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Interview with Tim Henriques


Tim Henriques is a coach, author, powerlifter and the Director of the National Personal Training Institute of VA/MD/DC.


Tim has competed in powerlifting for 20 years. In college, Tim was named as an All-American Powerlifter with the USAPL.


In 2003, he deadlifted 700 lbs at 198 pounds which set a VA State Record. Besides powerlifting, Tim has also competed in strongman and arm-wrestling competitions.


His book, All About Powerlifting, is one of the best resources for anyone looking to get ridiculously strong.


Besides lifting, Tim is a husband, father, and a lifelong gamer.


Tim lives in Northern Virginia with his wife, kids, and dog.

In this episode we discuss:

  • His gaming history
  • Playing Diablo with his kids
  • NPAL Atlanta
  • Why powerlifting vs bodybuilding
  • Ray Williams 1,005 pound squat
  • Taking care of yourself while powerlifting
  • Dieting for powerlifters
  • Why it’s better for him to gain weight
  • The day after a powerlifting meet
  • Biggest mistake he made at his first competition
  • The basic rules of powerlifting
  • Squat stances
  • Most common objection about powerlifting
  • Tips for training like a powerlifter
  • Fun questions
  • Calves
  • Improving your squat, bench, & deadlift
  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • All About Powerlifting

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