A Step-by-Step Guide to Meet Day

By: Savannah Kaminski & Julianna King The end of summer and fall is a popular time for people to sign up for a meet and try competing for the first time. We have several of our own Fortitudo athletes preparing for upcoming meets across the world. With athletes ranging in experience levels, we still find […]

Everything You Need to Know About Establishing a Competition Schedule

By: Julianna King I was introduced to my first meet via my first coach. I mentioned that I wanted to do a meet – and she came back with the suggestion of doing a seminar meet in Chicago. From then on, finding meets solely consisted of me looking at the USAPL Calendar and finding meets […]

Breaking the Powerlifting Stereotype: An Inside Look at the Colors

By: Savannah Kaminski and Julianna King When it comes to strength and fitness brands, I’m sure you can think of signature colors you often see right off the top of your head. Whether it was your first piece of equipment, or maybe the branding of a big strength company, or even just the powerlifting gym […]

History of Women in Powerlifting

Believe it or not, information on the history of women in powerlifting is difficult to locate. After hours of conducting searches within several databases, the generic Google, and even old newspaper clippings, I was finally able to connect a trail of information about women in powerlifting. Given the above note, I will acknowledge this is […]