Michigan Gyms To Hold Deadlift Party Fundraisers

Faber family

Michigan powerlifters Becky and Bobby Faber’s daughter Ashlynn was recently diagnosed with a malignant brain tumor. She is currently at Mott Children’s Hospital in Ann Arbor, MI getting the best care that she can. Lifters across the state of Michigan are banding together to support the Faber family by donating …

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Powerlifting 101

By Ryan Harth Illini Powerlifting Team Powerlifting consists of three basic lifts: 1.) Squat 2.) Bench 3.) Deadlift A “three lift” competition will include these lifts performed in the listed order. Other variations of competition can include just benching or deadlifting, or a combination of bench and deadlift. Single squat …

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Are you a turtle or a hare?

By: Eric Stone Powerlifters do well when they heed the old saying, “Those who fail to plan, plan to fail.”  The question is, what exactly is the best planning strategy?  Some lifters may train off the seat of their pants while others set their training for meets months in advance.  …

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