Mark Bell is an American powerlifter and entrepreneur prominently featured in the 2008 documentary Bigger, Stronger, Faster. The film, directed by his brother Chris, took an objective look at steroid use in the world of professional bodybuilding and powerlifting. Mark Bell has been a part of the powerlifting community since he was 11 years old and has since established himself as one of the best in the business.
Mark Bell is the founder of both POWER Magazine and the Super Training Gym. He is also the inventor of the highly acclaimed weightlifting accessory, the Sling Shot. He has trained and mentored many aspiring powerlifters, including Peter Kirkbride.
Mark Bell had a successful competitive career in powerlifting and held multiple records in the sport. He won the IPF World Championships in 2001 and the USPF National Powerlifting Championships in 1997 and was the first man to squat over 900 pounds in a full meet. His record-breaking lifts have earned him the nickname “The King of Squats.”
Mark Bell has also had an interesting career outside of powerlifting. He has spent time as a professional wrestler, earning the nickname “Smelly.” He is also an accomplished entrepreneur and has successfully marketed his brand of fitness products.
Mark Bell is an inspiration to powerlifters and athletes around the world. He has pushed the boundaries of what is possible and has shown that dedication, hard work, and passion can lead to success.