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  • Tips for Powering Through Fatigue
    October 9, 2019 Rhaea Stinn

    Tips for Powering Through Fatigue

    by Stef Kean Having a baby changed everything. Her routines became my routines, which so far are erratic, amusing and sleepless (but oh so amazing!).  Operating on no sleep is hard, training on no sleep is hard; for me it would...

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  • Are You Ready For Your First Meet?
    October 2, 2019 Ryan Stinn

    Are You Ready For Your First Meet?

    by Ryan Stinn   I get the question "when will I be ready for my first powerlifting meet?" all the time. Everyone is nervous to do their first meet and put themselves out in front of other people in the...

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  • Why You Should Use a Mouthpiece When Lifting
    September 28, 2019 Ryan Stinn

    Why You Should Use a Mouthpiece When Lifting

    by Ryan Stinn I've been using a mouthpiece for over three years now, which isn't a long time considering I've been competitively lifting for 14 years. Originally I noticed that I was under biting when setting up for bench press,...

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  • Putting the “Power” in Powerlifting
    July 15, 2019 Rhaea Stinn

    Putting the “Power” in Powerlifting

    A Squatting Scholar seeking to understand the strength of the sport within the humanitarian community. by Nicola Paviglianiti (this blog was originally posted on the Lift 4 Life website) Zimbabwe community center gyms. Lift4Life powerlifting. A little Canadian lifter taking...

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  • What You Need to Know for Your First Meet
    April 15, 2019 Ryan Stinn

    What You Need to Know for Your First Meet

    by Ryan Stinn It’s been a long time since my first meet but I do train with and coach people that are going into their first meet fairly often. I think it helps having a crew around that can really...

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  • Powerlifting in Nauru
    February 15, 2019 Rhaea Stinn

    Powerlifting in Nauru

    By Erik Willis It all started early December when I received a message from former 105KG Squat World Record holder Bronco Deiranauw. He told me that I was being invited to compete in Nauru and airfare and accommodations were to...

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  • Challenge Your Biases
    January 24, 2019 Rhaea Stinn

    Challenge Your Biases

    by Clifton Pho  I’m not a junior anymore… dam time flies by fast. It’s been almost 6 years since I’ve started my powerlifting journey and now I find myself at the end of my junior career. It still feels like...

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  • Volunteerism: The need to help grow the sport
    January 17, 2019 Ryan Stinn

    Volunteerism: The need to help grow the sport

    by Mark Wasson It takes a community to grow powerlifting. From day one when the CPU was founded until now every meet and championship only happened as a result of for the most part of volunteers. Whether it was meet...

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