Barbell Medicine - From Bench to Bedside

Sy Perlis 91-years-old, prepares to take the weight of the bench press in Phoenix. Perlis, a 91-year-old Arizona weightlifter didn’t just break a world record for the bench press, he powered through it by 52 pounds (23.5 kilograms). Sy Perlis set the record by benching 187.2 pounds (85 kilograms) at the National Bench Push-Pull Press and Dead Lift Championships on Saturday in Phoenix. (AP Photo/The Arizona Republic, Patrick Breen) MARICOPA COUNTY OUT; MAGS OUT; NO SALES

About Jordan Feigenbaum

Jordan Feigenbaum, owner of Barbell Medicine, has an academic background including a Bachelor of Science in Biology, Master of Science in Anatomy and Physiology, and Doctor of Medicine. Jordan also holds accreditations from many professional training organizations including the American College of Sports Medicine, National Strength and Conditioning Association, USA Weightlifting, CrossFit, and is a former Starting Strength coach and staff member. He’s been coaching folks from all over the world  for over a decade through Barbell Medicine. As a competitive powerlifter, Jordan has competition best lifts of a 640lb squat, 430lb bench press, 275lb overhead press, and 725lb deadlift as a 198lb raw lifter.

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