bench press

Björnsson made this press look way too easy with his latest powerlifting foray on the horizon. Written by Robert Zeglinski Last updated on November 29, 2022 While he prepares to compete as a powerlifter again on Dec. 3, 2022, legendary strength sports icon Hafthor Björnsson is seemingly leaving no stone unturned in his general training.
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Yang’s stellar result garnered him his first-ever IPF World Record. Written by Robert Zeglinski Last updated on November 22, 2022 In the Asian powerlifting circuit, Sen Yang has been a mainstay for quite some time. He’s a former Asian Powerlifting Federation (AsianPF) World Champion — both as an Equipped (2016-2017, 2019) and Raw competitor (2019).
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Rusanenko can leave Denmark with her head held high after notching this record. Written by Robert Zeglinski Last updated on November 21, 2022 As a powerlifter, Daria Rusanenko first made her hay in her native Ukraine, winning several contests of the Sub-Juniors and Teen variety in the mid-2010s. Years later, as a seasoned competitor and
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A squat feat fit for an established name in powerlifting. Written by Robert Zeglinski Last updated on November 18, 2022 Some powerlifters seemingly have a great passion and energy for displaying their strength under a big spotlight. German athlete Sonja Stefanie Krüger might be one of them. Krüger is just 22 years old, but has
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One of the world’s greatest deadlifters continues to break new ground. Written by Robert Zeglinski Last updated on November 17, 2022 With two International Powerlifting Federation (IPF) World titles (2017, 2019), Heather Connor has a diverse powerlifting resume outside of her usual prolific deadlifting. Even still, this superstar has undoubtedly developed her household name-worthy reputation
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One of powerlifting’s more prolific athletes is gearing up to shine once again. Written by Robert Zeglinski Last updated on November 14, 2022 A glance at Blake Lehew’s resume will show that this athlete doesn’t shy away from competition. In over a decade-plus of pulling, pressing, and squatting massive weights on sanctioned lifting platforms, Lehew
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On Oct. 15, 2022, during the 2022 USA Powerlifting (USAPL) Carolina Primetime contest, powerlifter Jen Thompson set an American Record in the 67.5-kilogram weight class when she scored a 148.5-kilogram (327.5-pound) raw bench press. The competition took place in Greenville, SC. Notably, if Thompson had featured in an international competition with this press, it would’ve
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