Amir Fazeli

About Amir Fazeli

Amir is the founder of Adonis Athletics and the owner of Adonis Athletics Granville. He is a competitive powerlifter having represented Australia at 7 international competitions to date including twice at the Arnold Sports Festival and twice at the World Championships. His best lifts are 258kg squat, 150kg bench press and 317.5kg deadlift all at under 83kg in the IPF. He holds the all-time highest deadlift record at under 83kg bodyweight across all federations in Australia. His best international results are silver medal at 2012 IPF Oceania Powerlifting Championships, silver medal at 2014 Arnold Sports Festival, gold medal at 2014 IPF Asian & Oceania Powerlifting Championships and 5th overall at the 2015 World more

#ASKADONIS: Don’t Bench In A Straight Line

By | June 14th, 2017|Bodybuilding, Powerlifting, Strongman|

The next episode of our new series

#ASKADONIS: I Can’t Get The Bar Off My Chest!

By | April 3rd, 2017|Bodybuilding, Powerlifting, Strongman|

The first episode of our new series #AskAdonis, where we answer questions you may have. Earlier in the week we received the following question: "What [...]

Hypertrophy Chest + Back Workout W/Amir Fazeli

By | March 27th, 2017|Bodybuilding|

In this video, Amir trains chest and back with an old friend. Featured in the video is his famous neck training, as seen on Instagram [...]

How To Correctly Perform The Bent Over Row w/Coach Amir

By | February 14th, 2017|Bodybuilding, Powerlifting|

How To Correctly Perform The Bent Over Row w/Coach Amir

Sumo Deadlift Problems – Torso Rigidity, Shooting Hips, Leverages And Biomechanics

By | January 23rd, 2017|Bodybuilding, Powerlifting, Strongman|

In this video, Coach Amir covers sumo-deadlift problems using a real-life scenario. Topics discussed include lacking torso rigidity, shooting hips, determining individual leverages and understanding [...]

Hypertrophy Tips – Choosing The Right Weights

By | January 18th, 2017|Bodybuilding|

In this video, Coach Amir discusses choosing the right weights for maximising hypertrophy. He explains why getting closer to failure is better. [...]

How Long Should You Rest Between Sets?

By | November 14th, 2016|Bodybuilding, Crossfit, Powerlifting, Strongman, Weightlifting|

In this video, coach Amir covers resting in-between sets and how short rest periods may be a detriment to hypertrophy.

Bodybuilding = Powerlifting Gains?!

By | November 3rd, 2016|Bodybuilding, Powerlifting|

In this video, Amir discusses the benefits of bodybuilding/high-rep training for strength gains. Listen as Amir discusses misconceptions and techniques for both hypertrophy and strength [...]

BACK SQUAT BASICS – Teaching and Properly Executing the Back Squat

By | October 29th, 2016|Bodybuilding, Crossfit, Powerlifting, Strongman, Weightlifting|

In the comprehensive video tutorial, Coach Amir goes over teaching the back squat to beginner lifters and properly executing the movement. Sit back, take note, [...]

RPE Based Training – Explained! with Amir & Will

By | October 27th, 2016|Powerlifting|

In this episode, coach Amir and coach Will cover a commonly misunderstood topic - RPE (Rate of Perceived Exertion) and RPE Based Training. Hopefully this [...]

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