Powerlifting Resources

We have gathered together a useful collection of tools and resources for people interested in powerlifting, or for anyone looking to improve their strength through resistance training.

1 Rep Max (1RM) Calculator

Simply enter the weight lifted and how many repetitions you managed, and this tool will give you an approximation of what that can translate to in terms of absolute load.

Try the Calculator

RPE/RIR Reference

RPE (Rate of Perceived Exertion) is a central concept in most powerlifting coaching. Access charts and resources to help understand this concept.

RPE Resources

USAPL Rulebook

These are the official rules of the USA Powerlifting organization. These rules form the basis for most meets, so you should be well acquainted with them.

usapl Rulebook