Powerlifting & the Science of Strength Training


Whether you are getting Ready for the USA Powerlifting Raw National Championships, want to be a better athelet or just want to be stronger, then you should join us!

Please join Multi-National Champion, Jim Brown and 5x North American Champion Janel Brown for a day of exploration into the world of powerlifting, it’s methods, and learn how to incorporate these simple principles into your own workouts to create dramatic increases in strength in a safe and effective way.

The modern day Powerlifter is lean and healthy. He or she is dialed in with their nutrition and an expert at proper body mechanics. Learn the techniques and methods used by World Champion Powerlifters such as; Compensatory Acceleration Training, Static & Dynamic methods, Percentages, and how to use them, Varying Leverage Positions, Goal Setting and Proper Body Mechanics for increased force production.

Bring proper workout attire; shoes, belts, wraps, towel, water and snacks

Go to www.crossfitdragonsden.com to sign up today, space is limited and going quickly.

or email janelbrown@brownsgym.net to host one of our workshops.

Please feel free to share this event!

Cost: $150.00

What are the IPF/USAPL weight classes in pounds

Ok, lots of emails on the new weight classes. If you didn't know the USAPL will have all their local events converted to the IPF weight classes, starting Jan. 1st, 2015. HS Nationals being the only exception.

Below are the official weight class equivalents in pounds.

Women

94.75lbs/43kgs (Teen/Juniors only)

103.50lbs/47kgs

114.50lbs/52kgs

125.50lbs/57kgs

138.75lbs/63kgs

158.50lbs/72kgs

185.00lbs/84kgs

185.00lbs+/84+kgs


Men

116.75lbs/53.00kgs (Teen/Juniors only)

130.00lbs/59.00kgs

145.50lbs/66.00kgs

163.00lbs/74.00kgs

182.75lbs/83.00kgs

205.00lbs/93.00kgs

231.25lbs/105.00kgs

264.50lbs/120.00kgs

264.50+lbs/120.00+kgs


The pound equivalent is rounded to the next lowest 0.25lbs.


Upcoming PA Contests


May 16th, 2015 - USAPL PA Raw State PL and PP Championships - Limited to first 45 3 lift competitors Applications
- PA-2015-05

July 18th, 2015 - The USAPL Gym and TLS Raw Challenge - Trooper, PA - We will be limiting the competition to the first 60 lifters registered. Application - Joe Braca

Aug. 29-30th, 2015 - USAPL Bench Press National Championships, Scranton, PA - Web Site - Steve Mann - Arnold and IPF World Team Qualifier


Oct. 15-18th, 2015 - USAPL Raw National Championships, Scranton, PA - Web Site - Steve Mann - Arnold and IPF World Team Qualifier


Dec. 2016 - USAPL American Open Championships, Scranton, PA - Web Site Coming - Steve Mann


Dec. 2016 - USAPL Ironman Nationals (BP+DL) & Deadlift National Championships - Web Site Coming - Steve Mann