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52-Year-Old Powerlifter Teri Gehring Deadlifts 365 Pounds for a New PR

Teri Gehring doesn’t have your average powerlifter profile. A special education teacher by trade, according to her Instagram profile, the 52-year-old Gehring only started competitive powerlifting when she was 49…

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Arnold Schwarzenegger Won’t Attend Arnold Sports Festival UK

The 2022 Arnold Sports Festival UK (ASFUK) will take place on Sept. 23-25, 2022, in Birmingham, England. The Festival’s namesake, strength sports and Hollywood icon Arnold Schwarzenegger, will not be…

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Larry Wheels Squats 495 Pounds For 15 Reps

On Sept. 19, 2022, Larry “Wheels” Williams shared an Instagram video where he successfully locked out 15 reps of a 224.5-kilogram (495-pound) back squat raw with wraps. The athlete wore…

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Watch This 80-Year-Old Deadlift 150 Kilograms (330.7 Pounds) On His Birthday

Most people will probably celebrate their birthday with a big, festive cake. They might even get some candles, presents, and confetti. And maybe Norwegian athlete Magne did all that for…

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Bodybuilder and Powerlifter Kiera Aston Deadlifts 606.3 Pounds, 3.57 Times Her Body Weight

Kiera Aston is a rare breed of a strength sports athlete. The fitness extraordinaire is simultaneously a competitive powerlifter and an International Federation of Bodybuilding and Fitness (IFBB) Pro League…

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Powerlifter Samantha Eugenie (63KG) Pulls More Than Triple-Bodyweight (216KG), Sets World Junior Record Deadlift

French powerlifter Samantha Eugenie is now the IPF World Junior Record holder in the raw deadlift for the 63-kilogram category. On Aug. 31, 2022, Eugenie pulled 216 kilograms (476.28 pounds)…

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Powerlifter Sherine Marcelle (90KG) Squats 4 Pounds Over the World Record, Twice, in Training

Sherine Marcelle is one of the greatest powerlifters of all time, but she won’t be competing through the rest of 2022. Instead, per a June 6 post on her Instagram,…

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Powerlifter Ashley Contorno (75KG) Pulls Over Triple-Bodyweight, 523 Pounds for a New PR

On August 22, 2022, powerlifter Ashley Contorno (75KG) shared an Instagram clip of herself completing a 237.2-kilogram (523-pound) mat pull during a training session. In the caption of her post,…

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Andrew Hause (140KG) Totals 58 Pounds More Than His All-Time World Record in Training

Andrew Hause has his sights set on one of the more hallowed marks in strength sports — Daniel Bell’s All-Time World Record total of 1,182.4 kilograms (2,609.9 pounds) with wraps.…

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Watch Powerlifter Danny Grigsby (140KG) Crush a 1,003-Pound Raw Deadlift

In late March 2022, Danny Grigsby (140KG) became the first ever powerlifter to pull a raw deadlift over 1,000 pounds in a sanctioned contest. He completed the 465-kilogram (1,025.2-pound) pull…

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