Steve Thompson
Steve Thompson

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Steve is a New Zealand Powerlifting Record holder and founder of Getstrength.com. He has competed in two IPF World Powerlifting Championships.Steve holds four New Zealand Powerlifting records and two All-round Weightlifting World records. Competed in the sport of Powerlifting for more than 18 years.Specialties: strength and conditioning.

Why our Knee Sleeves are better!

Introducing our new Getstrength Knee Sleeve, designed with the power athlete in mind. These Knee Sleeves are used in Powerlifting, Strongman, Crossfit, and Weightlifting through-out New Zealand. The new Knee Sleeves have 7mm of neoprene knee support, other Knee Sleeves on the market range between 2mm and 5mm . With 7mm you get the most possible […]

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Summer Boxing Routine

With summer only around the corner in New Zealand, I thought I would pull this great boxing routine out of the archives. Designed by Ashley Jones who at the time was the Crusaders Strength Conditioning Coach. This is a grueling session but what a great way to drop some body fat and get fit for […]

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How To Use Resistance Bands for Assisted Pull Ups

Article 3- How to and Why section of Getstrength.com How to use Resistance Bands for assisted pull ups. Band length loop 41 inches 1 meter  (2 meters full length) The pull up exercise is one of the best movements for gaining upper back strength and muscle development.  There are several ways of preforming the exercise, […]

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