The Gold Standard

Titan Support Systems Inc is the gold standard in Strength and Powerlifting gear.

Since 1981, we have manufactured the overwhelmingly majority of our products entirely in the United States.

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Daily Archives: June 19, 2014

The Jackson Barbell (Part II)

As noted in the previous Part Ten of this series, Andy Jackson produced what was considered by many to be the finest Olympic barbell set in the world as a one man manufacturing force. That he did it from the basement of his house in New Jersey made him truly unique. Unlike most involved in weight training, many fellows from my neighborhood knew the different bars, plates, and nuances of the available equipment. There was quite a bit of weight training activity in the neighborhood because it was a “fighting place” and as I have written in numerous articles through the decades, a lot of local men trained in an era when weight training of any kind was not a popular activity. Knowing you would have to fight or protect your family or yourself on the street at some time, was a great incentive to become stronger. Former NFL player Lyle Alzado was two years behind me in high school and to give perspective on the way things were, I often refer others to the numerous comments he made when describing the neighborhood and his own violent past in his many television and print interviews to present a “feel” for the way it was.

Family Owned


The Alaniz family are true American pioneers in the field of innovating and manufacturing Powerlifting and Strength products.

Since 1981, they have played a leading role in the development of equipment and the growth of the sport through sponsorships and contributions.

Pete Alaniz was awarded the prestigious Brother Bennett award from the USAPL in 2006. ×

Since 1981


Since 1981, Titan Support Systems Inc has been leading the charge in innovation and craftsmanship of Powerlifting and Strength products.

Each product we innovate undergoes a lengthy research and development process.

We have a dedicated team of product engineers and our products are tried and tested by leading strength athletes across the globe.


Made in USA


Our belts, singlets, wraps and equipped gear are proudly manufactured in the United States.

In spite of the pressures of globalism resulting in mass importation of low cost and poor quality imports from Pakistan, our brand has remained firm in it's commitment to manufacturing quality products in our home state of Texas.

Our products enshrine the true values of the American heartland - handwork, dedication, commitment and pride in work.

Titan Support Systems Inc is the embodiment of the American dream, which is only made possible due to the loyalty of our customers.


IPF Approved


We proudly boast the largest range of IPF Approved products.

As the first adopter of the "IPF Approved" accreditation scheme, we remain committed to approving all of our products that fall within IPF regulations.


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