How To Set SMART Powerlifting Goals

01/15/2021 Arian Khamesi 0

This VIDEO goes over how you should be setting goals for yourself in the sport of Powerlifting. In the video, I go over what is S.M.A.R.T. goals. S.M.A.R.T. stands for Specific, Measurable, Achievable, Relevant, and Time-based. You want your goals to be Specific. You don’t want your goal to simple by, “I want to get healthy” or “I want to get stronger”. You want to be as specific as possible with your goal so you Read More

Expenses For A Local USA Powerlifting Competition

01/14/2021 Arian Khamesi 0

In this VIDEO, I breakdown our top expenses for our 2021 USAPL Boynton Barbell Center Championship that we recently ran. This gives lifters an insight into where their money goes when they compete. In addition, if you’re interested in becoming a meet director, then this can give you an idea of the costs involved. The meet was a 2-day event with 66 lifters initially entered. Of those 66 lifters, 3 got a refund, 1 got Read More

Latest Powerlifting News (1/7/21)

01/08/2021 Arian Khamesi 0

This video goes over the latest news for IPF World Championships, NAPF Regional Championships, and USAPL National Championships, Regional Championships, and local meets. For Worlds, you can see the dates and locations on the IPF website linked below. For North Americans, the dates aren’t set and may actually be August 16-22nd. For Nationals, the locations and dates have been announced for Military, Collegiate, and High School Nationals. For the others, we’ll hopefully have more information Read More

Favorite Upper Body Accessory Exercises For Powerlifting

01/01/2021 Arian Khamesi 0

VIDEO This video goes over my favorite upper body accessory exercises for the sport of Powerlifting. These are exercises that I use most often with my Squats & Science athletes, and that I have in my various free programs. First off, I like building the triceps for a big bench. A few of my go-to exercises are cable triceps pushdowns, DB Tate press, and dips. For programming, I like to do them 2-4 times per Read More

Favorite Lower Body Accessory Exercises For Powerlifting

12/29/2020 Arian Khamesi 0

This video goes over my favorite lower body accessory exercises for the sport of Powerlifting. These are exercises that I use most often with my Squats & Science athletes, and that I have in my various free programs. First off, I like unilateral exercises like the Bulgarian split squat, the lunge, and step ups. These build up the quadriceps and glutes while also focusing on stability and muscle imbalances. Next, I like the leg press Read More

Bench Press Leg Drive Tips

12/16/2020 Arian Khamesi 0

This video goes over how to use leg drive in the bench press. Many lifters have trouble figuring out how to use leg drive or have their butt come up when they use leg drive. So in this video, I breakdown a couple of key points when it comes to leg drive. I go over why you should be driving the feet horizontally, not vertically. And I also go over why you should be using Read More

Improve Your Powerlifting Programming With The Acute Chronic Workload Ratio

12/10/2020 Arian Khamesi 0

This video goes over the acute chronic workload ratio (ACWR). In the video, I breakdown what it is, the research behind it, how it is calculated, and how you can use it for Powerlifting. This video is beneficial for coaches and lifters who program for themselves in order to develop training that will allow them to make consistent progress while minimizing injury risk. And if you want to learn more about programming, then you can Read More

The Best Deadlift Variations For Powerlifting

12/08/2020 Arian Khamesi 0

This video goes over the best deadlift variations for Powerlifting broken up into categories of technique, strength, and hypertrophy. So, regardless of what your goal is for a training block, you can watch this video, see what variations I list for your goal, and then make sure you have it programmed for your training block. When it comes to the deadlift technique, I’m a big fan of the tempo deadlift. You can choose your tempo Read More

The Best Bench Press Variations For Powerlifting

12/03/2020 Arian Khamesi 0

This video goes over the best bench press variations for Powerlifting broken up into categories of technique, strength, and hypertrophy. So, regardless of what your goal is for a training block, you can watch this video, see what variations I list for your goal, and then make sure you have it programmed for your training block. When it comes to bench press technique, I’m a big fan of the tempo bench. You can choose your Read More

The Best Squat Variations For Powerlifting

12/01/2020 Arian Khamesi 0

This video goes over the best squat variations for Powerlifting broken up into categories of technique, strength, and hypertrophy. So, regardless of what your goal is for a training block, you can watch this video, see what variations I list for your goal, and then make sure you have it programmed for your training block. When it comes to squat technique, I’m a big fan of the tempo squat. You can choose your tempo based Read More

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