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The Great Nemesis I Encountered Just Before My 50th Birthday

Neal Wooten | Posted 06.29.2015 | Fifty
Neal Wooten

Okay, I won't actually be 50 until August, but I've always done things a little faster than most. I skipped T-ball and went straight to Farm League. I graduated high school at 17. I was the first one from my high school to win a first-place math trophy, and the first to bench press 450 pounds.

This Is What It Means To 'Lift Like A Girl'

The Huffington Post | Nina Bahadur | Posted 02.09.2015 | Women

"I like to feel strong. I like showing that I can." That's what one young woman has to say about powerlifting in a new video from students at Oxfor...

Squats Are Safe, But You're Probably Doing Them Wrong

Mark Rippetoe | Posted 02.21.2014 | Healthy Living
Mark Rippetoe

One of the most persistent myths in the entire panoply of conventional exercise wisdom is that squats below parallel are somehow bad for the knees. Better-informed professionals know better. Here are four reasons why.

CrossFit: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

Mark Rippetoe | Posted 02.09.2014 | Healthy Living
Mark Rippetoe

During this seven-year period of time I've become quite familiar with the system and the people who developed it, I've watched it change significantly over these years, and I've come to hold several opinions regarding CrossFit. Some of them I will share with you here.

Lifting Myself

Tristan Higgins | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Tristan Higgins

I decided a few years ago that I was done with allowing my history to limit my future. I dropped a bunch of weight and started doing lots of stuff that I didn't think I could do. Lifting is one of those things. No matter how much weight I can lift, I am lifting myself. That makes me a winner.

Hey Women: Paint-on Muscles Aren't Going to Help When You're Old

Dana McMahan | Posted 08.13.2013 | Healthy Living
Dana McMahan

We need to stop accepting the magazines stories that tell us to avoid bulking up at all costs, especially when that cost could be to our bone health.

In Celebration Of Women Who Powerlift

Dana McMahan | Posted 07.01.2013 | Healthy Living
Dana McMahan

I blogged about weightlifting and grew into a community, online and off, of women and men who loved lifting heavy. My story of walking into a gym unable to do a pushup and transforming, in my mid-30s, into a record-breaking powerlifter even inspired some to take up sports or join a gym.

Raising A 10-Year-Old World Record Holder

Posted 07.11.2012 | Parents

Ten-year-old Naomi Kutin is part of an elite group. Like tween skateboard master Tom Schaar, she's joined a tiny contingent of kids whose short biogra...

I'm A Woman And I Love Powerlifting

Blisstree.com | Dana McMahan | Posted 10.24.2011 | Healthy Living

By Dana McMahan for Blisstree.com I spend four days per week in a gym; on days off, I pine to be there. I lift hundreds of pounds, sport smeary ch...

David Moye

Powerlifting Pastor Wants To Pick Up 20 Women At Once

HuffingtonPost.com | David Moye | Posted 11.15.2011 | Weird News

A man is going to attempt to pick up 20 women all at once this weekend--and, no, it's not Anthony Weiner. Nope, he's Reverend Kevin Fast. When he's...