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January 2002

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. We cover the world's strongest sports. On the cover is Chuck Vogelpohl.

January 2002 - Table of Contents


  • The Squat
    Handling lifters at a meet, part two. It's time to start the warm ups.

  • Making History
    A few words with 198 pound phenom Jesse Kellum.

  • Powerlifting in the Ancient World
    A few raise the weight above their head, straightening their arms, thus showing off their great strength.

  • Big And Bigger
    Clay Brandenburg is about as big as big gets. With an upper arm the size of most men's thigh, the two things on his mind are his next meal and an 800 pound bench press. We don't think he will have to wait too long for either.

  • 2001 IPA Nationals
    Colossus in Columbus! Whan you talk IPA, you are talking big numbers. When you're talking IPA in Ohio, now you're talking really big numbers.

  • Say It Ain't So
    Has Oceanside's Iron Island Gym held it's last meet?

  • Power From Above
    A few words with Joel Toranzo!

  • Women's Powerlifting World Records
    All Time Historical Women's Powerlifting World Records!

  • Biggest Deeper
    Find your form and fingerprint for BIG squats.

  • Squat Supplements!
    There are many assistant exercises that deliver that extra for squat strength and quad development. These assistant exercises offer coordination and balance to specific muscle groups to execute squat performance and quad development.


  • Editorial
    Happy New Year. Come attend the Arnold Classic, the must attend event of the year, by Jake Jones, Creative Director and Co-Publisher.

  • Ask Dr. Squat
    got intensity? If your mind says 'no', you've succumbed. You've failed, go home! Come back to the gym tomorrow with a renewed determination not to fail.

  • PowerBriefs
    Huge Girard sets World Record in Crucifix Hold!

  • Voices
    I Give A Squat! Also, Powerlifter Ponderings.

  • Total Power!
    Most of the general public has really no idea of what power lifting is composed of the logic behind the sport.

  • Random Thoughts
    Less Debate equals More Weight! Are you stronger this month that you were last year? If not, put this magazine down and go to the gym.

  • Coming Up
    Powerlifting Meet listings

  • Injury Corner
    The aching post-meet back; Naturally Wired; I'm Inflammed!