Just How Interested Are You? Things to Consider Before You Decide to Start Powerlifting

Danny Bellmore Articles, Motivation, Powerlifting, Strength Training

By Danny Bellmore Just how interested are you? This is a great question to ask when someone shows interest in powerlifting and wanting to get into training for the sport. I remain open, honest, and blunt with anyone that has ever came to me with questions about the sport I have committed myself to for 23+ years.  In return for …

You Don’t Need a Coach

Daniel Dalenberg 10/20/Life, Articles, Coaching, Powerlifting, Programs, Strength Training

By Daniel Dalenberg When I first started powerlifting in the early 2000’s, online coaching was virtually non-existent. Most of the information that lifters could get they found through web forums, magazines, a couple of different websites and by traveling to well-known gyms to train with the best. They then took that information back to the gym and experimented until something …

Conventional v. Sumo: The Great Deadlift Debate

Dain Soppelsa Articles, Back Health, Coaching, Deadlift, Deadlift, Form, Powerlifting, Strength Training

By Dain Soppelsa When it comes to deadlifting, everyone has their own opinion on which style is most effective. I’ve been told that conventional is better than sumo by many people. I’ve also been told that sumo is better than conventional by many other people. Each group feels strongly that they are right and that the other group is wrong. …

Competitive Lifting with Crohn’s Disease

Rachel Zipsie 10/20/Life, Articles, Mental Toughness, Motivation, Nutrition, Powerlifting, Strength Training, Success Stories/Testimonials

By Rachel Zipsie Everyone has to start somewhere.  For most people, you don’t wake up one morning and say “Hey, I’m going to go to the gym and start powerlifting today!”  My lifting started with nearly dying multiple times due complications associated with Crohn’s disease and abusing my body for 20 plus years. So yes, I didn’t wake up one morning …