On June 29, 2022, strongman Mitchell Hooper completed a 425-kilogram (937-pound) deadlift for two reps during a training session. According to Hooper — despite apparent recovery and sleep roadblocks on the day of — the deadlift figure is just 10 kilograms (22 pounds) off of his all-time personal best. View this post on Instagram … Read more
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On June 29, 2022, weightlifter Olivia Reeves clean and jerked 138 kilograms (304.2 pounds) during the 2022 USA Weightlifting National Championships in Las Vegas, NV. This lift is a new Senior American weightlifting record for the 71-kilogram division. Reeves surpasses Kate Vibert’s (formerly Kate Nye) 137-kilogram (302-pound) clean & jerk from the 2019 International Weightlifting … Read more
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Over his near-decade-long powerlifting career, Phillip Herndon has built much of his reputation around an increasingly powerful back squat. On June 25, 2022, Herndon completed a sleeved squat of 395 kilograms (870 pounds) while training. That figure unofficially exceeds the raw squat World Record for a 110-kilogram powerlifter. It is five kilograms more than Kevin … Read more
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Throw any obstacle in strongwoman Rhianon Lovelace’s path, and it only seems to make her grow stronger. Even with troubles like a recent bout of pneumonia, the former World’s Strongest Woman Champion (2018) apparently doesn’t let many setbacks deter her from her goals. On June 27, 2022, Lovelace showed her unflappability again when she completed … Read more
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On June 27, 2022, Olympic weightlifter Kate Vibert (formerly Katherine Nye) recorded a 162-kilogram (356-pound) front squat during a training session. According to the Team USA athlete — who most recently competed at 76 kilograms — the front squat rep is a new personal record (PR) by two kilograms (4.4 pounds). Vibert wore a lifting … Read more
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Some lifters believe the more they work out, the better their results will be. That might mean training every day of the week or grinding out monstrous three-hour sessions in the gym. However, to paraphrase a warning from the philosopher B.I.G. — mo’ training, mo’ problems. Excessive training is a good way to burnout and … Read more
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