How strong are you really? The internet is full of powerlifting strength calculators and formulas, but none give you a solid estimate of your real strength. Paul’s Strength Powerlifting Calculator compares your lifts against national standards to provide you with a simple score out of 100 points.
Powerlifting is a strength based program focused on the Bench, Squat and Deadlift. In a powerlifting program, the athlete is focused on gaining strength using the prime moves of Deadlift, Bench, and Squat. By adding in variations on the main lifts (Sumo Deadlift, Romanian, or Front Squat, Incline Bench etc) and adding accessory moves (Dumbell press, Pull ups, Tate Press etc), you quickly and consistently gain overall strength. This article discuss several powerlifting programs in detail as well as how to perform several of key powerlifting exercises.