Key Differences Between Elite And Average Powerlifters

05/13/2021 Arian Khamesi 0

In this VIDEO, I go over the key differences between elite-level powerlifters and average-level powerlifters. This video can help you see if you’re neglecting any key factors that can take you to the next level. This was another user-submitted topic. If you have any topics or questions you’d like for me to discuss, then be sure to comment them below or message me directly through my contact information below. First off, what’s considered “elite” and Read More

How To Strengthen A Weak Lift In Powerlifting

05/11/2021 Arian Khamesi 0

In this VIDEO, I go over how you can strengthen your weakest lift or weakest lifts. This is another user-submitted topic that’s fairly broad, so I break the problem down into a number of different factors. First off, you need to have realistic expectations. Lots of lifters overestimate what can be achieved in the short term. In addition, lots of lifters think they’re much weaker than they actually are. So, it’s important to be realistic Read More

How Important Are Genetics to Powerlifting?

05/06/2021 Arian Khamesi 0

In this VIDEO, I go over the role and importance of genetics in the sport of Powerlifting and other sports. This is another user-submitted question. In the video, I go over how genetics can determine physical and personality traits. I show a number of studies showing how genetics can determine dopamine release, ability to trust, optimism, mastery, self-esteem, how many muscle fibers you’re born with, power output, and more. In addition, I go over if Read More

Kristen And Ron’s First Powerlifting Meet And Key Takeaways

05/04/2021 Arian Khamesi 0

In this VIDEO, I do a meet recap of a couple of my lifters who competed last weekend at the 2021 USA Powerlifting Connecticut State Championships. This also happened to be Kristen and Ron’s first powerlifting meet. So, in the video, I break down how we met, the plan for the training going into the meet, and the plan for attempts at the meet.  Kristen ended up going 9 for 9 with an 82.5 kg Read More

Advice For Beginner Powerlifting Coaches

04/14/2021 Arian Khamesi 0

In this VIDEO, I provide four tips for beginner powerlifting coaches looking to improve their coaching business. These tips are not only great for people who are already coaching some powerlifters but also great for people looking to just get started as a powerlifting coach. In the video, I go over why you should: 1)    Start out coaching for free2)    Obtain degrees, certifications, & other continuing education3)    Join an internship4)    Join a team These four Read More

Diagnosing & Fixing Wrists Rolling In The Bench Press

04/08/2021 Arian Khamesi 0

In this VIDEO, I go over a user-submitted question about the wrists rolling in the bench press. Since the person didn’t give any details about their specific situation, I go over and breakdown the general topic. First off, I go over how you should diagnose the problem so you know when it’s occurring. Is it only happening with max weights or with any weight? Is it only happening on the way up or also on Read More

Latest Powerlifting News (4/6/21)

04/06/2021 Arian Khamesi 0

In this VIDEO, I break down the latest news in the world of Powerlifting. At the IPF level, not much has changed. All the World Championships are still planned for the same locations and dates as before. In addition, at the NAPF level, not much has changed. The North American Championship is still going as planned since the dedicated video I made on the Championship. If you missed that video, then you can check it Read More

Powerlifting Meet Week Weight Cutting Overview

04/01/2021 Arian Khamesi 0

In this VIDEO, I do an overview of cutting weight the week of a Powerlifting meet. In many weight class sports, including Powerlifting, athletes manipulate their bodyweight the week of a competition in order to compete in a lower weight class. This can be done through removing water and food from the body, as well as other methods. To start off, I go over why a lifter shouldn’t do a water cut. If it’s your Read More

Powerlifting Attempt Sheet Template Tutorial With Free File

03/30/2021 Arian Khamesi 0

In this VIDEO, I go over how you can build your own Powerlifting meet day game plan. I show a step-by-step guide on how to get started from scratch and build a template that includes information about the lifter, their warm-ups, their attempts, their projected total, a section for notes, and a section for a calculator to quickly calculate attempts. This is a very beneficial template to have whether you’re a lifter that builds your Read More

Advice For Powerlifting Coaches To Start Up Meet Day Handling Services

03/26/2021 Arian Khamesi 0

In this VIDEO, I go over advice coaches can take away to start up and build out their meet day handling services. Aside from programming and handling your own clients, coaches can also handle other lifters at meets. So, in the video, I go over how a coach can add in this service. If you’re new to coaching or handling other lifters, then lifters may not want to pay you very much or any money Read More

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