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Find the Joy

Find the Joy

by Joanna Rieber This past year of lifting has been fraught with difficulty for me both physically and mentally. Most lifters I know who have been in the sport for any length of time have had similar experiences to share. ...

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Moving Up

Moving Up

by Stef Puddicome With nationals in the books and a gold medal secured the prep for IPF Worlds begins! I’ve had many ask and heard the buzz about why I went up not one but TWO weight classes. Was this...

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Flat Back Bench Press

Flat Back Bench Press

by Leon Brown   “START. PRESS. RACK.”   These are the commands for the bench press. When the lift moves exactly the way you want it, the bench press can be quite fascinating. In October 2017, it was the North...

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2018 Classic Open Nationals Preview - Men

2018 Classic Open Nationals Preview - Men

by Connor Lutz The sport of powerlifting in Canada has grown exponentially over the past couple years and participation at the 2018 Canadian Powerlifting Union (CPU) National Championships, in Calgary Alberta, is no exception. A combination of factors such as...

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When I am older, I will be stronger

When I am older, I will be stronger

By Vicky Taylor-Hood “Do you ever wish you could turn back time?” I remember casually asking a friend one day. I was thinking about when I first started lifting and when many things seemed simpler, when progress was a straight...

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Compete!

Compete!

by Teresa Parsons If you are contemplating competing in powerlifting but have been putting it off until you are stronger, bigger, smaller or otherwise more prepared this blog is for you. If you think you are interested in competing and...

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Basement Training

Basement Training

By Erik Willis There is a growing trend of people creating their own home gym and training by themselves. This comes with quite a few advantages but also some disadvantages.   Some of the major advantages include 1)      Reducing commute...

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