Powerlifting (English. Powerlifting: power - power and lift - lift) - a power sport, the essence of which is to overcome the weight of the most severe complication.
Powerlifting is also called power triathlon. This is due to the fact that as a competitive disciplines it includes three exercises: squats on his shoulders, bench press on a flat bench with both hands, and deadlift barbell from the floor - which together determine the professional athlete. In pauerliftinge unlike bodybuilding important primarily power rates, not the beauty of the body.