Fusion Weightlifting is specifically geared for weightlifters and the sport of Olympic weightlifting, however sometimes weightlifters can cross to powerlifting and vice versa. It may sound strange to “purest” but weightlifting AND powerlifting are barbell sports that can have some translation to each other.
For some weightlifters that need new stimulus, this could be a good change of pace during a strength cycle or for weightlifters that are injured this can be a good way to still challenge themselves. As seen above, Toshiki Yamamoto (85kg Japan) who was dealing with an wrist injury at the time, squatting at a powerlifting competition.
With that said, this past weekend was the first time I coached a powerlifter at a USAPL meet. It was Continue Reading