Best Lifter spotlight from the USPC Old Line Hoist on November 13, 2021.
Top Men's Raw Wilks 2.0...
Name, age & how long have you been Powerlifting?
Walker Blazek, 6 years
Best lifts in competition?
578 squat, 408 bench, 632 deadlift
Athletic background? What you did before powerlifting?
i played various sports my whole life and settled on football through high school
powerlifting is an amazing way to set goals and achieve them. there’s nothing better than the feeling of walking up on that platform with murder on your mind
Tell me something about your gym/team.
i train at Athens Health Club in Eldersburg, Maryland. lots of good lifters from our small town train there.
Trying alone or training partner/coach, team?
I like to compete with my little team we like to call barnyard barbell.
Something most people you train with (or those who follow you if you train alone) don't know about you?
I’m actually a big sissy
What's your favorite lift?
Least favorite lift?
Biggest challenge in your training?
Staying motivated in early peak blocks of training.
Ideal training atmosphere? Focused and dialed in or noisy and high energy?
I like loud 70s country music and no distractions
Training plan. Do your own programming or have a coach?
Strength Studio TT is what i’ve been using for my 12 week peak. i self program otherwise.
Social media. Positives and negatives
I like it but i think we rely on it too much
Diet you follow? Supplements?
i eat like a bodybuilder. lots of chicken breast, rice, broccoli, tuna, etc. big fan of PR BREAKER supplements.
Biggest accomplishment in your powerlifting career?
breaking 1600 total and benching 4 wheels
What's one of your non-powerlifting goals?
to start a family
Finally is there anyone you would like to acknowledge or give a shout out to (team, coach, spouse, sponsors)
Shout out to Matt Schrodel, Mike Camus, Cam Mcdonald, Paul Jeng, and, of course, Waylon
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