Tuesday, July 14, 2009

Powerlifting, Another sport you could try.

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Many of us has no idea that Powerlifting is one of the sport that came from bodybuilding, and many of the main goals of these sports are the same. Many people will definitely benefit from powerlifting, which is also the same with body building. Well, the very main difference of these two sports that separates from one another is the competition.

The main goal of powerlifting is to move as much weight as you can, while the main goal of body building is to be as defined ans as big as you can. The squat, the bench press, and the dead weight are the main three parts of powerlifting competition. Powerlifting is not a competition of how big your muscles are, but instead how much weight you have moved or lifted. The age and the experiences are the different factors that determines the class or the type of the competitors. You don't really need to learn many different poses to become a very successful power lifter. All you need to do is to focus on your training time and stamina.

The similarities of power lifters and body builders is to both stick to their healthy diets. It is important to have enough calories, to optimize the muscle building, Of course eating the right food is also very essential. You should also stay away from bad carbs, such as fried foods, potatoes and bad fats. Green vegetables, pasta or anything that has a great source of protein is one of the types of food that you need, Like anyone else losing some fat will definitely promote a healthy lifestyle.

SO if you feel like you want to be a powerlifter or a body builder. it is always better to consult a professional to know your body type and how a good and well- balanced diet can make a difference.

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  1. I personally would not try this sport because I think its kinda too Heavy for me :) Trish Stratus

  2. Powerlifting is indeed a great sports. And those who are interested in Westside Barbell method, the one practiced and advocated by Louie Simmons, can visit http://westsideclothing.blogspot.com/


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