Hi guys. First I want to apologize for this long pause. I’ve been very busy in the last few weeks so the Powerlifting Academy suffered by having no new articles during that time. I am back on track and will be eager to share some new stuff with you soon. I’m also preparing for the [...]
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Talcum powder, also known as baby powder, is composed of talc mineral (hydrated magnesium silicate or H2Mg3(SiO3)4). It is used as a lubricant in sports like powerlifting for keeping the legs smooth and basketball for keeping the hands dry.
Baby Powder Use in Powerlifting
Deadlift (Depending on your technique, at some point during the lift the bar [...]
Magnesium carbonate is a white solid that occurs in nature as a mineral (MgCO3). More commonly it is referred to as the gym chalk or climbing chalk due to its use in sports like powerlifting, weightlifting, gymnastics, rock climbing and athletics (shot put, javelin throw, hammer throw, discus throw).
Magnesium carbonate acts as a drying [...]
As sad as it may sound I think we can all agree that powerlifting is not as popular sport as strongman or weightlifting, not to talk about high profile sports like football or basketball. So, a few of us that are drawn to it must do everything we can to engage in its preservation and [...]
Here you can find various powerlifting magazines to subscribe to. Subscription to these world popular magazines will get you the latest info on competitions, training, nutrition, powerlifters, gear and everything else related to powerlifting right to your doorstep. Besides subscribing to a certain powerlifting magazine you can subscribe to a number of other closely related [...]
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To gain broader perspective and see whether vegetarian protein can substitute protein derived from animal sources with the same efficiency when it comes to strength training in powerlifting or any other sport that requires strenuous physical activity let’s first define vegetarianism and its forms.
Lacto-ovo vegetarians eat everything but animal flesh.
Lacto vegetarians eat everything [...]
This year IPF organized their videos much better and released them in High Definition format (HD). Therefore, thanks to powerliftingtv we can again watch World Powerlifting Championships. Powerlifting competition in 2009 brought a few World powerlifting records. Fedosienko Sergey from the Russian team took the gold medal by totaling 715kg in the 56kg men category. [...]
I know it’s probably late to give a report on this powerlifting competition, but I didn’t want to miss an opportunity to add all the powerlifting videos. Since IPF launched powerlifting video channel powerliftingtv on YouTube we are able to see the latest happenings in the World of powerlifting. For now there are only videos [...]
Deadlift is the third of three events performed in a powerlifting competition. It is one of the most important strength training movements for the upper body, especially the back. In my opinion this exercise requires the least technique compared to bench press and squat. Nonetheless, straightforwardness and simplicity is what made it so popular.
The deadlift [...]
Bench press is the second of three events performed in a powerlifting competition. It is considered as one of the most dominant strength training movements for the upper body. Additionally, there are bench only competitions where, as the name says, only the bench press event is present. Unofficially, this exercise is used amongst lifters as [...]