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What colleges have major powerlifting teams?

The women's top 3 colleges with major powerlifting teams include University of Texas-San Antonio, University of Louisiana at Lafayette, and University of Houston-Downtown. The top 3 men's colleges with major powerlifting teams include University of Texas-San Antonio, Louisiana Tech University… Full Answer

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 give out to 102 medals (34 of which are gold). Why not have… Full Answer

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 confused with a regular powerlifting… Full Answer

What is a bench shirt's purpose?

The bench shirt is used to make you lift more weight than a natural person can do because it gives you more performance and avoids chest tears so you can be more successful and more protected in your powerlifting career. Full Answer

How did jenifer Thompson get ino sport?

Thompson: I grew up in Rochester, Michigan but now reside in beautiful Denver, North Carolina. I have been married to my coach/trainer for the last five years. I have taught seventh grade mathematics at East Lincoln Middle School for the… Full Answer