Tag: My Life In Lifts

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Phil Learney: My Life In Lifts

Phil Learney is a lifter and coach with more than 20 years’ experience, having competed in bodybuilding shows and powerlifting and strongman events. He’s the founder of the Advanced Coaching Academy, which aims to improve standards for everyone from general gymgoers to elite athletes.  Since he first started training as an overweight teenager, Phil Learney’s gone on to deadlift more than 300kg, build a reputation as one of the most sought-after trainers in the world, and convince The Rock that he might be stalking him. Here’s what he’s learned from a life of lifting. What’s been your proudest ever moment…

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Paul Carter: My Life In Lifts

Paul Carter is a strength and hypertrophy coach, life enthusiast and founder of Lift-Run-Bang. Here’s what he’s learned from powerlifting, bodybuilding and being a proud dad. Apart from authoring some of the most in-your-face, insightful blog posts (and books) on the pursuit of strength and muscle, Paul Carter’s a coach with years of experience and a wealth of programming available, gratis, online. Here, he tells us why he wishes he’d started focusing on bodybuilding movements earlier, why he doesn’t do mobility – and why he’s full of joy, not rage, when he lifts big. What’s been your proudest ever moment…

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Jamie Lewis: My Life in Lifts

Jamie Lewis is a world-class strength athlete who’s competed in strongman and powerlifting at 165lbs and 181lbs, co-founder of the supplement company Chaos and Pain (www.chaosandpain.com) and the author of some of the most controversial lifting articles on the planet. Here’s what he’s learned from a life in lifts.  Jamie Lewis isn’t afraid of sharing his opinions, but he’s also happy to back them up. He started powerlifting in response to critics of his training philosophy, rapidly rose to become #2 ranked in the US, and went on to break the raw world record with a total of 1,705lbs. Oh, and…

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Brandon Lilly: My Life in Lifts

Brandon Lilly is the creator of The Cube Method and one of the strongest powerlifters of all time. Here’s what more than two decades in the gym have taught him.  With world-class totals in multiple weight classes, both raw and equipped, strength coach Brandon Lilly has also helped over a dozen men total 2,000lbs or more, created The Cube Method and consulted with special forces and NFL teams. Here, he talks about what he’s learned from lifting, rowing, and Bill Kazmaier. What’s been your proudest ever moment in the gym – or on a platform? My proudest moment in the…

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Glenn Pendlay: My Life In Lifts

Glenn Pendlay is a USA Weightlifting Level 5 coach, the highest coaching accreditation available in the US. He’s got a masters degree in kinesiology and a squad of high-level lifters to his credit…oh, and you might have heard of the row variation named after him. Here’s what a life in lifting’s taught him. Glenn Pendlay is stronger than you. He’s snatched 170 kilos, cleaned 210, and military pressed ‘within 5 or 10lbs of the magic 400.’ But these days, he’s more focused on coaching than anything else – he’s responsible for a cadre of junior and national lifters, many of…

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Matt Wenning: My Life In Lifts

Matt Wenning is one of very few powerlifters to ever total over 2,600lb – but now he’s focused on more than just his own strength. Here’s what he’s learned from a life at the bar. With an all-time record of 2665 lbs in the 308-lb class, and a bench press over 800 lbs done in a full powerlifting meet, Matt Wenning is one of powerlifting’s all-time greats. He currently owns his own facility, where he trains firefighters and members of the military alongside members of the public. Here, he talks about his best days training, what lifting has given him,…

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