Name, age & how long have you been Powerlifting?
George Latson, 30 years old, Almost 3 years
Best lifts in competition?
252kg squat, 197.5kg bench, 282.5 deadlift
Athletic background? What you did before powerlifting?
Basketball from 5 years old until a few years ago. Track & Field and Cross Country in H.S., Rugby in College, Bodybuilding for the past 4 years.
I've always been relatively strong and I enjoy lifting heavy.
Tell me something about your gym/team.
I workout out of Gold's gym in capitol heights.
Trying alone or training partner/coach, team?
I train by myself the majority of the time. I currently coach a couple athletes in powerlifting
Biggest inspiration in the sport?
Ben Pollack, Larry Wheels
What's your favorite lift?
Standing military press
Least favorite lift?
Biggest challenge in your training?
Currently, making sure I get enough rest
Ideal training atmosphere? Focused and dialed in or noisy and high energy?
As long as i'm focused I can train in a quiet empty gym and still achieve a great workout
Training plan. Do your own programming or have a coach?
Previously I have been doing my own programming. I will be trying a couple new programs for my next preps
Social media. Positives and negatives,
You gain a lot of inspiration and good exposure from social media. A negative would be for someone trying to be somebody they are not.
Diet you follow? Supplements?
No diet specifically. I just try not to eat too much and get too far over my weight class. The only supplements I take are a mult-vitamin and oregano oil tablets for immune support
Biggest accomplishment in your powerlifting career?
So far it would be the National record bench press and getting a best lifter award
What's one of your non-powerlifting goals?
To help others achieve their goals
Finally is there anyone you would like to acknowledge or give a shout out to (team, coach, spouse, sponsors)?
The entire Savage life fitness and HEART organization. My gf Bea Ponce for not quitting and accomplishing her goals