Powerlifting is a strength sport that consists of three attempts at maximal weight on three lifts: squat, bench press, and deadlift. As in the sport of Olympic weightlifting, it involves lifting weigh...
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Bench press
The bench press is an upper body strength training exercise that consists of pressing a weight upwards from a supine position. The exercise works the pectoralis major as well as supporting chest, arm,...
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The deadlift is a weight training exercise in which a loaded barbell is lifted off the ground to the hips, then lowered back to the ground. It is one of the three powerlifting exercises, along with th...
Deadlift - Wikipedia
Squat (exercise)
In strength training and fitness, the squat is a compound, full body exercise that trains primarily the muscles of the thighs, hips and buttocks, quadriceps (vastus lateralis, vastus medialis, vastus...
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Progression of the bench press world record
Bench press world records are the international records in bench press across the years, regardless of weight class or governing organization, for bench pressing on the back without using a bridge tec...
Progression of the bench press world record - Wikipedia
Andy Bolton
Andrew "Andy" Bolton (born January 22, 1970) is an English powerlifter and strongman who was born in Dewsbury, Yorkshire.
Bolton won his first powerlifting competition in 1991 when he was twenty-o...
Lamar Gant
Lamar Gant (born 1957 in Fort Collins, Colorado) is an American world record-holding powerlifter with idiopathic scoliosis. He was inducted into the International Powerlifting Federation Hall of Fame ...
Powerlifting at the Summer Paralympics
Paralympic powerlifting has been competed at every Summer Paralympics since 1984. Weightlifting had been on the Paralympic program since 1964, however after the 1992 Games the IPC decided to drop weig...
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Jean-Francois Caron (strongman)
Jean-Francois Caron (born June 29, 1982) is a strongman and powerlifter from Canada.
Caron holds a world record in the deadlift for the WPA Powerlifting organization. Caron deadlifted 850 pounds ...
Dave Jacoby (power lifter)
Dave Jacoby (born in East Sparta, Ohio) is an American powerlifter. He won five International Powerlifting Federation World Championships in 1984, 1985, 1987, 1988 and 1992.
Gary Taylor (strongman)
Gary Taylor (born 14 October 1961) is a former world champion strongman, Olympic Weightlifter, powerlifter and bodybuilder from Wales.
A former weightlifter, powerlifter, and bodybuilder, Taylor c...
Commonwealth Powerlifting Championships
The inaugural IPF-affiliated Commonwealth Powerlifting Championships were held in Northumberland, England on the 9–11 September 2005. All credit to Fred McKenzie, Meet Director and Fund Raiser, and Pe...
Ed Coan
Edward "Ed" Ignatius Coan (born July 24, 1963) is an American powerlifter. He is widely regarded throughout the powerlifting world as the Greatest Powerlifter of all time [citation needed].
Ed Coa...
List of world championships medalists in powerlifting (women)
This is a list of world championships medalists in women's powerlifting.
Franco Columbu
Franco Columbu (born August 7, 1941) is an Italian actor, former champion bodybuilder and World's Strongest Man competitor.
Columbu was born in Ollolai, Sardinia (Italy). Starting out his athletic...
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Gerrit Badenhorst
Gerrit Badenhorst (born 10 October 1962) is a former WPC world champion powerlifter and professional strongman competitor from South Africa.
Badenhorst was born on 10 October 1962 in De Aar, Orang...
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