Tag: competition

3 Tips to Boost Your Powerlifting Total

When it comes to tests of raw strength, a powerlifting meet it one of the best ways to find out what you’re made of. It is also one of the most accessible, as I’ve seen everyone from the inexperienced to the experienced, from the stocky to the skinny, and from young to old–both male and female–find…

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Tapering for a Powerlifting Meet: Keep Things Simple

Are you guys ready to geek out a little bit? A research paper titled “Tapering Practices of New Zealand’s Elite Raw Powerlifters” was just published in the Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research. Seeing that the rest of the team and I have done powerlifting meets in the past and that the barbell lifts are…

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