A few times a year, I will receive an email from a new lifter who is just getting started in the sport or either a well established lifter who are moving or going out of town and looking for a "powerlifting friendly" gym to train in. Over the years, I have moved from gym to gym to gym and I've been very lucky to find places that are tolerant, if not supportive, of what we do. Many lifters are not that fortunate. Some gyms have a "decibel rule" and will not allow any grunting, deadlifting or heavy racking of weight at all.
Where do you train?
We are looking to start a list of powerlifting friendly gyms that will be accessible to lifters from the www.usaplsc.com website. Please email me at Clemsonbench@gmail.com or post your gym on the USA Powerlifting South Carolina Facebook page along with the gym's phone number and address.