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Because we live and breathe the sport. We obsess over weightlifting like you and practice what we preach. We wear the shoes, perform the squats and catch up on content. We understand the sport like you.

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The Best Powerlifting Equipment

We live and breathe weightlifting. We test the best gear. We squat with sleeves, brace with belts and take great pride in our lifting shoes. Don't miss a trick when it comes to the best weightlifting equipment.

Powerlifting Shoes

Powerlifting Shoes

Do they work? Absolutely. Find your favourite here.

Knee Sleeves

Knee Sleeves

The best 5 knee sleeves on the market in 2019

Powerlifting Knee Wraps

Powerlifting Knee Wraps

For testing your 1RM, knee wraps are awesome.

Powerlifting Belts

Powerlifting Belts

Belts are essential for any serious lifters.

Powerlifting Programs

Powerlifting Programs designed for the 9 - 5 worker. We understand how to design strength training programs that work around your social and work life.

Testimonials

  • I've known and trained with Harry for years. I've used his programs, tips and tricks to get what I think is reasonably strong. He's awesome. He's a dick, but he's awesome!

    Oliver Smith

    Senior Engagement Manager & Friend

    Oliver Smith
  • I've worked with Harry for over a year now and he's provided cracking programs and training tips. Obviously he's a bastard, but he's still useful for a program or two.

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    SEO Team Lead & Ex-Training Partner

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  • I've loved training since I was a kid. I love the equipment, the smell of a weights room, programming... Everything except injuries. I love it like you do!

    Harry Clarkson-Bennett

    Founder of The Quest for Strength

    Harry Clarkson-Bennett

Nutrition

Powerlifting and weightlifting in general requires a certain level of nous when it comes to nutrition. You need to understand macro and micro nutrients, your caloric maintenance and how to gain size and strength effectively. Follow these in-depth guides to cutting and bulking and become a (sort of) nutritional expert.

How to Lose Weight & Maintain Muscle

What is a Cutting Diet? Losing weight or ‘cutting’ has become part of the mainstream vocabulary in recent years. The…

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How to Bulk Up for Beginners

What is Bulking? Someone who is bulking is purposely eating more calories than they need to gain size and strength.…

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Gym Reviews

We've reviewed the best powerlifting & weightlifting gyms from around the country. We want to grow the sport and ignite your passion for it. A good gym is essential for that.
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The 5 Best Powerlifting & Weightlifting Gyms in Bristol

What makes a good Powerlifting Gym in Bristol? I have a system when it comes to deciding on the best…

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The 9 Best Powerlifting & Weightlifting Gyms in Liverpool

What makes a good Powerlifting Gym? As Liverpool’s a big city, there are some key things to factor in: Location:…

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The 7 Best Powerlifting & Weightlifting Gyms in Leeds

What makes a good Powerlifting Gym? There are some key things to factor in: Location: Obviously this is completely personal,…

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The 7 Best Powerlifting & Weightlifting Gyms in Birmingham

What makes a good Powerlifting Gym? There are some key things to factor in: Location: Obviously this is completely personal,…

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The 7 Best Powerlifting & Weightlifting Gyms in Manchester

What makes a good Powerlifting Gym? There are some key things to factor in: Location: Obviously this is completely personal,…

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