Learn Powerlifting From World Class Athletes and Coaches



Avi Silverberg, National Powerlifting Team Coach

Chris Fudge, Coach & National Level Powerlifter

Dr. Megan Branton

Dr. Megan Bryanton, Human Performance 

Clifton Pho, World Powerlifting Champion

steve denovi

Steve DeNovi, MBA, 10+ years coaching


effective weighted vest workout exercises

The Best Weighted Vest Workouts: 13 Exercises

Not all resistance training needs to be done with weight in your hands. Weighted vests are a versatile and effective way to add resistance to your workouts, helping you build strength, improve endurance, and burn more calories. Incorporating a weighted vest into your exercise routine can enhance almost any exercise, challenge your body, and help

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best ice bath tubs

16 Best Ice Bath Tubs To Speed Up Recovery

So, you’re ready to make the (financial) plunge into an ice bath tub? Then bravo for taking the next step toward cold water therapy! But first, chill out a bit… It’s normal to have second thoughts on whether you’re buying the right cold tub for you — especially when it can run anywhere from a

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best weightlifting books

15 Best Weightlifting Books in 2023

Whether you’re a beginning lifter or an advanced athlete, you know you need to be more active in developing your weight training plan to hit the next level in your training. You don’t know any experts, so books about weightlifting are the next best thing. But what weightlifting books should you read first? The 15

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best crossfit shoes

10 Best CrossFit Shoes of 2023

With the variety of movements in CrossFit workouts, you need shoes that can handle heavy lifting, running, and jumping. They also need to be durable since you’ll be running outside and doing rope climbs and handstand push-ups — all of which can quickly cause rips and tears in a cheap or poor-quality shoe. But how

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best powerlifting barbells

10 Best Powerlifting Barbells For Your Home Gym

The top piece of equipment for any powerlifter is a power bar. Sure, it would be nice to have a top-level power rack, but without a barbell, the lift wouldn’t happen! Many great brands provide excellent barbells, so how do you determine the best powerlifting bars on the market? The 10 top powerlifting barbells in

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best squat racks

13 Best Squat Racks

The squat rack is a vital piece of equipment for any gym, whether it be a commercial gym or a home gym. It allows you to get the most out of your training, as it will enable you to set up exercises you wouldn't be able to do without one.  Finding one, on the other

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best sauna suits

8 Best Sauna Suits To Burn Extra Calories

Wearing a sauna suit is one of the most popular ways to quickly heat your body up and start sweating. You can use these on-the-go saunas during or after your workout. They are great for anybody who wants to burn extra calories. There are so many options for different sauna suits, so how do you

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best powerlifting programs

11 Best Powerlifting Programs to Maximize Your Strength Goals

In the world of powerlifting, finding the right training program can be the difference between achieving new personal records or plateauing in your progress. With so many programs available, deciding which is best suited for your specific goals, experience level, and schedule can be challenging.  That's where we come in. We've researched and compiled a

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best powerlifting hoodies

12 Best Powerlifting & Bodybuilding Hoodies

For powerlifters and bodybuilders, something as simple as a hoodie may seem like an afterthought when you’re already worrying about belts, knee sleeves, singlets, and shoes. But the right hoodie can keep you comfortable during your workout, keep your body warm if you train in a cold gym, and allow you to move without restriction.

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best home gym flooring

11 Best Home Gym Flooring in 2023

Whether you’re working out in a garage, in your living room, or in the bedroom, you need to choose the most appropriate home gym flooring to meet your workout needs and preferences. High-quality home gym flooring protects your floorboards, reduces noise when you drop weights, and looks aesthetically pleasing.   The 11 best home gym flooring

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best crossfit grips

7 Best CrossFit Grips

When you do CrossFit frequently, your hands take a beating from all the pull-ups, muscle-ups, and toes-to-bars you do. While you can’t completely stop calluses from forming, you can wear grips to lessen their severity and prevent them from tearing. As someone who’s done CrossFit since 2015, I’ve used many of the most popular grips

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best barbell collars

10 Best Barbell Collars in 2023

Are you tired of your weight plates slipping mid-set? Do you dread the thought of your plates coming crashing down on your unsuspecting toes? You’re not alone, amigo. Even veteran gym rats share this fear…worse, some experience it first-hand. But don’t worry, the era of flimsy barbell clips is officially over! I’ve scoured the market

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Best Ab Roller Workout: 9 Exercises for an Unbreakable Core

If you’ve ever wanted an ab roller workout, this article is for you. The ab wheel is an incredibly versatile piece of equipment. While you rarely see someone using it outside of the standard kneeling rollouts, it has incredibly broad application. The ab wheel is a great place to start if you’re trying to add variety

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25 Best Protein Powders for Weight Gain

I’ve been in the health and fitness industry for almost ten years, and I can understand how difficult it can be for some people to choose the supplement that suits their goals the most. As a medical doctor, I know from talking with patients how challenging it can be to gain muscle mass. Sometimes it's

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deadlift vs squat

Deadlift vs Squat: Differences, Pros, & Cons

Two of the most common movements in any program are the deadlift and squat. Many believe they are the same type of movement. However, they are very different exercises. So, let’s compare deadlift vs squat: what’s the difference? The deadlift is a pulling exercise that requires the athlete to lift resistance in front of their body,

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7 Best Weight Lifting Hooks Reviewed

7 Best Weight Lifting Hooks

Some links in this article are affiliate links, which means I earn from qualifying purchases. One issue that has a huge impact on your lifting capabilities is the failure of your grip. In fact, a weak grip can limit how much you can lift, no matter how strong the rest of your body is. This

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11 Best Caffeine-Free Pre-Workouts

You need a pick-me-up before your next workout, but you’re sensitive to caffeine and aren’t sure which caffeine-free pre-workout to use. We’ve got you covered. We sifted through several of the best pre-workout without caffeine options so can get to your next training session pronto. Here’s a list of the 11 best caffeine-free pre-workouts: If

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10 Best Powerlifting Books for All Levels of Lifters

If you’re looking for some of the best books to read to improve your knowledge of powerlifting, you’ve come to the right place. Some of my favorite books about training contain methods of improving performance for both barbell and non-barbell sports. While those books are great to read, and many of the principles apply to

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How To Workout Forearms_With Dumbbells

Best Forearm Workouts With Dumbbells: 10 Exercises

Forearm training is commonly neglected, with many lifters leaving their forearms as a weak point in their physique, or causing deadlift grip issues. There are many options for forearm training, but which exercises are best when it comes to using dumbbells? The best forearm workouts with dumbbells should use some of these 10 exercises: At

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Are Deadlifts A Back Or Legs Exercise

Should You Deadlift On Back Or Leg Day?

Knowing is the deadlift is a back exercise will help you plan what day to train it. If you ask a bodybuilder, they might deadlift on a back day. If you ask a powerlifter, they might deadlift on a leg day. So should you deadlift on back or leg day? Deadlifts can be put on

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Hi! I’m Avi Silverberg and this is the place where my friends and I nerd out about powerlifting technique.  On this blog we share all the things we wish we knew when getting started.  On a personal level, I’ve been dedicating myself to the world of powerlifting for the past 15 years, having both competed and coached at the highest level.

Just Launched: The First Time Powerlifter

Just Launched: The First Time Powerlifter