Do you like to squat? Do you like to bench? Do you like to deadlift?
If you find yourself answering yes to any of these questions then there is one more question to ask.
Have you ever thought about competing?
Most people that love weightlifting do not realize that there is a sport dedicated to the main three power exercises, the squat, bench press and deadlift. IF you are one of those lifters that want to compete but do not know enough about the sport to get started, "From Gym Lifter to Competitive Powerlifter" is the book for you.
In 1998 at age of 30, the author, Joe "Ironman" Norman, started his powerlifting career by joining up with Team Jax out of Jacksonville, FL., a computer programmer during the day, Joe dedicated his nights and weekends to become one of the top ranked powerlifters in the sport today. He has taken what has learned over the years about competing and shared hat knowledge in this book.
You will find the knowledge you need start on your powerlifting career. This book covers topics from lifting federations to competition day. It will explain the sport in detail, as well as offer tips and tricks that Joe has learned over the course of his powerlifting career.
Topics such as
- Lifting organizations (Federations)
- Types of competition
- Divisions/weight classes
- How a Meet is run and the people involved in running it
- Flow of competition
- What is expected on each lift
- Powerlifting gear
- Meet prep
- Meet day
When you are ready to take your lifting to the competitive level, then this is the book for you.
Are you ready to get your powerlifting career started?
NOTE: This is not a powerlifting training manual, but simply a guide to get starting in competition.