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I came, I saw, I lifted and I didn’t poop my pants.

This weekend was the “Urban Athletic Games” (Formarly Calgary¬†Festival of Strength) It’s a fun event, this year they had Crossfit, Strongman and Powerlifting going at the same time. It’s loud, fun, and you have to dodge protein induced flatulence which while disgusting can also lead to massive giggles. I was pretty nervous going in. I had only been lifting heavy […]

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52NEW National Record Holder (2)

Well it looks like I can add “National Record Holder” to my resume! I never expect this when I started powerlifting… and my trainer say’s we are only just beginning. It shall be interesting to see where this road leads! At the Calgary Festival of Strength on October 13th Back Squat – 295lbs (National Record – for age/weight) Bench Press […]

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52NEW ~ Powerlifting. Who would think I could pick up 270lbs?

On July 9th I participated in my very first Powerlifting Competition, it took place during the Okanagan Strength weekend being put on by Naturally Fit and Predator Barbell. I met some very nice and very strong people! Must of us are unaware that we have world, national and regional champions right here in the Okanagan.¬† I had the privilege to […]

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