powerlifting

Should a Strength Coach be Strong?

Should a Strength Coach be Strong?

I see this question pop up every so often in various debates and forums.  Should a strength coach be strong?  Very simply put: Yes.  Please note the use of the word should in the question.  Should you practice what you preach and lead by example?  Yes.  It is ideal for a strength coach to be strong.  I can’t see how…

The Misunderstood Variable

The Misunderstood Variable

There is one variable that is commonly misapplied in the gym. Powerlifters aren’t as guilty of this mistake (and personal trainers are among the most guilty of the bunch), but a better understanding of this key variable will facilitate gains and give one a better, and often more enjoyable, workout. What variable I am speaking of? Rest time, and when…

What is a Winner?

What is a Winner?

Today’s blog comes from Matt Gary, hopefully if you are familiar with powerlifting you know who Matt is. If not this is a good time to get familiar with him. Matt is married to Sioux-z Hartwig-Gary, multi time National Champion and Sioux-z is interviewed in the book. Matt and Sioux-z own Supreme Sports Performance and Training (SSPT), an excellent gym in Rockville, MD that caters to powerlifters, Olympic Lifters, strongmen, and other serious fitness enthusiasts. If you are within an hour or so you should make the trip out there to check it out and get a workout in. You can find more info about his gym here: http://www.supremesportspt.com/

My Experience at the Arnold

My Experience at the Arnold

The Arnold itself is gigantic fitness event that occurs in Columbus, Ohio, every year. It is usually around the end of February or the beginning of March. The event was originally centered around the Arnold Bodybuilding Championship but now there are so many different fitness events taking place it is tough to say it centered around just one thing. The event has also branched out and the activities are no longer purely meathead focused – you will gymnastics, fencing, painting, jump rope, 5K’s among the other more classic activities which include powerlifting, strongman, armwrestling, Olympic Lifting, CrossFit, and bodybuilding.

For the love of Strength

For the love of Strength

Welcome to allaboutpowerlifting.com The mission of this site is promote and support the upcoming new book by the same title – All About Powerlifting – which is due out in the Spring of 2014.  In addition the goal of the site is to promote and support the sport of powerlifting, which is the greatest sport there is. Writing this book…