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History of Powerlifting, Weightlifting and Strength Training Part 66 1

I was very late entering the computer age and still do not own a cell phone. I have few skills beyond sending e mail and utilizing the computer keyboard as one would a typewriter to compose articles. When my computer […]

History of Powerlifting, Weightlifting and Strength Training Part 65 2

Talking Diversity in Lifting Ability Part 2 Not everyone believes that watching a lifting contest is “a good thing.” I directed my first powerlifting meet in the late-1970’s and it was “de facto direction” if it was anything. My friends […]

History of Powerlifting, Weightlifting and Strength Training Part 64 0

Talking Diversity in Lifting Ability Although the emphasis is always on powerlifting in our series of TITAN articles, very much like the features I wrote for more than two consecutive decades for the sorely missed Powerlifting USA Magazine, the related […]

History of Powerlifting, Weightlifting and Strength Training Part 63 0

Logic, Equipment, CrossFit (and that is a trademarked name)! One More Time For “The Other Side” Of the many responses that were evoked by last month’s article that focused upon the CrossFit phenomenon sweeping the nation if not the world, […]

History of Powerlifting, Weightlifting and Strength Training – Part 62 0

Logic, Equipment, CrossFit (and that is a trademarked name)! From Wikipedia: “CrossFit is a strength and conditioning program designed to help people gain a broad and general fitness. CrossFit programming concentrates on constantly varied functional movements performed at high intensity […]

History of Powerlifting, Weightlifting and Strength Training – Part 61 0

Prototyping Part 8 If one were to enter the famous York Barbell Club gym during the 1950’s and early 1960’s, the greatest lifters in the country, some among the greatest in the world, would be seen lifting barbells loaded with […]

History of Powerlifting, Weightlifting and Strength Training – Part 60 1

Prototyping Part 7 Beginning the body of this month’s article with a reference to York Barbell Company is coincidental as I received an e mail from former and long time York Barbell employee Jan Dellinger immediately before submitting this for […]

History of Powerlifting, Weightlifting and Strength Training – Part 59 0

Prototyping Part 6 One of our TITAN readers asked why I presented eccentric training and the equipment used for it as a point of emphasis for prototyping information. He wanted to know if it would have been more effective to […]

History of Powerlifting, Weightlifting and Strength Training – Part 58 0

Prototyping Part 5 There was a significant amount of feedback regarding last month’s article about machine and power rack prototyping. I thought that our readers might enjoy some comments from long time lifter and trainee Dan Martin of California. I […]

History of Powerlifting, Weightlifting and Strength Training – Part 57 0

Prototyping Part 4 I’ve always taken the request to assist any equipment, exercise machine, barbell, and/or plate manufacturer with seriousness and appreciation. I assume that any new product represents an investment of time, effort, and money that will very much […]

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