Category Archives: Equipment

Powerlifting Equipment

“What equipment do I need for Powerlifting?” is a common question asked by beginners looking to compete in the sport for the first time. The other big question comes form those who are experienced with general strength training in the … Continue reading

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Powerlifting Checklist

As I am currently preparing a sub junior powerlifting athlete to compete this Sunday, I thought it might offer the opportunity to post what goes into the preparation of equipment needed to compete as a raw IPF sub junior. Follow … Continue reading

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Smith Machine Vs Power Rack

Outside the world of Competitive Powerlifting rages the eternal debate between using a Smith Machine for Squats and Using a Power Rack, aka power cage or squat cage. As a competitive lifter and coach I do not believe that the … Continue reading

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Board Press to improve your Bench Strength

                                             What is a Board Press In a board press, the lifter places 1 -5, inch thick boards on the … Continue reading

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Powerlifting Belt Vs Weightlifting Belt

So you have decided to get yourself a Belt for safety or to enhance lifting performance, but your unsure which type of belt to get, here I discuss the differences between a Powerlifting Belt and a Weight Lifting Belt. Follow … Continue reading

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