deadlift

While Rauno Heinla is one of strongman’s biggest names, he built much of his career profile on the back of his tremendous deadlift prowess. With the 2022 World Deadlift Championships (WDC) on the horizon later this summer, the Estonian athlete recently once again showed why he’s known as one of the globe’s top deadlifters. On
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The 2022 International Powerlifting Federation (IPF) World Classic Powerlifting Championships have seen one world record fall after another. The competitors in the Men’s 93-kilogram weight class on June 6-12, 2022, in Sun City, South Africa, were no exception.  Each of the three respective finishers on the podium — Chance Mitchell, Emil Krastev, and Jonathan Cayco
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The 2022 Special Olympics USA Games took place in Orlando, Florida, on June 5-10, 2022. The annual five-day contest enables neurodiverse athletes and athletes with physical disabilities to feature in a high-level, competitive setting. One such male competitor recently showed out with an impressive strength figure.  On June 8, 2022, 93-kilogram athlete Kevin Cantrell completed
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The 2022 International Powerlifting Federation (IPF) World Classic Powerlifting Championships have seen record after record fall thus far. One up-and-coming male competitor can now add to that extended list of achievements in Sun City, South Africa.  On June 9, 2022, during the latest edition of the IPF Worlds, powerlifter Asein Enahoro deadlifted a new raw
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On June 9, 2022, during the International Powerlifting Federation (IPF) World Classic Powerlifting Championships, 76-kil0gram powerlifter Jessica Buettner set three World Records on the squat, bench press, and total. In addition, Buettner’s new record deadlift of 261.5 kilograms (576.5 pounds) is the heaviest all-time deadlift by any female IPF competitor. The record-breaking deadlift — where
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On June 6, during the 2022 International Powerlifting Federation (IPF) World Classic Powerlifting Championships, Heather Connor broke the raw deadlift IPF World Record for the 47-kilogram weight class with a pull of 185 kilograms (407.9 pounds). That weight is four times her official competition body weight of 46.6 kilograms (102.7 pounds). It’s been a little
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Rauno Heinla is known for his deadlift prowess. The Estonian strongman is one of the few people to have pulled at least 453.6 kilograms (1,000 pounds), which he managed in December 2020. He also possesses the 400-kilogram (881.8-pound) deadlift for reps World Record with six. He set that figure at the 2020 World’s Ultimate Strongman
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Have power like 2018 World’s Strongest Woman (WSW) Champion Rhianon Lovelace (U64KG), and you can pull off incredible feats of strength almost on a whim.  On May 21-22, 2022, Lovelace competed in the 2022 British Powerlifting Union (BPU) Single Lift British Championships. Per the strongwoman, she had entered the meet at the “last minute.” That
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At just 22-years-old, powerlifter Jordanne Panton has built up quite the ledger of accomplishments. It’s her capability with her deadlift that perhaps draws the most acclaim.  On May 18, 2022, Panton (67.5KG) shared footage of herself deadlifting 235 kilograms (518 pounds) during a training session. Even if it’s unofficial because it occurred outside of a sanctioned
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The Silver Dollar deadlift yet again has a new top dog. On May 1, 2022, Ben Thompson pulled a 557.2-kilogram (1,272.5-pound) Silver Dollar deadlift during the 2022 World Deadlift Council (WDC) World Silver Dollar Championships in Paisley, Scotland. Thompson’s figure was enough to notch the overall victory and the new all-time Silver Dollar deadlift world
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After an approximate one-year absence, Nicolaas du Preez returned to competitive powerlifting, and it’s like he never left. On May 14, 2022, the powerlifter set a new competition PR total of 1037.5 kilograms (2287.3 pounds) during the 2022 Rhino Powerlifting Club (RPC) Elite Raw in Praetoria, South Africa. du Preez’s final top total consisted of
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Agata Sitko is only 19-years-old, but she’s already one of the bigger upcoming names in powerlifting. On May 3-8, 2022, the Polish athlete verified that status with a memorable performance during the 2022 European Powerlifting Federation (EPF) European Open, Junior & Sub-Juniors Equipped Powerlifting Championships. First, Sitko — who competed in the 84-kilogram weight class
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