Many first-time competitors end up as only-time competitors because they neglect to take the right precautions before beginning their prep. Follow these rules to avoid letting your first show be your last.
I know why I lift and compete, and you probably do too. But our reasons aren't the same as new lifters who enter the sport of powerlifting. If we want powerlifting to grow for the better, we need to listen.
I thought about competing in powerlifting for nearly a year before actually signing up for a meet. Then I learned that I wasn’t going to figure out what I needed to do to improve as a lifter if I didn't test my abilities and face my failures.
Using the Conjugate Method has been one of the most rewarding and fun things I've ever done, but it requires ownership and a tenacity to keep looking for answers. Here are four things to avoid as you begin your quest.
You need a lot in a strongman program: basic barbell lifts, accessory work, practice with the events, conditioning, flexibility, mobility, and recovery work. Use these ideas to build your own training program.
"Throughout the years, the deadlift has been our ”national sport” here in Finland, and world records have been broken since the early '70s. But what makes Finns pull so much? What is their secret ? I wanted to know the answer, and after collecting training information of many new and former greats, here is what I found."