Precious Mckenzie Workout Routine

WEEK A MONDAY Squat Benchpress Deadlift TUESDAY Upright row Leg press Front squat Deadlift (straps) WEDNESDAY Half squats Incline Press Deadlift (from blocks) Thursday Front squats Shrugs Bench press (from sticking point) Friday Benchpress Seated squats Partial deadlifts  WEEK B MONDAY Squat Benchpress Deadlift TUESDAY Fast deadlifts Full squats Leg press WEDNESDAY Hack squat Pullover …

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The Rocky Balboa of Weightlifting? Precious McKenzie!

This man (Height 4’11”) has had a color ful life. Britain’s greatest hope for an international title in the fledgling sport of Powerlifting. McKenzie was born in South Africa in 1936, he was less than 2 years of age when his father was killed by a crocodile on the Limpopo river. He became ill with …

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The First International Powerlifting Meet

Americans vs. Brits, The First International Meet 1970September 1970, the Embassy Auditorium in Los Angeles hosted what was described as ‘the first international powerlifting meet ever held’.¬† The British-US Power Meet was held at the Embassy Auditorium in Los Angeles on September 19th and was the fruition of much hard work and planning by Tony …

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60’s Power Lifting Stars

Want an insider’s view of what powerlifting was like during the 1960’s? Rickey Dale Crain (a 148/165 lb superstar during the 70’s and 80’s) summarized it very nicely in this excerpt taken from the July 1977 issue of¬†Powerlifting USA:“As a true blooded powerlifter, who literally grew up in the sport, born with a York barbell …

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