What is Powerlifting?
I started powerlifting in 1996. I had no idea where it would take me and the kind of comrades I would meet along the way. I was so impressed with the sport, I began publishing an online video magazine to cover the national and world scene. I continue to meet a lot of amazing athletes. Ken Leistner wrote this great article on the History of Powerlifting in September 2013. History of Powerlifting, Weightlifting and Strength Training – Part 1
What’s stopping you for training?
The most common issues center around a lack of flexibility, a loss of cartilage, a past injury, even overweight, but based on my own experience a sedentary life is an unexplored life.
I Powerlift for many reasons, but to stay strong and healthy tops the list. Weightlifting in general is one of the few true investments that produces a sense of physical accomplishment. For myself, Powerlifting is a physical and mental challenge. Yes the weight feels heavy, but is it?
How to training?
The majority of training information though this platform is based on subject matter experts. With their blessing, contributors include Louie Simmons (Westside Barbell), and Dave Tate (Elite Fitness Systems). I’ve also collected many tips from Chad Aichs, Scot Mendelson, Matt Wenning, Kauka Lindsey and Donnie Thompson. As this site begins to grow, I’ll have more.