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The 5 Best Exercises for Tall People

It’s time for a quick lesson in physics. Don’t be scared; the training talk will begin soon. The definition of Work is “Force x Distance.” This is one of the…

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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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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 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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How to Do the Bulgarian Split Squat for Leg Size, Strength, and Mobility

Most dedicated lifters show up to the gym ready to do what it takes to work towards their goals. But it’s not always fun and games, and some workouts are…

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Powerlifter Andrew Hause (140KG) Captures a 467.8-Kilogram (1031.4-Pound) Squat PR During Training

Chances are, if you put a loaded barbell in front of powerlifter Andrew Hause, he’ll have no trouble lifting it. On July 5, 2022, Hause shared a video on his…

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Powerlifter Bonica Brown (+84KG) Breaks IPF Equipped Squat World Record at 2022 World Games

Whenever she decides to hang up her lifting belt, Bonica Brown will likely be regarded as one of the greatest powerlifters of all time. For now, the 33-year-old athlete still…

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How to Do the Back Squat for Size and Strength

“Down the road, in a gym far away, a young man was heard to say, ‘No matter what I do, my legs won’t grow!’ He tried leg extensions, leg curls,…

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