This is a compilation of locally produced podcasts
Shane Nutt: OG Veteran of the Junior National Team!
Shane Nutt is the back to back 93kg Junior National Champion. Shane will be making his second straight appearance at the Junior World Championships, competing in Romania on September 1. He talks about his epic battle with Peyton Johnson at nationals […]
Bella Vargas: the University National Champ Eyeing Gold at Junior Worlds!
Bella Vargas is the reigning 57kg University National Champion and Best Lifter. This 3x National Champ will be making her debut on the US National Team at the Junior World Championships in Romania on August 25. She talks about her performance at […]
Monday Night Live: From Romania, Junior Worlds, Lila Cooper, Supplements, King Kaf, Breaking News and More!!
This is Monday Night Live with the PA Podcast crew, and we’re talking all things Powerlifting America. Breaking News, Updates, Current Events, Round Table with Julia Williams and Mike Gold. This episode was broadcasted LIVE from Romania on August […]
Chealsea Enemor: the Double Champ is Ready for Sub-Junior Worlds!
Chealsea Enemor is the +84kg High School and Sub-Junior National Champion and Best Lifter. She’ll be making her debut on the US National Team at the Sub-Junior World Championships in Romania on September 2, where she’ll be in a close battle with […]
Monday Night Live: NAPF Recap, Junior World Preview, Breaking News and more!!
This is Monday Night Live with the PA Podcast crew, and we’re talking all things Powerlifting America. Breaking News, Updates, Current Events, Round Table with Julia Williams and Mike Gold. This episode was broadcasted LIVE on August 15, 2023. Our […]
Monday Night Live: NAPF Special From the Cayman Islands! Breaking News and more!!
This is Monday Night Live, with the PA Podcast crew, and we’re talking all things Powerlifting America. News, updates, current events, round table with Julia Williams and Mike Gold. This episode was broadcasted LIVE from the Cayman Islands on […]
Tristan Nazelrod: The National Champ is Battle Ready for North Americans!!
Today we’ve got an interview with Tristan Nazelrod, the reigning 120kg National Champion. Tristan won the most epic battle at Powerlifting America Nationals, a legit three way race between himself, the legendary Mike T, and last year’s National […]
Monday Night Live: Robert Keller, LS McClain, Claire Zai, Breaking News and more!!
This is Monday Night Live, with the PA Podcast crew, and we’re talking all things Powerlifting America. News, updates, current events, round table with Julia Williams and Mike Gold. We are joined by special guests IPF Secretary General and […]
Monday Night Live: NAPF, Junior and Sub-Junior Worlds, Women’s Sports, and the Biggest Stars in PL!
This is Monday Night Live with the PA Podcast crew, and we’re talking all things Powerlifting America. News, Updates, Current Events, round table with Julia Williams and Mike Gold. We discuss the North American Powerlifting Championships in the […]
Meghan Scanlon: She just keeps getting stronger!!
Meghan Scanlon is one of the most decorated powerlifters of this era. She is fresh off of winning the silver medal at this year’s IPF World Championships. She was the defending World Champion coming into Worlds and added a whopping 27.5kg to her […]
Eleni Guerrera: HS National Champ going to Sub-Junior Worlds!
Eleni Guerrera, the 2023 57kg High School National Champion and Best Lifter, will be making her debut on the US National Team at the Sub-Junior World Championships in Romania on August 28. Eleni qualified for worlds by achieving the best total of […]
Recap: Classic World Championships in Malta, Part 2
Recap show Part 2 for the IPF Classic Open World Championships with experts Julia Williams and Mike Gold. This was the biggest and most exciting World Championships in IPF history with 59 countries competing! It was a tough competition, but the USA […]
Recap: Classic World Championships in Malta, Part 1
Recap show for the IPF Classic Open World Championships with experts Julia Williams and Mike Gold. This was the biggest and most exciting World Championships in IPF history! It was a very successful competition for the US National Team, sweeping the […]
Preview: Classic World Championships in Malta!
Preview show for the IPF Classic Open World Championships with experts Julia Williams, Sam Sikora and Mike Gold. This is the one we’ve all been waiting for, the largest and most stacked world championships in IPF history! The US National Team is […]
Chelsea Savit: A Comeback Story for the National Champ!
Chelsea Savit, the 69kg Open National Champion, who is now a back to back member of the US National Team. Chelsea was two weeks out from the IPF World Championships in Malta when we recorded this and her prep has been going better than ever. Chelsea […]
Jim Brown: Coaching the US National Team, PA Junior Nats and more!
US National Team coach and Brown’s gym owner, Jim Brown. He talks about his background getting involved in powerlifting in the 80s, coaching many US national teams over the years and looks forward to the upcoming National Championships in […]
Preview: Powerlifting America Equipped National Championships
Preview show for the 2023 Powerlifting America Equipped National Championships with experts Natalie Hanson and Joe Cappellino. The equipped side has leveled up this year, bringing in reigning World Champions Kelsey McCarthy and Kimmy Johnson, along […]
Layne Norton: Quick Check In Before Powerlifting America Nationals
Quick check in with the reigning 93kg M1 World Champion Layne Norton, just four days out from defending his national title at Powerlifting America Nationals in Scottsdale Arizona. Layne has a battle on his hands in the 93s, but if you know Layne, […]
Preview: Powerlifting America Masters National Championships
Preview show for the 2023 Powerlifting America Masters National Championships with experts Melissa Copeland, Amy Hutchison and Julia Williams giving picks and analysis for every weight class. The Masters are loaded with 13 reigning World Champions […]
Vin Mangione: Coaching the US National Team, PA Junior Nats and more!
Vin Mangione is a US National Teams coach for the Juniors and Sub-Juniors. Vin owns Kenmore Barbell in Buffalo New York (technically it’s Kenmore New York, one of the towns that makes up the greater Buffalo area). Vin is a coach, a lifter, […]
Preview: Powerlifting America Junior and Sub-Junior National Championships
Preview show for the 2023 Powerlifting America Junior and Sub-Junior National Championships with experts Sam Sikora, Julia Williams and Mike Gold, giving picks and analysis for every weight class. Junior and Sub-Junior Nationals is special this year […]
LS McClain: A love letter to the sport of powerlifting!
LS McClain has won the open world championships twice, but he’s so much more than his accolades on the platform. LS always has the most fun. He’s a family man, a coach, an entrepreneur, a trail rider, sneakerhead, gamer and so much more. He’s […]
Melissa Copeland: A fierce competitor that gives back to the sport of powerlifting!
Melissa Copeland is the reigning Powerlifting America +84kg M1 National Champion and is the co-chair of the Athlete Committee on the Powerlifting America board. She took the silver medal at the IPF World Championships in 2022. She talks about […]
Joy Rindfleisch: Powerlifting’s Superstar!!
Joy Rindfleisch is the 63kg subjunior national champion who finished second at the world championships in 2022. Now she’s a junior, two weeks out from Nationals where she’ll be one of the youngest lifters in her class. Joy had a meteoric rise to […]
Shelly Stettner: World Champion, Best Lifter, World Recorder Holder!
Shelly Stettner is the reigning world champion in the Masters 4, 63kg class. She also won best lifter at the world championships and walked away with all four world records in her class. She’s currently under three weeks out from defending her […]
Austin Brown: Quick Check In Before Bench Press Worlds!
Quick check in with US National Team coach Austin Brown. Austin is the 105kg equipped bench press national champion and two weeks out from the Bench Press World Championships in Sun City, South Africa. He talked about his experience coaching on the […]
Meg Scanlon: The World Champion is heating up!!
World Champion Meghan Scanlon 6 weeks out from worlds in Malta. We talked about her big year in 2022 where her total went up 42.5 kilos in 8 months, how she won worlds without her biggest weapon, competing sick at nationals and a lot more. Meg has […]
Dayna McNeal: Back to Back National Champ, Japan, and Competing with the GOAT!
The back to back National Champ, Dayna Mcneal talks about her life in Japan, what it’s like being in one of the most competitive and most watched weight classes in the world, competing against her idol and GOAT Kimberly Walford and so much more. […]
Anthony McNaughton: Rising Star of the 105s on Life, Worlds, Rivalry with France, and more!
Anthony McNaughton the 105kg Junior National Champion and Junior Worlds silver medalist, talking about his rise in powerlifting, life after college, the bad taste in his mouth from Worlds 2022, and his redemption arc for 2023. Anthony is a rising […]
Episode 142: Building Strength ft. Jason Tremblay
In Episode 142, we welcome back Jason Tremblay of the Strength Guys to discuss new coaching methods he’s using with … More
Zen McCollum: A Huge Year, National Champion, Junior Worlds, Open Worlds and a Chance to Repeat!
Zen McCollum, the reigning equipped +120kg National Champion talking about his big year in 2022, and a mini-preview for PA Equipped Nationals 2023. Zen was 6 weeks out from Equipped Nationals when we recorded this. He tells about his harrowing […]
Matt Gary: New Game Day Coaching Manual and Sheffield Breakdown from the Legend!
Matt Gary on his new book the Game Day Coaching Manual and his breakdown of some key performances at Sheffield. Matt and his wife Sioux-z are game day coaching legends. His new book should be essential reading for anyone involved in powerlifting. We […]
Natalie Richards: the first 57kg to break 500kg!!
Interview with superstar athlete Natalie Richards, the first 57kg athlete to break the 500kg barrier. Natalie is hilarious! Subscribe to her Youtube!! She put up a crazy huge total at Powerlifting America Nationals in Austin, with a lot left in the […]
John Burford: National Team Head Coach, HS Nats, Junior and Sub-Junior National Team Standings
Interview with John Burford and Julia Williams. John Burford is the head coach of the Junior and Sub-Junior US National Team. We talked about his background, the results of Powerlifting America High School Nationals in Scranton PA, the current […]
Sheffield recap with Heather Connor and Julia Williams
Sheffield recap episode with Heather Connor and Julia Williams. The 2023 Sheffield Powerlifting Championships was the most important competition in powerlifting history. The team at SBD pulled off something truly special with this event, and it will […]
Jesus Olivares: Quick Check In Before Sheffield!
Quick check in with two time super heavyweight champion of the world, Jesus Olivares, who was 10 days out from Sheffield when we recorded this episode. Jesus has big goals for Sheffield and beyond, chasing the heaviest total of all time across all […]
Amanda Lawrence: Legendary Numbers! Quick Check In Before Sheffield!
Quick check in with 3x world champion powerlifter Amanda Lawrence, who was 12 days out from Sheffield when we recorded this episode. Amanda is fired up and ready to reclaim her throne! Her lifts are going off this prep and she is due for some world […]
Mike Zawilinski: National Teams Standings with Head Coach and Executive Director
Interview with Mike Z, the executive director of Powerlifting America and head coach of the Classic Open US National Teams headed to IPF worlds in Malta and the NAPF regional championships in the Cayman Islands. We talked about the current standings […]