powerlifting

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pow·er·lift·ing

 (pou′ər-lĭf′tĭng)
n.
Competitive weightlifting in which participants perform the squat, dead lift, and bench press.

powerlifting

(ˈpaʊəˌlɪftɪŋ)
n
(Weightlifting) a form of weightlifting in which contestants compete in the dead lift, squat, and bench press
ˈpowerˌlifter n
Translations
dynamophilie
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It was disappointing," said Dufresne, a 200-pounder and an accomplished power-lifter.
Wooldale Wanderers Football Club chairman Paul Dean (right), handed over the Examiner Trophy to British world championship power-lifter Terry Dean as Huddersfield's Sports Personality of the Year.
Former power-lifter Choi has had more success in America than any other Asian male golfer, winning seven Tour titles.
Martin, a former professional power-lifter, will be the Bees' first specialist backs coach since former England sevens international Ben Harvey was sacked last December.
AN ALL-conquering power-lifter is helping Birmingham youngsters quit crime and aim for glory.
Ralph Sample, 58, a champion power-lifter from Deckham, Gateshead, is just one example of individuals who are helping keep the community healthy.
Goldman, a former competitive power-lifter turned physician and sports medicine specialist, was an early, and shrill, critic of performance pharmacology.
Pauline, who today is a keen power-lifter, stayed at the club for a number of months after graduating.
Variety and enthusiasm are other watchwords which have helped Black travel a winding road that began as a 16-year-old apprentice at St James's Park and has included spells as a pro boxer, sprinter, power-lifter and personal motivator to countless sportsmen and women.
Amanda got into bodybuilding after she met her policeman husband Mal, 33 - a massive 6ft 3in, 19-stone power-lifter.
today is like comparing a Venice Beach power-lifter with Pee-wee Herman.
In Bigger Stronger Faster, director Chris Bell uses the struggles of his elder brother, a small hall wrestler, and his younger brother, a leading power-lifter, to put forward the idea that "steroids are not the problem - they're just another side-effect of being American".