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Bob’s pretty happy about deadlifting a plate for the first time. Onwards to the next plate milestone!
#strengthtraining #evanston #deadlift
Down 15 lbs in bodyweight, up 10 lbs on the deadlift. PR at 465 lbs for Gabe.
Down 15 lbs in bodyweight, up 10 lbs on the deadlift. PR at 465 lbs for Gabe.
New blog post on some lessons learned from our friend Andrey Malanichev. We had a blast hosting him last summer and we’re excited to host him again this January. Follow the link in our profile for the article and registration details for Andrey’s next visit to Chicago! 
@andrey_malanichev #powerlifting #evanston #chicago #strength #chicagopowerlifting #squat #fitness #chicagofitness #gains #gym #🇷🇺 #россия
Last year’s viral sensation Ann Buszard deadlifts a PR of 93 kg/205 lbs! 77 years old with more PR’s to come! 
#greysteel #strength #deadlift #fitness @girlswhopowerlift #inspiration #nevertooold #evanston #chicago #gainz #strengthtraining #gym #power
Intra-set naps — the optimal way to spend your rest periods. #gymdog #strength #evanston #gym #chicago #goldendoodle #nap #bestdogever
Alex hits 420 for an easy single — just 6 pounds under his current PR. Coach @dtsak137 has him primed for big PR’s at next week’s meet. #strength #squats #powerlifting #gainz #evanston #chicago #fitness #respectthedepth
#tbt to when our friend @andrey_malanichev stopped by for a quick squat session. Andrey left his shoes in Moscow so barefooted he worked his way up to this set with 495 lbs — only about 45% of his best squat.

Andrey will return here in January — stay tuned for details!

#squats #powerlifting #strength #gainz #evanston #chicago #россия #malanpower #sbd #fitness #lightweight
A couple deadlift PR’s from today. After coming to us a few months ago with a wrecked low back, Mike hit a lifetime PR of 405 lbs without any pain. Then Chris cruised through a PR set of 325x5 with plenty of strength in reserve. #strengthtraining #deadlift #evanston #chicago #northwestern #gainz #fitness
Denise and Pete Dellva began training a few months ago. Currently in their 50’s, they want to keep living active lives as they age. They decided to get stronger so they can continue traveling, hiking, and enjoying life to the fullest for as long as possible. They both hit milestone PR’s as Denise deadlifted 100 lbs and Pete squatted 225 lbs for the first time. Lots more progress to come for these two! #strengthtraining #deadlift #squats #evanston #chicago #gains #fitness
Denise and Pete Dellva began training a few months ago. Currently in their 50’s, they want to keep living active lives as they age. They decided to get stronger so they can continue traveling, hiking, and enjoying life to the fullest for as long as possible. They both hit milestone PR’s as Denise deadlifted 100 lbs and Pete squatted 225 lbs for the first time. Lots more progress to come for these two! #strengthtraining  #deadlift  #squats  #evanston  #chicago  #gains  #fitness 
Coach Alex Olshannikov checks over his shoulder to make sure no one can see him doing curls. @alexolshannikov 
#strengthtraining #powerbuilding #curlsforgirls #bisfortheguys #evanston #chicago #northwestern #nu #gainz #россия
When Brandon started, he was doubtful he’d get to a 200 lb squat. After a few months of consistent work, today he worked up to 300 lbs for three reps. There’s no secret to getting stronger — show up consistently, put in some effort, and keep pushing forward. @two_brans #strength #squats #evanston #chicago #nu #northwestern #strengthtraining
When Brandon started, he was doubtful he’d get to a 200 lb squat. After a few months of consistent work, today he worked up to 300 lbs for three reps. There’s no secret to getting stronger — show up consistently, put in some effort, and keep pushing forward. @two_brans #strength  #squats  #evanston  #chicago  #nu  #northwestern  #strengthtraining 
Throwback Thursday to the most impressive feat of strength that’s happened here: Vadym Dovhanyuk cruising through 5️⃣4️⃣5️⃣, 5️⃣9️⃣5️⃣, and 6️⃣2️⃣0️⃣ lb bench presses! ...
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@vadymdovhanyuk #tbt #strength #benchpress #evanston #chicago #strength #northwestern #nu #wildcats #power #barbell #powerlifting #kratos #fitness #northshore #illinois #bench #worldchampion #ipf #rogue #gainz
It’s here: the long awaited, much anticipated Weightlifting 101 — a class focused on the Olympic lifts. Register at our website or send us a message for more details. #weightlifting #strength #evanston #strongman #usaw #chicago
Andrew Johnson finishes off a big day with this 410 lb deadlift! Along with a 340 squat and 250 bench press, he put together a 1000 lb total for the first time in training. #strengthtraining #startingstrength #evanston #fitness #deadlift #gainz #kratos #deadlift
Coming soon — STRONGMAN SATURDAYS! A weekly class devoted to strongman events. Shoot us a DM for more info!

#strengthtraining #strongman #evanston #chicago #powerlifting #fitness #kratos #northwestern #nu #northshore #strength #jailhousestrong