2017 USA Powerlifting New Hampshire State Championship (NH-2017-01)

01/29/2017 Mass-Lift 0

The 2017 USA Powerlifting New Hampshire Championships will be held on Saturday, April 29 at Contoocoock Valley High School (ConVal), in Peterborough, New Hampshire. To register for this meet, go to http://mass-lift.com/event/2017-usa-powerlifting-new-hampshire-state-championship/ The 2017 USA Powerlifting New Hampshire State Championships gives local lifters another opportunity to set a state record, set an American record, qualify for a national competition, or lift a bunch of heavy weights just for fun. It’s also a great way to show your Read More

5 Reasons Why You Should Not Lift in Gear

01/24/2017 Roy Apostle 0

We made it. 2017 is here. A lot happened in 2016 that was pretty impressive. More than a few 1000 lb squats at the World level, several Massachusetts lifters taking medals at Worlds, and membership and interest in meets are through the roof. Many of you though are probably pretty glad 2016 is over. For you all, I would like to share some insight on the never ending debate between Equipped and Raw lifting, something Read More

Powerlifting Questions: Ask Curt

01/13/2017 Roy Apostle 0

In his new video series, Curt St. Romain, Head Coach of the USA Junior/Sub-Junior team, answers questions sent in by lifters. His second video, (which can be found here), lays out some knowledge on programming for High School lifters.   Have a question for Curt? Email him at powerliftingquestions@gmail.com.  

Massachusetts State Chair 2016 Closing Remarks

01/04/2017 Roy Apostle 0

Over the last year USA Powerlifting has seen some tremendous growth. As of year’s end the organization had 15,026 members in 2016, that is up from just over 10,000 in 2015. The membership numbers in Massachusetts were up to 665 with a growth of 37%, we also have one of the top Teen/ High School memberships in the country. Here is the year in review for 2016. Local Level January started off the year with Read More

January Featured Lifter: Liane Blyn

01/01/2017 Roy Apostle 0

Liane Blyn took first at the World Open Championships, her second World Title. In Massachusetts she has served as a co-State Chair for the last few years and without her the current High School program would probably not exist. She is a great lifter, coach (Franklin High School), and mentor, and will be sorely missed as she moves on to newer and better things. It is my great pleasure to announce that the January Mass-lift Read More