How to Qualify to Represent the USA at International Championships

03/04/2014 Mass-Lift 0

  Do you want to represent our country and the USAPL by competing on a national team? There are eight primary international championships that the USAPL participates in. Here’s everything you need to know about how to qualify, purchase team apparel, and remit all team fees . Your Team Head Coach or Manager will give you instructions on what you need to do as a team member and the deadlines for each team. Team Uniforms Read More

Hadad Earns Broze Medal at World Masters Benchpress Championship

04/18/2013 Mass-Lift 0

Prague, Czech Republic, May 18, 2013- Jeffrey Hadad ( Peterborough, NH) placed third in the 66kg/145.5Lb weight class at the 13th World Masters Men’s Bench Press Championships. Hadad opened the event with a conservative 160kg/353.7Lb bench before making an aggressive 15kg/33Lb jump to his second attempt. The 185Kg/407.8Lb second attempt was not only a good lift but best his own American record by 2.5Kg/5.5Lb. Hadad then called for and made a successful 190Kg/418.8Lb third attempt, Read More

Jaimes Brings Home Silver Medal for America

05/24/2012 Mass-Lift 0

Pilsen, Czech Republic, May 24, 2012 – Luis Jaimes (Roslindale, Mass) placed second in the International Powerlifting Federation (IPF) World Junior Bench Press Championships. Jaimes pressed 262.5Kgs/578.7Lbs in the Junior (age 19-23) 105Kgs/231.5Lbs division. Jaimes is a recent graduate of Northeastern University in Boston, MA where he was one of the main contributors to the Club Powerlifting team. His silver medal performance at worlds comes just over a month after his second place finish at Read More

Hadad Competes at IPF World Bench Press Championships

05/22/2012 Mass-Lift 0

Pilsen, Czech Republic, May 22, 2012- Jeffrey Hadad (New Hampshire) Placed seventh in the International Powerlifting Federation (IPF) World Men’s Bench Press Championships. Hadad pressed 180Kgs/ 396.8Lbs in the 66Kgs/ 145.5Lbs weight class. Hadad is a 46 year old veteran of bench press. He earned his spot on Team USA with his victory at the 2011 USAPL Bench Press Nationals. There, he won the open and masters divisions with a 182.5 Kgs/ 402.3Lbs press. He Read More

Luis Jaimes at 2012 IPF World Bench Press Championships

05/21/2012 Mass-Lift 0

Pilsen, Czech Republic, May 21 through May 26th will be the location for the IPF World Bench Press Championships. This year Luis Jaimes a Massachusetts resident and recent graduate of Northeastern University will be representing the USA in the 105Kgs/231Lbs junior division. Luis earned his spot on this year’s bench press world team with his 230Kgs/ 507Lbs press to win the junior division last august at Bench Press Nationals in Orlando. More recently Luis pressed Read More

Blyn ready to take on Master’s World Bench Press Championships

04/20/2012 Mass-Lift 0

Liane Blyn of Milford, MA will participate in the 12th World Masters Bench Press Championships this weekend in Aurora, CO. Blyn will look to best her current 175Kg (385.8Lb) Masters 1 (40-49 age group) world record bench that she set earlier this year at the Titan Pro Bench Press Invitational at the Arnold Sports and Fitness Expo. Event Website Video feed: Free live streaming by Ustream Here is footage of Liane setting the current masters Read More

Petit at IPF World Bench Press Championships

05/30/2011 Mass-Lift 0

Soelden, Austria home of the 2011 International Powerlifting Federation (IPF) World Bench Press Championships, Shaina Petit of Berkley, MA and of the Northeastern University Powerlifting Team competed for Team USA. Shaina’s 110Kg/242lbs second bench was good for fourth place in the world championships; this was also an 11lbs personal record for her. In attempt to come home with a top three finish Shaina narrowly missed 253lbs bench.