One of the primary roles of a powerlifting coach is educating their lifters before the competition. We sometimes overlook how little novice lifters know. Routine logistics and procedures are likely foreign to first-timers. Preparing them ahead of time can help reduce their anxiety and stress while increasing the probability of an optimal performance.
So here it is, the 1st Edition of GEAR’D Up/ Iron Rebel Powerlifting Edition. We will be airing every Monday night 7pm PST and we will cover topics such as training, PED use (drugs), diets, and topics pertaining to current issues.
Iron Arena Powerlifting & Performance, is Hoboken NJ's only training facility equipped to surpass the needs of Competitive Powerlifters and Performance Athletes. We have interviewed Jason Manenkoff to learn some more about it.
Interview by Mariliacoutinho on September 27, 2015
There are currently over 20 active powerlifting organizations in the United States.
In the Raw versus Multi-ply debate little is certain. The debates usually trickle down to name calling and generic tag lines such as “if you can’t lift it raw you can’t lift it” or “if it’s so easy put on a shirt and do it.”
Some powerlifters fail to prioritize the tools of their trade. In order to elicit elite performance, it's paramount that you have the proper equipment and train in the appropriate environment.
There has been a recent emergence of online powerlifting coaches, each of them making impressive claims and boasting of coaching abilities that would make Vince Lombardi Packers green with envy.
Squatting off of pins in the power rack, also known as Anderson Squats have found a way into my training and are here to stay!
While to some it may seem self-explanatory, asking for a lift-off and a “spot” when bench pressing is one of the many things I’ve seen being done incorrectly.