Differences Observed Between A Geared Lifter and A Raw Lifter

1. At a geared meet you never hear “Wow, that guy buried that squat. That’s impressive!”  You might hear “Man, that guy squatted way too low.  What an idiot.”  2.  You never hear in the warm up room of a geared meet, “Throw the 2 & 1/2s on the bar!” But, I have at a raw meet. 3.  […]

One Voice

          Powerlifters, have you ever been ready to take a big attempt at a meet…focused and prepared for the task at hand, when out of the blue someone starts shouting some random cue that you have never heard before? Let alone had time to process and implement?  I can assure you this has happened to […]

A Samurai and his Sword

by Jeff Miller                   They say the soul of a samurai lies within his beautiful, deadly and honored sword.  John F. Murphy writes on HistoryNet.com “So vital to the samurai spirit was the genesis of such a magnificent weapon that Shinto priests would be called in to bless the beginning of the process and […]

The Evil Twin Bench Shirt Review

          Back in the summer of 2016 one of my training partners, Tom Schmidt showed up at the gym with this new bench shirt sent to him by Anderson Powerlifting.  Tom usually competed with a Titan single ply Katana.  Lately he had been messing around in a couple of Titan multiply shirts with some good […]

Your Bench Speed Sucks

Your Speed Bench Sucks Jeff Miller             Dear powerlifters, ninety percent of your speed benches are lacking something.  SPEED.  We have all read the articles.  We have heard the recommendations from the top trainers and lifters in the world.  Dynamic bench work should be sixty percent of your one rep raw max. Twenty five years […]

Get the Most From Your Powerlifting Workout with These Tips

Did you know that your body has over 650 muscles in it? If you are looking to build these muscles by engaging in a powerlifting routine, then it is important to keep a few essential tips in mind. Consider the following, then work with the team here at Anderson Powerlifting to ensure you are set […]

Resistance Bands: How You Can Add Variety To Your Powerlifting Workouts

Resistance bands may not be the first workout accessory you think of when it comes to powerlifting. But resistance bands are an essential tool for many powerlifters, especially those who want to test their strength or make workouts more interesting. Resistance bands provide an ascending resistant throughout your range of motion. This helps to provide […]

4 Tips For Finding The Right Weight Lifting Belt

Powerlifting is a demanding sport, both physically and mentally. In order to ensure you’re fully prepared for these demands, it’s vital that you understand as much about your equipment as possible. There are many different kinds of powerlifting gear and accessories that can make your movements — from deadlifts to bench presses — more powerful […]