Powerlifting Articles

5 Tools To Add 40lbs to Your Deadlift
1. Train conventional if you pull hybrid or sumo.It’s got GREAT carryover for most lifters who pull with a wider stance. Spending a hypertrophy and strenght block working on conventional strength before transitioning back into sumo tends to yield some really strong pulls. If you have mobility limitations or back issues that prevent you from consistently pulling conventional, try block
Coming back from injury
Getting Back Under The Bar After Injury
As much as some people will deny it, injury happens in powerlifting. Of course, some of these injuries are little aches that take a few days to clear, while others take months of proper rehab.
Core Training In Powerlifting
Oblique Bracing Techniques For Powerlifting
Often dubbed the “missing link” in your bracing technique, the obliques get missed a lot, but serve a huge purpose in high performance training. How to we train them effectively and get proper engagement in the first place?
Dumbbells or Barbells For Powerlifting Accessory Work?
Ask 5 people on when you should use a dumbbell or barbell for your accessory work and you’ll get 5 different answers. This video and article dives in to which situation is best for each.
Building the Best Powerlifting Brace
The definitive guide to assessing your shortcomings with your brace and how to fix them in order to produce the best performance possible in the powerlifts.
Maximum Effectiveness: Tricep Training for Powerlifting Bench Press
Better select your tricep training strategies by addressing concepts around appropriate range of motion, keeping your elbows healthy, and finding ways to load as heavy as possible.
Maximum Effectiveness: Dumbbell Rows
There are a TON of different rowing exercises you can use to get your back bigger for powerlifting training, but which one is best for you? What technique changes should you make to any given row to make it work better for you and your goals?
Tech Corner: Sumo Deadlift
Part 4 of the Tech Corner series covering the best things to correct in your sumo or hybrid deadlift, including how to individualize your form.
Tips For Better Glute Activation
The glutes are a big contributor in the squat and deadlift but many lifters don’t know how to properly activate them. Let’s explore why this happens and how to fix it.