About PowerliftingTechnique.com

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PowerliftingTechnique.com was founded in 2019 by Avi Silverberg, Head Coach for Team Canada Powerlifting. His goal was to provide the world’s most helpful strength training content, showing people like you how to get stronger. 
 

Our team strives to live up to this mission and is compromised of top athletes, coaches, and experts in powerlifting. If you have a specific question that we haven’t answered in one of our articles, please contact us and we’ll either answer you directly or write an article addressing it. 

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What You Will Find On PowerliftingTechnique.com

  • Exercise Guides to help you find the right lifts to achieve your powerlifting goals. Then you can focus on perfecting your technique with simple step-by-step instructions. 
  • Equipment Reviews to help you find the right tools to increase your strength effectively. We only recommend products that we’ve used ourselves and we aren’t paid to shill the latest fad.
  • Powerlifting Courses offer advanced lessons in competing and technique to take your lifts to the highest level.   
Using our training app, you can also get started with one of our 14 tried-and-true powerlifting programs.

OUR EXPERT TEAM

Our team of writers include some of the world’s top minds in strength training and powerlifting.  We’re made up of World Champion powerlifters, National team coaches, therapists, and scientists.  Together, we bring a wide range of experience to our site through the content we develop.  

CLIFTON PHO

Writer

Clifton Pho’s most notable achievement is winning the 2017 IPF Classic World Championships in the Junior 66kg class whilst setting an Open World Record Deadlift.  He graduated with a Bachelors of Science degree in Kinesiology and is currently pursuing a Doctor of Chiropractic.  You can connect with him on Instagram or LinkedIn.  

CHRIS FUDGE, BPhEd, CSCS

Writer

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Chris Fudge has over 20,000 hours of high level coaching experience.  He has worked with powerlifters, award winning fitness models, and professional athletes.  He has been awarded Personal Trainer of The Year across Canada, and is a nationally ranked powerlifter.  You can connect with him on Instagram or LinkedIn.  

DR. MEGAN BRYANTON

Writer

Dr. Megan Bryanton is a human performance scientist specializing in biomechanics as applied to strength and conditioning.  Megan received her PhD in human Kinetics from the University of Ottawa (2016).  In addition to being a certified strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS), her research area explored how limiting muscle groups should be addressed in training.  Megan formerly competed at the international level as a powerlifter and owns Kinetic Advantage Consulting.  You can connect with her on Instagram or LinkedIn

STEVE DENOVI

Writer

Steve Denovi has 10+ years of experience working with clientele from all walks of life and currently specializes in working with powerlifters and their pursuit of strength.  He has his MBA in Marketing but found himself after college following his passion within the fitness industry.  Steve now coaches athletes all across the USA and takes a special interest in helping to mentor new coaches and providing content to help educate the strength community. You can connect with him on Instagram or LinkedIn

Kent Nilson

Writer

Kent Nilson is an online strength coach, residing in Calgary, Alberta, Canada.  He is a Certified Personal Trainer through the Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology. When he’s not training, coaching, or volunteering at powerlifting meets, you’ll find Kent drinking coffee or enjoying his next eggs benedict.  Connect with him on FacebookInstagram, or LinkedIn.

Norman Cheung

Writer

Norman Cheung is a powerlifting coach and an accredited strength and conditioning coach under the UKSCA. He has been coaching powerlifting since 2012 and has been an IPF Team GB coach since 2016. Along side coaching, he takes interest in helping powerlifters take their first step into coaching. He currently runs his coaching services at Strong Ambition Coaching.  You can connect with him on Instagram.

Adam Gardner

Writer

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Adam Gardner is a proud resident of Utah, where he lives with his wife and two kids. He has been competing in powerlifting since 2016 in both the USPA and the APF. For the past three years, he and his wife, Merrili, have coached beginning lifters to learn the fundamentals of powerlifting and compete in their first powerlifting competitions. You can connect with him on LinkedIn.

Javad Bakhshinejad

Writer

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Javad Bakhshinejad has a MS in Kinesiology from Seattle University and was a Strength Coach in the athletic department. He was a competitive bodybuilder for 8 years where he later transitioned to competitive powerlifting for 4 years. Currently, He has his own personal coaching business, where he works with powerlifters and bodybuilders. You can connect with him on FacebookInstagram, or LinkedIn.

MAGGIE MORGAN

Social Media Manager

Maggie Morgan competed at the 2016 IPF Classic World Championships as a 63kg junior, placing 6th in her class.  Along with her experience in powerlifting and education in nutrition, she has specialized in nutrition coaching for strength athletes.  Maggie is our Video Editor and Social Media Manager.  You can connect with Maggie on Instagram or LinkedIn.    

Wilson Julianes

Content Manager

Wilson Julianes is our Content Manager, who works with writers to get their article published on our website.  He edits, formats, creates images for each article, and is an expert in everything Wordpress.  Wilson also creates the categories on our website, which helps readers find the information they’re looking for. 

ATHINA CRILLEY

Writer

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Athina Crilley is a Biochemistry graduate who has a passion for health, fitness, and medicine. She has been copywriting for over five years, and is the host and producer of Finding Flo podcast, which focuses on women’s health and hormones. You can connect with her on her websiteInstagram, or LinkedIn.
 

Want to write for us?

We have a growing team of experts who contribute to our blog.  They offer a wide range of experience and professional advice, ranging from World Champion powerlifters to top strength coaches.  If you have unique experience in powerlifting and would like to write for PowerliftingTechnique.com, please send us a mesasge.  

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