All attempts of Iris Kensenhuis at EPF Classic Powerlifting Championships 2018 3rd place overall & squat. 1st in deadlift

Iris deadlifting 220kg for a gold medal and 3rd place overall at the EPF Classic Powerlifting Championships

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Video of @inspirised aka www.powerlifter.nl here đŸ„‡ medal deadlift 220kg / 485lbs and this pull was needed for the 3td place overall. . Nike – There Is No Finish 🏁 Line . 🌍www.titanwebshop.eu ✔Where power and support unite . ✔Go Forth with Titan Support . ✔The number 1 Powerlifting supplier. ✔Always the Orginator. Never the Imitator. . #skwot #skwots #skwaat #skwaats #squats #squat #bands#chains #wobblysquats#slowsquats #pausesquats #pausesquat #deadlifts#deadlifting #deadlift #workout#strengthtraining #yellowjackets#supportsystems #thp #sterksteman #strongmen #crossfit #crossfitnl#yellowjackets #pwrlftr #powerlifter #powerlifting #yllwjckts #benchpress #philiftsophy

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Proud of both sisters !!!!

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Proud of both sisters. @ilyscious deadliften 217,5kg for a bronze đŸ„‰ medal. A new national record after she switched here stance due to injure. Thanks @sandrawildeman for coaching @inspirised became 3rd in total and squat and won the gold đŸ„‡ medal in deadlift. Incredible 3 weeks after the World Equipped Powerlifting Championships. Videos will follow…. . Nike – There Is No Finish 🏁 Line . 🌍www.titanwebshop.eu ✔Where power and support unite . ✔Go Forth with Titan Support . ✔The number 1 Powerlifting supplier. ✔Always the Orginator. Never the Imitator. . #skwot #skwots #skwaat #skwaats #squats #squat #bands#chains #wobblysquats#slowsquats #pausesquats #pausesquat #deadlifts#deadlifting #deadlift #workout#strengthtraining #yellowjackets#supportsystems #thp #sterksteman #strongmen #crossfit #crossfitnl#yellowjackets #pwrlftr #powerlifter #powerlifting #yllwjckts #benchpress #philiftsophy

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Tomorrow morning it is game time for the sisters @inspirised & @ilyscious at @the_epf_ Classic Powerlifting Championships Follow the meet via http://www.goodlift.info/live.php at 8 o'clock (Dutch time) . Nike – There Is No Finish 🏁 Line . 🌍www.titanwebshop.eu ✔Where power and support unite . ✔Go Forth with Titan Support . ✔The number 1 Powerlifting supplier. ✔Always the Orginator. Never the Imitator. . #skwot #skwots #skwaat #skwaats #squats #squat #bands#chains #wobblysquats#slowsquats #pausesquats #pausesquat #deadlifts#deadlifting #deadlift #workout#strengthtraining #yellowjackets#supportsystems #thp #sterksteman #strongmen #crossfit #crossfitnl#yellowjackets #pwrlftr #powerlifter #powerlifting #yllwjckts #benchpress #philiftsophy

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Iris deadlifted 3x190kg

Last week @inspirised aka www.powerlifter.nl lifted at @theipf World Championship Equipped Powerlifting in two weeks time she will be lifting at @the_epf_ Classic Powerlifting Championships so back to conventional style đŸ˜‰đŸ€”Â 3* 190kg / 418lbs

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Last week @inspirised aka www.powerlifter.nl lifted at @theipf World Championship Equipped Powerlifting in two weeks time she will be lifting at @the_epf_ Classic Powerlifting Championships so back to conventional style đŸ˜‰đŸ€” 3* 190kg / 418lbs . Nike – There Is No Finish 🏁 Line . 🌍www.titanwebshop.eu ✔Where power and support unite . ✔Go Forth with Titan Support . ✔The number 1 Powerlifting supplier. ✔Always the Orginator. Never the Imitator. . #skwot #skwots #skwaat #skwaats #squats #squat #bands#chains #wobblysquats#slowsquats #pausesquats #pausesquat #deadlifts#deadlifting #deadlift #workout#strengthtraining #yellowjackets#supportsystems #thp #sterksteman #strongmen #crossfit #crossfitnl#yellowjackets #pwrlftr #powerlifter #powerlifting #yllwjckts #benchpress #philiftsophy

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Gold medal deadlift 237,5kg by Iris Kensenhuis at IPF Worlds Equipped Powerlifting 2018

Read also Iris here blog about here experience of here first World Championship Equipped Powerlifting, click here!

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Awesome mental power by @inspirised aka www.powerlifter.nl after not the squat and bench she wanted. She deadlifted and new personal best and gold đŸ„‡ medal at @theipf World Championship Equipped Powerlifting 237.5kg / 523 lbs . Nike – There Is No Finish 🏁 Line . 🌍www.titanwebshop.eu ✔Where power and support unite . ✔Go Forth with Titan Support . ✔The number 1 Powerlifting supplier. ✔Always the Orginator. Never the Imitator. . #skwot #skwots #skwaat #skwaats #squats #squat #bands#chains #wobblysquats#slowsquats #pausesquats #pausesquat #deadlifts#deadlifting #deadlift #workout#strengthtraining #yellowjackets#supportsystems #thp #sterksteman #strongmen #crossfit #crossfitnl#yellowjackets #pwrlftr #powerlifter #powerlifting #yllwjckts #benchpress #philiftsophy

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BEND REALITY

First of all I want to thank all of you who rooted and cheered for me while I was getting ready for this meet. I’m thanking all of you who have send me sweet uplifting and sincere messages. You know who you are.

I’m over the moon and beyond thankfull for being  able to experience this sport and lifestyle that I become to know as powerlifting. Sharing the stage with people who are amazingly strong, experienced and determinated like no other is out of this world. I feel blessed.

This meet teached me to bent reality. Not being able to put a succesfull squat in threw me of guard. Halfway of the meet (including bench) I only got one good attempt in. Letting go of the dissapointed feeling and irrational thought that my participiation overall would count for nothing helped me to push through.

How in the world & in my right mind ‘could I even think that all I do and have done didn’t count for anything. It takes time and dedication to learn and understand this sport. Little did I know when I asked Wim, almost a year a go, to become my trainer-coach to let me experiene what IT takes to become a more skilled lifter. Showing me that the best gifts in life are not things. He also warned me that this al so means learning things the hard way without shortcuts and asked me to commit to that. Not being afraid of falling at least more times than I think I’m able to get up.
Sticking to the (master his)plan and focuss on the desired outcome is the key.
I’m forever gratefull for his friendship, undevided attention, severity and honest approach.

Being part of the Dutch Team, aka Lions is a honor. Seeing @Ankie Timmers on the top of her game and becomming the silver medalist was a blast. I’m proud to have seen her on fire and bringin home two medals.Special support I received from my #1 wingwoman @ilyscious who flew in to be part of this all and experiencing this with me. It is truly a blast to be surrounded by all this people who witnessed under what circumstances I became the #1 in deadlift within the -84kg class. I had seen enough red lights for one day (eventhough it is my favourite color…but enough is enough 🙂 

I had a rough morning
.and I had a though meet
.looking back at IT I would not have IT any other way. Making sure I keep learning and there is still plenty more to experience out there.#No one to blame
#No shame in my game
#Untill we meet again

XOXO
Iris

Coming Friday Iris will be lifting the IPF Worlds Equipped Powerlifting

Coming Friday @inspirisedaka www.powerlifter.nl will be lifting @theipf Worlds Equipped Powerlifting.
She just started equipped lifting at the beginning of this year combined with here classic lifting.
She is a big inspiration for me what you can achieve in just a short time. .
Watch here meet at www.goodlift.info/live.php at 10 o’clock ⌚ in the morning.
The Force is strong in here. May The Force be with here 😉

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Coming Friday @inspirised aka www.powerlifter.nl will be lifting @theipf Worlds Equipped Powerlifting. She just started equipped lifting at the beginning of this year combined with here classic lifting. . She is a big inspiration for me what you can achieve in just a short time. . Watch here meet at www.goodlift.info/live.php at 10 o'clock ⌚ in the morning. . The Force is strong in here. May The Force be with here 😉 . Nike – There Is No Finish 🏁 Line . 🌍www.titanwebshop.eu ✔Where power and support unite . ✔Go Forth with Titan Support . ✔The number 1 Powerlifting supplier. ✔Always the Orginator. Never the Imitator. . #skwot #skwots #skwaat #skwaats #squats #squat #bands#chains #wobblysquats#slowsquats #pausesquats #pausesquat #deadlifts#deadlifting #deadlift #workout#strengthtraining #yellowjackets#supportsystems #thp #sterksteman #strongmen #crossfit #crossfitnl#yellowjackets #pwrlftr #powerlifter #powerlifting #yllwjckts #benchpress #philiftsophy

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Iris is aiming to squat 4 reds with collar at the IPF Worlds Equipped Powerlifting and that will be 225kg / 496lbs

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@inspirised aka www.powerlifter.nl is aiming to squat 4 reds with collar @theipf Worlds Equipped Powerlifting and that will be 225kg / 496lbs . Nike – There Is No Finish 🏁 Line . 🌍www.titanwebshop.eu ✔Where power and support unite . ✔Go Forth with Titan Support . ✔The number 1 Powerlifting supplier. ✔Always the Orginator. Never the Imitator. . #skwot #skwots #skwaat #skwaats #squats #squat #bands#chains #wobblysquats#slowsquats #pausesquats #pausesquat #deadlifts#deadlifting #deadlift #workout#strengthtraining #yellowjackets#supportsystems #thp #sterksteman #strongmen #crossfit #crossfitnl#yellowjackets #pwrlftr #powerlifter #powerlifting #yllwjckts #benchpress #philiftsophy

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Iris squatting 3 reps 205kg / 451lbs

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@inspirised aka www.powerlifter.nl squatting in her old squat suit. Next week time for here new suit again. Today 3 reps 205kg / 451lbs On the road towards @theipf Worlds Equipped Powerlifting . Nike – There Is No Finish 🏁 Line . 🌍www.titanwebshop.eu ✔Where power and support unite . ✔Go Forth with Titan Support . ✔The number 1 Powerlifting supplier. ✔Always the Orginator. Never the Imitator. . #skwot #skwots #skwaat #skwaats #squats #squat #bands#chains #wobblysquats#slowsquats #pausesquats #pausesquat #deadlifts#deadlifting #deadlift #workout#strengthtraining #yellowjackets#supportsystems #thp #sterksteman #strongmen #crossfit #crossfitnl#yellowjackets #pwrlftr #powerlifter #powerlifting #yllwjckts #benchpress #philiftsophy

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IT’S GETTING KINDA HECTIC

Hi Everyone,

It’s Sunday again and that means
blogtime. Not every Sunday as you have been noticing, but for sure every now and then. Yesterday was my first equipped training in my brand new suit. Let me tell you

.I (think) I never felt so much physical discomfort during a training before.  Two weeks a go I got in my suit for the first time and was not able to squat 70KG properly. When coach told me that we would try out the new suit this weekend I thought it would be for squats only and not even all of them. Just some reps and then get out of it. Oh gosh what was I mistaking. I learned in the hard way that assumption is the mother of all f*ck ups. Pardon my French. Yes indeed, that’s for sure the case.

I wore the new suit the whole training, that means for squats, bench and deadlifts. Diclaimer: that was a choice. But getting in the suit was a hell of a job. So when I got asked to take it out (inbetween bench and deadlifts I chose to keep it on). BIG MISTAKE. My legs were screaming for help the entire training and still are.

Since I am a GENIUS, before training, I was so smart to rub some warming lotion on my legs to activate the muscles. Not taking in to account that I had to get in the suit using plastic bags over my legs. So within 5 minutes in to the training I was burning like hell; friction + sweat + friction + light weights + more friction = CALL THE FIRE DEPARTMENT. I’ll never make that mistake again in my entire life. Coach was having the time of his life
laughing so hard, that he couldn’t even put on the kneewraps. Telling me that history of 20 years ago is repeating itself. Somethings never change I guess. The equipment and time area changes, but the intelligence of the people stays the same.

In to the training:
Squats went good, especially for being in my suit for the first time. I’m close to hitting depth and am focusing on a steady walk out with my new suit. Coach @wimwam1 having my back at all times means a lot to me. Even if it means putting me under a lot of pressure to deal with myself and getting things done. Bench pressing in my new shirt is something I’m getting more and more in to. Bench pressing is a piece of art by itself and am still putting effort in mastering this the best I can, even with those strong long arms of mine. At deadlifts I’ve noticed that It’s even more important to keep my technique on point in this new suit. Not acting and looking like a banana will make a lot of difference. The tailor will see me very soon to get it altered.

Furthermore there are some other things that need my attention & I’ll be working on that the coming weeks. Paying more attention on keeping my daily schedule on point, making myself and taking rest a priority again. This week I’ve learned that taking charge of things is actually not the same as taking charge of yourself. Putting myself on the backseat, instead of the driversseat, is not contributing to where I want and need to go. So it’s time to switch it up!!!! It’s all part of the game and process that we call life.

Don’t forget to turn up on this page to follow my equipped journey every once in a while. Untill we meet again.

Untill we meet again
XX
Iris