Dave Kirschen

Dave Kirschen began powerlifting competitively in 1998, and has since reached pro totals of 1901 in the 181-pound class, and 2075 in the 198-pound class. He has also bench pressed over triple bodyweight in three weight classes at full meets. He trains at Apollon Gym in Edison, New Jersey, and coaches a powerlifting team out of EVF Performance in New York City. A 20 year veteran of the fitness industry, Dave holds a degree in Physical Education from SUNY Cortland. Kirschen lives in New Jersey with his wife Liz and son James.

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  • Squat and bench

    All in all a good week, but I'll be happy when the weight loss levels off and I can adjust to the new leverages for good!

    Squat and bench
  • Last Week

    Other than feeling like my own mini-me, things are going pretty well right now. looking forward to turning up the intensity in about a month or so.

    Last Week
  • Last couple

    This was a rough week emotionally, but things are getting back on track.

    Last couple
  • Raw bench

    Since I'm done with shirt work for a while, my body should be able to handle 2 bench days per week again.

    Raw bench