I've heard the proclamation "powerlifting is dying" for the last ten years. Those than unequivocally state what they assume should be obvious to all will site as examples of the impending powerlifting death: drug use, evolution of supportive gear, rule interpretations, and the most popular reason of them all; the
This article is written by Fred Ashford, who is a competitive Masters 2 (over 50) powerlifter who has set M2 records in the raw bench at 479lbs and raw deadlift at 655lbs. Powerlifting requires a special environment to train and to hone our unique endeavors. Many mainstream gyms are considered "powerlifting friendly"