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

2012 Women’s Nationals

05/18/2012 Mass-Lift 0

The 2012 USAPL Women’s National Powerlifting Championships will be streamed live this Saturday and Sunday, May 19 & 20, at the Grove Hotel in Downtown Boise. There will be almost 100 of the strongest women in the United States ranging in age from 16 to 70 competing for their opportunity to represent the USA at this year’s IPF World Championships. Lifting is schedule to start at 9am local time. Free desktop streaming application by Ustream Read More

2012 USAPL New England Open Powerlifting Championships

05/16/2012 Mass-Lift 0

Date:Saturday May 26th Location: Xaverian Brothers High School, Westwood, MA   Athletes please remeber to bring your photo ID for weigh-ins and please review current IPF approved equipment list There will only one session! We will see everyone at 7:00am for weigh-ins! Roster (as of 5/23): Joanne Craig PA 132 FR-M2 Tom  Kerrigan CT 242 MR-M3 Kevin J. Conroy MA 198 M-M3 Kyle Gorenski RI 242 MR-O Andrew Poggie RI 220 MR-O Charles Cocci MA Read More

Northeastern University Powerlifting Women’s Team at 2012 Collegiate Nationals

05/08/2012 Mass-Lift 0

Two local schools recently competed at the 2012 Collegiate Nationals in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Despite the time difference and elaborate traveling, both schools saw success. Ultimately the women’s team from Northeastern had the best weekend, placing 3rd and combined, Northeastern Women’s Team picked up five All-American finishes, with two first place,  one third place, one fourth place and two fifth place finishes. All Americans Top 5 Seri Gordon Heather Crocker Shaina Petit Erica Myers Allison Read More

Northeastern University Powerlifting Men’s Team at 2012 Collegiate Nationals

05/08/2012 Mass-Lift 0

All Americans Top 5 Anthony Grimaldi Luis Jaimes Medalist Top 3 Luis Jaimes Northeastern Powerlifting Men’s Team placed 9th a head of regional rival Penn State. New Collegiate Records Luis Jaimes – 242lbs weight class- Bench Press(600.8lbs) Luis becomes just the 4th collegiate lifter to Bench over the 600lbs mark, regardless of weight class, joining Northeastern’s own Joe Cappellino who holds the highest bench of 705lbs) Northeastern Powerlifting Men’s Team Anthony Grimaldi, a senior history Read More

Heights (Boston College) Powerlifting at 2012 Collegiate Nationals

05/08/2012 Mass-Lift 0

Heights Powerlifting (Boston College) Joseph Cassaro, a sophomore in his first collegiate nationals hit several personal records in the 165lbs weight class. His best lifts were a 182.5kg (402.3lbs) squat, 117.5kg (259lbs) bench, 185kg (407lbs) deadlift for a 485kg (1069lbs) total. For his efforts Joseph finished 20 out of 25 in his class. Joseph is a local lifter who is an alumni of Xaverian Brothers High School,

Mass-Lift.com Featured Lifter- Shaina Petit

05/08/2012 Mass-Lift 0

For her performance at the 2012 USAPL Collegiate Nationals Shaina Petit is the newest Mass-Lift.com featured lifter. Her total was the 2nd highest regardless of weight class and smashed the National and American Bench Press records along the way. She is also the founder and president of the Northeastern University’s Women’s Powerlifting Team.   Can you tell us a little about yourself? I am a fifth year Physical Therapy student at Northeastern University—I will be Read More

2012 Masters Nationals

05/03/2012 Mass-Lift 0

USAPL Masters Nationals is set for this weekend 5/4-6. Come back her watch the live stream. Official Website with Schedule and Roster: MASTERS NATIONALS WEBSITE Live Stream: Live broadcast by Ustream