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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LAHORE -- Inaugural Chief Executive Railways national women powerlifting championship will be held here from March 20 under the aegis of Pakistan Railways Sports Board at Railways stadium.
She then turned to powerlifting and became a sensation of sorts, winning the 'Strong woman of Kerala' title thrice.
Prospect Heights alderman breaks state powerlifting records -- again
National Paralympic team of Kyrgyzstan won two silver medals at the World Powerlifting Cup, which took place from February 16-22 in Dubai (UAE).
DuBose is one of 25 members of the Bull Stewart Powerlifting team, many of whom lift weights incomprehensible to most of us.
With over a 100 athletes taking part, the next phase will be held in Lahore from the 26th with competitions in football and powerlifting before moving to Karachi from February 18 for basketball, cycling, swimming and tennis events and concluding in March with athletics in Peshawar.
Summary: New Delhi [India], Jan 7 (ANI): Powerlifting world champion Saksham Yadav on Sunday succumbed to the injuries he sustained in a road accident earlier in the day.
A Royal Navy medic based at HM Naval Base Clyde has set two new records during a recent Powerlifting Championship in Glasgow.
ISLAMABAD -- Three Pakistani female powerlifters, Saniha Ghafoor, Twinkle Sohail and Sybil Sohail, clean sweeped their respective categories during the Oceania Pacific Powerlifting Championship.
Karachi -- Saniha Ghafoor and Twinkle Sohail each grabbed four gold medals while Pkistan's male players also performed well in Oceania-Pacific Men and Women Powerlifting Championships underway at Park Avenue Convention Centre in Singapore.
Iranian Paralympic powerlifter Siamand Rahman has produced a magnificent display of strength and prowess at the 2017 World Para Powerlifting Championships in Mexico, and been awarded the top honor.
It is important to train constantly; both powerlifting and weightlifting are challenging sport, I find weightlifting to be easier and of course powerlifting is something which I've just started.