Boss of Bosses V, the fifth annual powerlifting meet held by Dan and Sparkle Green, took place this past August. One of the premier competitions in the raw powerlifting game, athletes from all over the world fly in to display their very best. Quite a number of Universal/Animal athletes and employees also got in the mix and took home high honors.
We've seen the build-up and the preparation leading up to the 2018 Mr. Olympia. We've seen Derek Lunsford relocate to work under the tutelage of IFBB Pro and world-renowned trainer, Ben Pakulski. It's finally time to see what all the hard work and dedication amounted to as he steps foot on the Olympia stage. With all the lights and cameras flashing in his eyes, where does the young phenom land on the greatest stage on Earth?
Weightlifting, especially powerlifting and strongman, requires immense strength. It also requires a great grip to hold on to the bar. Check out Higa Monster's latest video where he works on grip strength and different ways to bring it up.
You can train the back with a variety of angles and stimuli due to its large size. Some of the bigger compound movements are more taxing for both the body and the clock, so athletes occasionally steer clear of them. Evan Centopani has come up with a superset back workout for those who have back issues and are pressed for time—here’s how.