Category: Powerlifting

The Myth Of Programming

Programming isn’t really a thing, yet most people buy into the hype of online programming. Don’t let this be you! Powerlifting is an ever-evolving sport. Starting as a strength sport only for those daring enough to suit up in multi-ply gear, powerlifting has gained enough popularity that just about anyone interested in working out has [...] Read More

No More Fat Powerlifters

No More Strong Fat Guys A Conditioning Guide for Strength Athletes by Chance Cianciola | 03/31/15 Tags: Conditioning Finishers Powerlifting & Strength Here’s what you need to know… Programmed wisely, concurrent training – working on strength and conditioning at the same time – can make you stronger. The myth about endurance work causing strength loss […]

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Women’s Pro/Am Powerlifting Meet

This past Saturday was the SPF Women’s Pro/Am powerlifting meet in Cincinnati. Competing in the meet was two of our own, Judy Metcalf and Lesley Lintelman. This was Judy’s first full meet as she competed in a bench only meet back in the fall of 2011 and this was Lesley’s first meet altogether. There were quite […]

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Is Your Squat to Low?

Is Your Squat Too Low? TAGS: hamstring strength, Chance Cianciola, preventing injury, squat depth, powerlifter The squat is one of the main lifts in powerlifting and the most important movement in sports conditioning. It’s taught and performed in an assortment of ways. The fundamentals are universal, but details such as stance width, toe direction, and […]

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5 Moves For Prodigious Power In The Gym - Strength Training

5 Moves For Prodigious Power In The Gym – Strength Training

5 Moves for Power Training 1Power: A term often used to describe strong, quick movements in athletics. Power is the amount of work done per unit of time. The linebacker buries a running back in the time it takes you to click the remote control. That’s pure power, the sum of speed plus strength. Some […]

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