Matt Wenning is a triple world record holder in the sport of powerlifting. Add in a bunch of national and state records to that list, along with a equipped total of 2665 lbs and you could say Matt knows how to build strength. Combine that with a Masters Degree in Biomechanics and a Bachelor's in Exercise Science and it's fair to say that Matt is one of the most knowledgeable lifters on the planet.
Matt has helped our armed forces get stronger and avoid injury, and founded Ludus Magnus gym in the pursuit of these goals for everyone. He holds both a Bachelors of Science in Exercise Science and a Masters of Science in Sport Biomechanics. Matt is also the Director and Co-Founder of MAW, directing over 6000 troops in strength, conditioning and wellness for the U.S. Army, including Infantry and Ranger Divisions.
Matt has over 10,000 hours experience working with and training Division 1-A athletes, including NFL players and Olympic competitors. He is the Strength and Wellness Coordinator for Washington Township Fire Department, developing long term training protocols for 135 firemen and administration personnel.
His accomplishments include:
2011 World Record Holder at 308lbs
Former all time World Record Holder with 2665 lb total
World record Raw Squat (no wraps) - 832 lbs
World record Equipped Squat - 1197 lbs
2010 APF National Champion
2009 IPA National Champion
UPA National Record Holder - Open Division
Matt's Website: https://www.wenningstrength.com/
Instagram handle: @realmattwenning
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