2012 IPF Men’s and Women’s World Championships-Video

10/30/2012 Mass-Lift 0

Watch as local lifters Luis Jaimes and Liane Blyn represent USA Powerlifting at the 42nd IPF Men’s and 33rd IPF Women’s World Powerlifting Championships. Liane is scheduled to compete Friday at 10:00am est. Luis is scheduled to compete Saturday, time TBD   Full Results-Men Full Results-Women Live video and Results   Video streaming by Ustream Visit Goodlift for more information.

Kupperstein Brings Home Bronze in First Ever Eleiko World Cup

06/13/2012 Mass-Lift 0

Stockholm, Sweden, June 12, 2012- Eric Kupperstein (Cohasset, Mass.) placed third overall and second in the deadlift in the 59Kgs/130Lbs weight class at the inaugural International Powerlifting Federation (IPF) Eleiko World Cup. Kupperstein is no stranger to open IPF championships but with this being the first ever raw world championship no one could have predicted how the outcome would unfold. He had a rough start to the competition missing his first two squat attempts but Read More

Eleiko World Cup 2012

06/11/2012 Mass-Lift 0

Massachusetts lifter, Eric Kupperstein set to lift for the USA on Tuesday June 12 in the first Eleiko World Cup in Stockholm, Sweden.  This marks the first ever raw world championship in the history of the IPF. Eric comes into this inaugural championship ranked 3rd in the 59Kgs/130Lbs weight class. Mass-Lift will post details on this page as they become available.   Nominations and Info World Men’s Classic Cup World Women’s Classic Cup Invitation Final timetable Read More

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

Blyn ready to take on Master’s World Bench Press Championships

04/20/2012 Mass-Lift 0

Liane Blyn of Milford, MA will participate in the 12th World Masters Bench Press Championships this weekend in Aurora, CO. Blyn will look to best her current 175Kg (385.8Lb) Masters 1 (40-49 age group) world record bench that she set earlier this year at the Titan Pro Bench Press Invitational at the Arnold Sports and Fitness Expo. Event Website Video feed: Free live streaming by Ustream Here is footage of Liane setting the current masters Read More

Watch the 2012 Arnold Sports Festival Powerlifting Events via Mass-Lift

03/01/2012 Mass-Lift 0

Watch Massachusetts residents Lian Blyn, Heather Crocker, Luis Jaimes, Ben Schlafman, Michael Zawilinski and Joseph Cappellino lift at the Arnold Sports Festival in Columbus, Ohio. All of these lifters will be lifting on Saturday in the Brown’s Gym Pro American. Lian Blyn will also be lifting on Sunday at the Titan Pro Bench Press Invitational. The full schedule is below. Streaming live video by Ustream   Friday, March 02, 2012 NAPF Raw Challenge Powerlifting Championships Read More


01/08/2012 Mass-Lift 0

The Prohibited List is a cornerstone of the World Anti-Doping Code and a key component of harmonization. The List is updated annually following an extensive consultation process facilitated by WADA. The 2012 List is valid from January 1 to December 31, 2012. 2012 Prohibited List (PDF) What is the Prohibited List? The Prohibited List (List) was first published in 1963 under the leadership of the International Olympic Committee. Since 2004, as mandated by the World Read More

The 2012 IPF approved equipment list

01/03/2012 Mass-Lift 0

Updated: 1st of January 2012 Approved supportive equipment: Only costumes, support shirts and wraps from commercial manufacturers officially registered and approved by the Technical Committee shall be permitted for use in Powerlifting Competitions. This applies to all championships and records, from Local to World. Only bars and plates, squat racks, bench racks and benches from commercial manufacturers officially registered and approved by the Technical Committee shall be permitted for use in World, Regional and Continental Read More

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