Joe Cappellino: Post IPF Worlds and the Future

11/27/2013 Joseph Cappellino 0

So usually when I get back from a big meet I am so beat I just take about 2 weeks off of lifting completely.  I may let myself have a few adult beverages, maybe even a night out with friends.  Honestly Ive come back from a meet and purposely skipped meals because I was tired of eating…. Whatever gets my head on straight I will do. However I came back from Stavanger and was motivated Read More

2013 Raw Collegiate Cup: Official Site

11/13/2013 Mass-Lift 0

Lifting Time All Women and Men up through 74kg – 10:00 am Men 83kg and Up – 2:00 pm Weigh-ins begin two hours before each session and end 30 minutes prior to the commencement of lifting Live streaming video by Ustream Nominations for all lifters: Contact the meet director (Roy Apostle) at or 908-770-4625 with any questions.

My Very First Powerlifting Meet

11/13/2013 Emily Liebert 0

    You’re scared, a little sweaty and super nervous. That first step out on the platform with all eyes on you can be intimidating. However, you have done the training, you have squatted, benched, and deadlifted hundreds of times. Yet, you feel like you don’t know what to do. Here are some simple guidelines for shaking those nerves and letting your hard work shine through! Pre-Meet: Find out your openers about a week before Read More

IPF Open Worlds 2013 Recap

11/12/2013 Joseph Cappellino 0

Sunday November 3rd: We got to the airport and met Luis who obviously forgot his Passport… great start to the trip.   He ran home and just made our flight which was delayed 40 minutes due to some sick jetstreams that would get us to Amsterdam earlier than expected. I am not the biggest fan of flying… I dont avoid it but its definitely not my favorite activity.  With that said we had a great Read More

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Massachusetts at the 2013 IPF World Championships

11/04/2013 Mass-Lift 0

This year’s IPF World Championships to be held this week in Stavanger, Norway, will feature several well established Massachusetts powerlifters. The lifters include Luis Jaimes of Roslindale, Joe Cappellino of South Boston, Liane Blyn of Southwick, and Sue Elwyn of Western Massachusetts. Michael Zawilinski, Strength and Conditioning coach for Northeastern University, will also be present as a coach for Team USA. Luis Jaimes rose to prominence in the Massachusetts powerlifting scene late in his collegiate Read More