How Important Is Meet Day Handling For Powerlifting?

02/03/2022 Arian Khamesi 0

In this video, I go over whether meet day handling is worth it for powerlifting competitions. This topic is based on a discussion we’ve had on The King of the Lifts podcast but I wanted to expand on it in a video as it depends on the lifter and situation. The lower the level of the meet is, the less competition there is in your division, and the more of a beginner competitor you’re, then Read More

Where Is The Sport Of Powerlifting Heading?

01/27/2022 Arian Khamesi 0

Where is powerlifting heading? With many high-level meets becoming more competitive and more prize money meets popping up, coaches and athletes are going to change their strategies for training and competing. In this video, I break down some of my thoughts of where I think the sport of powerlifting is heading as far as game day handling and the training leading into these high-level meets. What I discuss in this video includes things I’ve already Read More

Should You Wear A Powerlifting Belt To Bench Press

01/24/2022 Arian Khamesi 0

In this video, I go over why someone may wear a belt for the bench press. In the gym or in a competition, you may see some people wear a belt while they bench press while some others don’t. A lifter could wear a belt for various reasons but I break down some of the most common reasons which are, 1. They’re an equipped lifter. 2. They want some active feedback for technical improvements. 3. Read More

2021 USA Powerlifting Soul Open – Meet Info

07/28/2021 Arian Khamesi 0

In this VIDEO, I break down all the meet information regarding the 2021 USA Powerlifting (USAPL) Soul Open (FL-2021-20) that I’ll be running. You can find the entry form at the following link. The event will take place on December 18th at CrossFit Soul. CrossFit Soul 8354 SW 40th Street Miami, FL 33155 Tentative ScheduleSaturday, December 18th, 2021: Session 1 7 AM – 8:30 AM – Weigh-in for all Women & Men up to Read More

Latest Powerlifting News (7/23/21) | Powerlifting Tips

07/24/2021 Arian Khamesi 0

This video breaks down the latest powerlifting news at the international and national level. In the video, I go over the latest for the various World Championships, Regional Championships, National Championships, and local events. This video was recorded on 7/20/21 so the information is based on what I had as of that date. You can check out the IPF Classic Powerlifting World Championship nominations at the following links. Women’s Nominations: Men’s Nominations: North Read More

What Have I Been Doing Lately | Powerlifting Update

07/23/2021 Arian Khamesi 0

A quick update on where I’ve been, why I haven’t been posting consistently, and upcoming videos for the channel. Comment below with questions and topics you’d like for me to cover in future videos. In addition, you can check out all kinds of tips and tricks using my playlists below. Powerlifting Tips Playlist: Squat Tips Playlist: Bench Tips Playlist: Deadlift Tips Playlist: Powerlifting Budget Playlist: Powerlifting Coaching Services: 🖥 Read More

Amber Lopez – 2021 USA Powerlifting Teen Nationals Meet Recap

06/09/2021 Arian Khamesi 0

This VIDEO is a meet recap for Amber Lopez at the 2021 USA Powerlifting Teen National Championships in Aurora, Colorado. Amber competed in the Teen 2 69 kg class where she broke the American record squat on her 2nd attempt and broke the American record total on her final deadlift. This was good enough to win the National Title for the class. In addition, her total was higher than the other raw 69 kg competitors Read More

Powerlifting Question And Answer 5/25/21

05/25/2021 Arian Khamesi 0

In this VIDEO, I answer questions that have been asked of me lately and that I’ve seen asked on public forums. The questions include, 1 – Why do some lifters wear wrist wraps on deadlift?2 – How wide should your stance be for sumo deadlifts?3 – How many reps should you do for warm-ups in a meet?4 – How do you go about increasing your training frequency?5 – What are the best free powerlifting programs Read More

Would Powerlifters Be At The Same Level Without Their Coach?

05/20/2021 Arian Khamesi 0

In this VIDEO, I go over whether a coach makes a difference or not. This is a topic that comes up often. And it’s typically asked because people want to know how valuable a coach is and whether a lifter would be at the same point they’re currently at because they’re genetically gifted. In the video, I break down the topic into a number of different points. I include things like when a lifter first Read More

Allowable Equipment For Powerlifting Meets | Powerlifting Mistakes

05/18/2021 Arian Khamesi 0

In this VIDEO, I go over another topic as part of my Powerlifting Mistakes series. In this series, I go over mistakes I made in the sport when I first got started, and common mistakes I now see at meets from beginner lifters. For this video, it’s all about equipment. Lots of lifters don’t read the rules as far as the minimum equipment required to compete. In addition, lots of lifters don’t know what additional Read More

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