a competition or sport involving three tests of strength: the bench press, squat, and two-handed dead lift.
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How to use powerlifting in a sentence
For a few months, I went to a powerlifting gym that had an all-women competition team.The appeal and the shortcomings of women-only gyms | Chika Ekemezie | October 8, 2021 | Vox
British Dictionary definitions for powerlifting
a form of weightlifting in which contestants compete in the dead lift, squat, and bench press
- powerlifter, noun
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