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The right question and the dangerous answers: why do you lift, why are you a powerlifter and why do you compete?

  [Warning and disclaimer: this is not the best reading for a pre-competitive period.] A few years ago I wrote an almost poetic piece on why I lifted weights. It was the first time I tackled issues related to flow, still unaware of the wealth of literature on the subject. I just described the feeling […]

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The flow in powerlifting – images from Mauro Spinardi

The state of “flow” has been discussed in studies about sports such as swimming, mountaineering, among others. “Flow” is an altered state of consciousness that could be roughly defined as a very deep  focus. More than that, “flow” in sports defines a condition of heightened perception of the task at hand at the expense of

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