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
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A RECORD-breaking powerlifting couple celebrated world championship success just months after they married and began studying together at Glyndwr University.
A RETIRED science teacher is hoping to lift himself to gold at the Commonwealth Powerlifting Championships in December, writes SEAN DOUGLASS.
com)-- The National Institute for Fitness and Sport (NIFS) will be hosting a non-sanctioned Powerlifting Competition on Saturday, November 14, 2015.
As part of his preparations for Rio, Micky - who weighs 68kg - lifted 190kg to put him in fifth place among the world's best in the bench press at the powerlifting championships in Kazakhstan.
Weighty books and hefty library trolleys are no problem for Katy, who has just set a European powerlifting record and qualified for the world championships in Las Vegas.
The Teesside Barbarians Powerlifting club has already made its mark on the powerlifting scene, with a record including, conquering all four weight divisions they competed in at the Five Towns Powerlifting club deadlifting competition in Yorkshire last December.
President of the Powerlifting Federation Bakyt Kerimbekov said that the athletes cannot get an appointment with the Consular Division of the Embassy since April 22 as appointment hours have been scheduled for 2 months ahead.
MANY new mums choose to get back in shape by taking up swimming or joining a yoga class, but Polly Thompson opted for powerlifting.
Dubai: Ahmad Khamis Al Beloushi made a remarkable comeback from injury to bag the UAE's first gold medal at the Sixth Fazza IPC Powerlifting World Cup Dubai 2015 on Wednesday.
The Irish Drug Free Powerlifting Association bans drug use and about 10% of competitors are tested at every competition.
ISLAMABAD -- National Powerlifting Championship will roll into action on Friday at Punjab University, Lahore.
He also began researching how to sensibly return to his normal exercise program and especially how to resume powerlifting.