POWERLIFTING

What is powerlifting you ask?

Powerlifting is a strength sport and weight training exercise that consists of three attempts at maximal weight on three lifts: squat, bench press, and deadlift.

 it involves the athlete attempting a maximal weight single lift of a barbell loaded with weight plates

In competition, lifts may be performed equipped or un-equipped (un-equipped, referred to as 'raw'. Equipped referring to a supportive bench shirt or squat/deadlift suit or briefs)

Weight belts, knee sleeves, wrist wraps and special footwear may also be used, but are not considered when distinguishing equipped from un-equipped lifting.

Here at Steel & Stone Gym, we have affiliated with Powerlifting Australia.  Powerlifting Australia is recognised by the Australian Sports Commission & the Australian Sports Anti-Doping Agency & is also the affiliate in Australia of World Powerlifting and the Oceania Powerlifting Federation.


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