Results for: Powerlifting

In Olympics

Why powerlifting in Olympics?

To provide variety with respect to strength sports, open more opportunities for athletes to showcase their hard work, and give deserving individuals an opportunity to represen ( Full Answer )
In Olympics

Why powerlifting not in Olympics?

Because Olympic Lifting (i.e. Snatch and C+J) are considered the lifting events of the Olympics. This can be considered unfair because swimming events in the Olympics can g ( Full Answer )
In Postage and Shipping

What are the powerlifting weight classes?

Men : 52kg , 56kg , 60kg , 67.5kg , 75kg , 82.5kg , 90kg , 100kg ,110kg , 125kg , 140kg , +140kg Women : 44kg , 48kg , 52kg , 56kg , 60kg , 67.5kg , 75kg , 82.5kg ,90kg , 90kg ( Full Answer )
In Weightlifting

Why do people do powerlifting?

For many people it is a need to put more weight on the bar, for others, it is a need to over compensate. The answer to this is the same answer as to why any athlete does anyth ( Full Answer )
In Trains and Railroads

Where can you get trained to do powerlifting?

search online for a powerlifting gym near you and try to e-mail someone and see if they will let you train with them and give you tips.
In Music Genres

When did powerlifter Eric coppin died?

Not sure when he died but I know he committed suicide.Still got old video footage of Eric Coppin at a Powerlifting Grand Prix in 1984 (I think).I lifted on the same platform t ( Full Answer )
In Weightlifting

What is ironman powerlifting?

Ironman powerlifting is a term used to describe a push/pull meet that has either a strict curl or overhead press event added to it so that is now a three lift meet. Not to be ( Full Answer )
In Sports

Is Powerlifting an endurance sport?

Not at all. Powerlifting is about lifting a weight once and it is therefore a pure strength sport.
In Inventions

Who invented the Westside method in powerlifting?

The Westside Barbell method in powerlifting was first introduced by Louie Simmons. The method incorporates a number of other methods from powerlifting.