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Ray Williams at Arlington Strength
Ray Williams holds the American Record with a 1,005 raw squat from the 2016 USAPL National Championships. Williams, however, does not hold the IPF World Record as the National Championships were not an international event. The world record belongs to Jezza Uepa (Nauru) with a 1,003-pound squat at the Oceania Classic Powerlifting & Bench Press Championship. Yesterday, while training at Arlington Strength,...
Ray Williams during 1,005-pound squat
The USAPL Raw Nationals were this past weekend and Ray Williams set a new IPF World Record with a 1,005-pound squat. Williams competes in the +120kg (+264lb) weight class and has been flirting with the half ton squat for the past year. Williams went 9-for-9 on the day and posted a 1,005-pound squat, a 528-pound bench press and an 843-pound...
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A couple days ago, Brian Shaw was shown on Mark Bell's Instagram page rowing a 12.8 second 100-meter row on the Concept2 rower. At the time it was thought to be a world record, however, it now looks like it may (or may not) be one. The official world record is 12.77 seconds set by Ross Love. The Concept2 rower...
Reebok Legacy Lifters Review
The highly anticipated Reebok Legacy Lifters are finally here on Rogue Fitness. We were able to get our hands on them and they are living up to the hype! The Reebok Legacy Lifters were inspired by and created with the help of USA Weightlifting's CJ Cummings. The shoes are a complete move away from the Reebok CrossFit Lifters. The Legacy Lifters...
Ray Williams sets Raw Squat World Record
Ray Williams proved once again he is the strongest powerlifter in the International Powerlifting Federation (IPF). At the IPF World Championships, Williams squatted 438kg to set a new Raw Open World Record. For those without a calculator, that is 963.6-pounds! Ray Williams squats 438 kg for a new Open World Record! !! #IPF #IPFworlds #squat #squats #skwaats...
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Mark Bell recently attended a USAPL Youth Meet and captured footage from the event. It's impressive to watch these young kids squat, bench and deadlift and just enjoy the sport of Powerlifting. https://youtu.be/pwAxqBXvJvI
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Rogue Fitness again created some amazing equipment for this year's Strongman Classic at the Arnold Sports Festival 2016 in Columbus, Ohio. From new metal plates to the Elephant Bar, Rogue stepped up its game and showcased its ability to manufacture awesome equipment. Take a look at all of the videos from Rogue at the Arnold Sports Festival. https://youtu.be/GlOpoqF1V0k https://youtu.be/6kE7bzveF2s https://youtu.be/0picHi4kUuw https://youtu.be/ccfdORb_g90 https://youtu.be/B_0n6-QBcoA https://youtu.be/LUCZJRsGBVY https://youtu.be/7ll-2_FQDoc https://youtu.be/69m9QvTogMg https://youtu.be/s6VoL3lp9zQ https://youtu.be/W6DAbD467ww https://youtu.be/eY2HWQRv_mU https://youtu.be/l1q5G9DWyZc https://youtu.be/C0laZZ1HAyk
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Mark Bell attended the Arnold Sports Festival 2016 and captured some of the biggest lifts from the strongman deadlift competition. He also spent some time with the Sling Shot crew working the Expo as well as some smack talking with Strongman Brian Shaw. Enjoy! https://youtu.be/jVQ4MELOuFc
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Rogue Fitness has started its Matte Black Friday deals already. Throughout the week, Rogue will be offering items at discounted prices until the inventory sells out. Right now, there are a ton of apparel items on sale including Nike Metcon 2's, Rogue branded shirts, Thompson Fatbells and Rogue Urethane Dumbbells. Click the photos below to take advantage of the deals while...
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Brian Shaw, the World's Strongest Man, joins Mark Bell and Silent Mike on the Super Training Podcast. Shaw teaches you how to improve your overhead press. And unless you're Brian Shaw, you probably have some room to improve your press...so take some time and watch. https://youtu.be/crQO6HtH7C4 // This content uses referral links. Read our disclosure policy for more info.
2016 USAPL National Calendar
Here's a quick reference guide of the 2016 USAPL National Calendar. Date Event Location Feb. 14 Youth National Championships Aurora, CO Mar. 4-6 Arnold Sports Festival Columbus, OH Mar. 19-20 Military Nationals Orlando, FL Mar. 31-Apr. 3 High School National Powerlifting Championships Orlando, FL Apr. 14-17 Collegiate National Championship Providence, RI May 19-22 National Championships Aurora, CO Sep. 10-11 Bench Press National Championships Aurora, CO Oct. 13-16 Raw Nationals Atlanta, GA Dec. 2-3 American Open and Police & Fire Nationals Scranton, PA
TheBarbellSpin.com
We are looking for brands in the CrossFit, Weightlifting or Powerlifting communities that share our vision of growing awareness and visibility of "barbell" sports. The Barbell Spin is built to give fans of these sports a closer look at the athletes and events. To help further build awareness and create new original content, we are looking to partner with fitness...
The WRPF World Championships 2015 took place earlier this month. Watch some huge weight getting moved around in this photo gallery captured by Klepikova Daria. You can find more of her work on Instagram (@klepikovadaria) and on Facebook (@klepikovadaria). During the event, Andrey Malanichev set two raw world records with a 475kg (1,047lbs) back squat and a 1,135kg (2,497lbs) total. You can watch...
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Chelsea Zimmerman, a contributor of The Barbell Spin, discusses her recent injuries and how she is working to get back on the platform. Follow Chelsea on Instagram (@chelseaalma). https://youtu.be/vQlympEO2CM Click here for Chelsea's interview leading up to the 2015 USAPL Raw Nationals. Click here for Chelsea's recap of her performance at the 2015 USAPL Raw Nationals.
Reebok Legacy Lifter
The highly anticipated Reebok Legacy Lifter has finally been put up on the Rogue Fitness website. Click here to purchase for $199.99!
Heather Connor at 2015 USAPL Raw Nationals
Two weeks ago, I recently competed in the 2015 USAPL Raw Nationals in Scranton, Pennsylvania. It was definitely unlike any other competition I have competed in. The atmosphere of walking into the convention center and the nerves leading up to competition was unlike anything else. Especially when you know there are 1,147 other competitors wanting the same thing as...
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My goal of competing in the 2015 USAPL Raw Nationals was to qualify for the Arnold. Did I accomplish my goal? Unfortunately I did not. Fortunately, with the competition in Scranton it made me feel comfortable and confident for the meet. I had previously lived there for five years and knew the area like the back of my hand. I...
The 2015 USAPL Raw Nationals went down as the largest meet in USA Powerlifting history, with over 1,100 lifters, at least a dozen vendors and the biggest turnout of spectators from start to finish I have ever witnessed.  Twelve warm-up platforms readied the athletes to compete on one of the four competition platforms awaiting them in the venue.  With...
The 2015 USAPL Raw Nationals took place in Scranton, Pennsylvania, on October 15-18. Many thanks to Adam Palmer and Photo Reactive for photographing the event. Catch him on Instagram at @photoreactive and on Facebook at @photoreactive.