting game.
Watch Bodybuilding.com athlete Lawrence Ballenger go head-to-head against elite strength athletes in this unique and hilarious gauntlet of strength and athleticism!
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!
Ladies, it's time to toss aside those plastic-covered dumbbells and grab some iron. If you're thinking about heading down the powerlifting path, here are some tips to help you find your way.
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 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.
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!
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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.
Let's take a look at what powerlifting can do for your speed and strength training. Learn the facts from Dr. Squat!
Meet five of the world's top powerlifters and watch their inspiring stories as they prepare for the competition of a lifetime!
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.
Described simply, powerlifting is training to maximize one's strength in the squat, bench press and deadlift with the end goal to achieve a PR... Read on as I describe my journey and training routine to becoming a better powerlifter!
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!