2018 was a great year for lifting, but let us pray to the Iron Gods for more great personal records this year in 2019.
At the IPF Raw World Championship, United States powerlifter Jonnie Candito placed 3rd to get a bronze medal in the 83kg category. His lifts were: 255kg/562lbs squat, 145kg/319.5lbs bench press, and 282.5kg/622.8lbs deadlift. This got him a 682.5kg/1504.7lbs total! He got a bronze medal for his deadlift and his total. Check out Jonnie’s YouTube channel…
Inspired by a video from Elliott Hulse, this is more of a motivational post about accepting challenges that you might face. The question whether or not you can drop squats from a 5×5 training program is also answered.
The Video of the Week from Elliott Hulse describes a situation when you should back off a little bit with your training. A couple recent articles about training are also shared in this post.
Female powerlifter Natalya Kuzmina from Kazakhstan recently hit IPF world records in the squat, bench, deadlift, and total for women at 84kg/185lbs at IPF Worlds in Russia. There are also videos of her best lifts in a meet so far this year. Prepare to be amazed!
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