Weightlifting/Powerlifting

  • To Squat and Deadlift on the Same Day..or Not
    Two fundamental exercises stand out as the pillars of strength training and general “getting big” training: the squat and the deadlift. Both are have hitters for developing lower body and core strength and (should!) make up significant portions of your lifting regimen. …so…why not squat and deadlift in the same workout session?
  • How Much Does a Squat Bar Weigh? “Safety”, “Cambered” and All the Rest!
    If you’re like most people, your squat numbers are higher than most of your other lifts, to even include some of your “bigger” lifts (like the bench press…except for those of you skip leg day on the reg!) As much weight as you’re moving though, you probably want to move even more. Enter the world of “specialty” squat bars.
  • Floor Press vs Bench Press: The Ultimate Showdown!
    The age-old debate: floor press vs bench press… I’m sure you’ve been losing sleep over this one!  Lucky for you, if you have been, we have all of the info about these two that you probably never knew you needed!
  • Strongman vs Powerlifting – Battle of the Beasts!
    Impressive feats of strength…mountains of muscle mass…bigger and stronger athletes than in just about any sport? What isn’t there to like about the long-awaited strongman vs powerlifting showdown? As awe-inspiring as these disciplines are, strongman and powerlifting are two different sports, each with their own distinctive rules and objectives. While the highest levels of both … Read more
  • Rack Pulls vs Deadlift – An Epic Clash of HEAVY Lifts
    You like lifting heavy, right? If so, you probably love the deadlift. There aren’t too many other exercises where you can load the plates on like you can with the deadlift. …and per that logic, you probably really love rack pulls. If you can deadlift a ton of weight, you can rack pull one-and-a-half tons. A TRUE clash of the titans!