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March 2001

PowerMag Magazine is for the lifters, as the powerlifters of the world are getting restless and out of that restless energy, PowerMag Magazine has emerged for them. On the cover is Jennifer Maile, Liz Willet, and Michelle Amsden.

March 2001 - Table of Contents
Issue 3, Volume 1


  • Rage Against the Iron
    Head bangers, Slobber Knobbers, and Face Slappin Fools. The world of powerlifting today is filled with many diverse and flamboyant personalities.

  • USAPL Women's Nationals
    The 2001 USA Powerlifting Women's National Powerlifting Championships was set to begin. This year's contest was being held in Fort Wayne, Indiana at the Grand Wayne Center in downtown Fort Wayne.

  • Meet Results
    APF Michigan Bench for cash and Winter Bench Bash.

  • Training the Deadlift
    Keeping the lower back as fresh as possible can mean the differences between winning and losing and simply making those last crucial lifts.


  • Editorial
    Jake Jones worries about how to fill the pages of PowerMag Magazine.

  • Under the Bar
    Squat This! Los Angeles Lifting Club. This is the most important of the three lifts.

  • PowerMag: Ask Dr. Squat
    Putting the pedal to the medal: Speed is king. Lifting a weight that's above 50-60 percent of your 1RM as fast as possible is almost assuredly going to produce maximum tension, and therefore optimum overload.

  • Viewpoints
    Powerlifting the way it should be!

  • Training
    Bring in the reinforcements! Mind games that really work! The right gear for your next meet may be sitting on top of your shoulders.

  • Nutrition
    Your Guide to the Supplement Pyramid.

  • Headlines
    Whit Baskin recovery slow but steady; Forza Strength Systems celebrates its 15th year; and Joellen Glitt passes.

  • Athlete Profile
    Fired up for heavy iron. Less than a year after the accident, Andy competed in his first powerlifting competition and took fourth in his division. It was at that meet that he set his goal to compete in the next World Firefighter Olympics.

  • Bob's Underground
    Solo training made safe: Think about it.

  • Coming up
    Upcoming meet listings.

  • Starting Out
    A New Road: Part II. Getting back in, results and leg specialization.

  • USA Powerlifting Corner
    Changing rules can catch the experienced, novice off guard.