Now that I’m strong enough (if there is such a thing) to be a big fish in a little pond in both realms of powerlifting and strongman, a common question I get is “which one do you like better?” The best equivalent I can give is to ask this question, “Are you a butt or boob person?”Read More
Is the current weight class structure in women's powerlifting appropriate? There are pros and cons to adding another weight class for the women.Read More
Welcome to the "Lifting Legend" series from Massenomics. Once a week, we select one of history's strongest human beings, and give you the rundown on their accomplishments.Read More
We asked that question, and seven others, to 50 of the top powerlifters from the United States. Some of these answers might surprise you!Read More
The Massenomics crew sifted through the mob of over 200,000 sweaty dudes, farts, and women in yoga pants to come up with 17 awesome interviews from the Arnold.Read More
Kilos. The 5 letter word that makes any American powerlifter or weightlifter cringe. For the rest of the world it seems to make sense but in the good old U. S. of A. we do things a little different.Read More
2017 was a year to remember in the world of strength sports. Just when you thought the human body had been pushed to its farthest limits, these athletes took things to another unimaginable level.Read More
If you've got a powerlifter on your shopping list this Christmas, you came to the right place. You can't go wrong with any of the choices here. These gift ideas start as cheap as about $15 and go up to $500, so there should be something for every budget.Read More
The official review of the RhinoFlex Bar made by BandBell. We took a look at the quality of the product, as well as its usefulness and effectiveness. We also give some tips and tricks we learned about the bar as we put it to the test.Read More
Did you ever want to know what is really going through the mind of a powerlifter? Neither did we, but they still told us anyways. See what really makes these red meat-eating, heavy weight-moving gorillas tick.Read More
If you're one of the 50-100 people in America that fall into the powerlifting fan club group, then we've got just the fantasy game for you!Read More
If you strategically implement lifting straps in your deadlift training, and you've never tried figure 8 style lifting straps, then you might be missing out.Read More
In the Massenomics Matchup series we pit lifters with world class strength against their hypothetical counterparts. In this first colossal battle we bring you Ray Williams versus Optimus Prime.Read More
Here is a list of ten of the best strength podcasts currently filling the air waves. We did some googling to try to find a list like this, but there were none to be found. So we knew that responsibility had to rest squarely on our shoulders..Read More
You don't have to be in the powerlifting game long to run across Pioneer Belts. In the last few years, their popularity has exploded. If you need proof, just hop on Instagram and you'll see some of your favorite lifters rocking a custom Pioneer belt. Where did they come from? How long have they been doing this and where did the idea for completely custom belts come from? We recently had a conversation with Matt Hadden, President of General Leathercraft Mfg. & Pioneer Belts, to get their full story.Read More
We all know that powerlifting is a game of numbers. So is CrossFit, strongman, Olympic weightlifting, and just about any type of competitive strength sport you can think of. There is some form of gauge for each discipline. In powerlifting we look specifically at weight (MASS) moved in the three lifts. If you live in Trumpland, we call those pounds. If you live somewhere else you go by kilometers, or something like that. Either way, the basic concept doesn’t changeRead More
Besides being one of the most functional exercises you can perform, the deadlift might also be the best exercise for demonstrating raw power. Nothing quite matches that feeling of successfully ripping a barbell loaded with plates from the floor. Now, I will be the first to admit I am far from a deadlift expert but using a few simple techniques I was able to move my measly 455lb deadlift to a more respectable 515 in a matter of months. I also believe using these techniques I can maintain steady progress for quite some time.Read More
Here is the official Massenomics review of Donnie Thompson's Formal Bowtie by Spud Inc. Massenomics is in no way affiliated with Donnie or Spud Inc., so rest assured this review is straight from the heart.Read More
Open the red excel file link below.
1. Select either pounds or kilos (use the same for body weight and lifts).
2. Enter body weight.
3. Enter your squat, bench, and deadlift. Lifts can be analyzed individual or by your total.
4. Brag to your friends about how strong you are.
For loading calibrated kilogram plates.
Suck at math? Don't understand what the hell kilos mean in American? Worry no further... this handy excel file will do everything for you (except load the plates).Read More