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V-log update: Powerlifting accessory work

by Justin Morgan

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Basic Raw Powerlifting Equipment for Women (and everyone)

by Courtney Eastman   I’ve noticed a lot of questions online from people, particularly women, who want to try their first powerlifting meet but don’t know which equipment is vegan or what exactly they they will need for meet day. There have been a couple other blog posts outlining what to expect on meet day so […]

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Courtney Eastman | Powerlifting | Team Members

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Courtney Eastman | Equipment | FAQS | Knee Sleeves | Lifting Belt | powerlifting | Singlet

My First Powerlifting Meet

by Kelly Colobella The week before my first powerlifting meet I scoured the internet for articles about prepping. Reading about how I should be training, what I should eat, bring with me, etc. I read articles from my awesome Plantbuilt teammates, and tried to sort through all the advice and information and digest it all. […]

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Kelly Colobella | Powerlifting | Team Members

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Competition | Kelly Colobella | powerlifting | Practice | tips

4/9/14

by Crystal Moulon I have lifted with many people throughout my life from old to young and one thing I have seen come up again and again from my older weightlifting friends is comparing their current abilities to their younger selves, always with a negative effect. I’ve seen this in powerlifters, strongmen, arm wrestlers and […]

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Crystal Hammer | Powerlifting | Team Members

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Aging Gracefully | Crystal Moulon | powerlifting

Methods of Change

by Jason Morris Thus far my favorite lifting program has been the classical 5×5 protocol that get’s touted by Pavel of Strong First, and RKC. I have also spent some time using Dan John’s mass made simple program, which if you eat all the Peanut Butter & Jelly sandwiches and hit all of your squats, […]

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Jason Morris | Powerlifting | Team Members

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Jason Morris | powerlifting | training

Fitness is a journey, a lifestyle, but not a destination

by Sara Russert I am using this blog post as an easy way to make an announcement, consider this my coming out… I have decided to switch my sport to Powerlifting this year instead of Bodybuilding. The short story is that I was struggling with food and decided that taking a break from a deficit […]

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Bodybuilding | Sara Russert | Team Members

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Bodybuilding | eating disorder | fitness | Healthy Choices | powerlifting | Sara Russert

Learning to Pull

by Jason Morris Over the last year I have transferred my deadlifting technique to a conventional stance. Before that I pulled from a sumo stance because it felt better. So why the change? Two reasons: First, I’m a coach and I need to be able to coach various movements and secondly, because I don’t want […]

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Jason Morris | Powerlifting | Team Members

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Deadlift | Jason Morris | Olympic Lifting | powerlifting | tips

What to expect at your first Powerlifting meet

by Mike Greaves No matter what sport you participate in, a first competition can be both thrilling and nerve wracking. This is amplified in a sport like powerlifting because even though you might be on a team, you are alone on the platform (not counting spotters of course) with everyone watching you. For someone with […]

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Mike Greaves | Team Members

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competing | Competition Prep | Mike Greaves | powerlifting

1/10/2014

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Jens Cinquemani | Team Members

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How to Prepare for Your First Powerlifting Meet!

by Crystal Hammer Watching a powerlifting meet before competing in your first one can be of great benefit and you will learn tons, but if you are too eager and don’t want to wait there are a few things you can do to prepare. Choosing a weight class can seem daunting. You do have to […]

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Crystal Hammer | Team Members

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Competition | Competition Prep | Crystal Hammer | powerlifting