Ben Pollack


Ben Pollack is a doctoral student at the H.J. Lutcher Stark Center for Physical Culture and Sports at the University of Texas at Austin. Ben has competed in powerlifting for four years, and holds the third-highest raw total of all time in the 198-pound weight class. He also ranks fourth in the 181-pound class, and has published several academic articles in scholarly journals including the Journal of Sport History and Iron Game History: The Journal of Physical Culture. He trains at Big Tex Gym in Austin, Texas.

  • Quest for Victory

    Ben is a doctoral student at the University of Texas studying and teaching about the history of strength and fitness. He's also a competitive raw powerlifter, ranked #3 all-time in the 198-pound class, and #4 in the 181-pound class. Ben is training to move up in weight and in the rankings!

    Quest for Victory
  • My Story, and a Request

    My goals for this coaching log, and how we can help each other improve!

    My Story, and a Request