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Sticky Thread Sticky: Official PR Thread

I have decided to start a PR thread where everybody can simply post their PR's for any given exercise including things like strongman events and oly lifts of course. THIS IS NOT A PLACE TO START YOUR OWN WORKOUT LOG. This will eliminate the need for people starting new threads to post their prs. ...

BEhave‎, 11-03-2008 03:57 PM
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Sticky Thread Sticky: ** Powerlifting Section Lifter Rankings**

==========OFFICIAL POWERLIFTING SECTION LIFTER RANKINGS========== RANK____LIFTER________BW____SQUAT/BENCH/DEADLIFT/TOTAL______BW MULTIPLE/WILKS 1.............Code_B...............209...................319/203/418/942............................4.5XBW/266

Code_B‎, 12-30-2008 06:47 PM
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Sticky Thread Sticky: Your first meet.

This subject comes up often enough that we should simply accumulate a list of everything that should be done, and how everything should be handled, for the novice competitor. Please add things that I have forgotten, and when everyone is done, I will compile it into a comprehensive ‘how to’ guide if...

Arlecchino‎, 11-03-2007 05:30 PM
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Sticky Thread Sticky: Everything you need to know about SBD knee sleeves

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SPFjudge‎, 10-22-2014 08:29 AM
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Sticky Thread Sticky: What does "j-ho" know?

What's up everyone, I'm Jeremy Hoornstra and I'm starting a thread here for questions, answers, comments, videos, whatever everyone wants to ask, post, anything. I will do my best to check on here at least daily to answer everyone the best I can. Here's a little background about me. I have...

JDHOORNY‎, 09-13-2013 07:12 PM
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Sticky Thread Sticky: The DIY Thread: Anything and Everything You Can Make Yourself for PL and Strongman

Disclaimer: I found a TON of DIY’s, but have tried to select the most straightforward, safest, and overall best ones for each category. I have no doubt there are more/better ones out there, so please feel free to add! Also, be safe about this stuff and test it out along the way if you try these...

Doollas‎, 05-02-2010 06:19 PM
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Arrow Sticky Thread Sticky: General Forum Rules

Welcome to the Forums It is our hope that the members of the forums will help each other in providing motivation and information to those looking to reach their fitness goals. To protect our members and the forums, the following rules are effective in all sections. Please take...

ForumSentinel‎, 05-19-2014 08:12 AM
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Arlecchino‎, 12-19-2002 07:34 PM
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sbd or strong knee sleeves?

its time for me to get a new pair of knee sleeves. i currently use large SBDs but they don't fit as tight and are pretty worn down. which knee sleeve do you prefer?

muscleman12345‎, 06-24-2016 06:31 AM
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Arrow Benchpress

I have pretty decent deadlift and squat PR's but my benchpress is pretty weak in comparison. What most helped you increase your bench? Thanks much

ArmyWollfff‎, Yesterday 08:20 PM
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Difficulty racking bar with squat suit straps up

I've been using a Titan Superior squat suit and I think the straps might be too short, its easy to get the bottoms on, and pretty easy to get the straps up with a bit of help. I can squat to depth with just the bottoms/wraps , but with the straps up its VERY difficult to rack/walkout the...

rancid_theclash‎, Yesterday 06:24 PM
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The Official Powerlifting and Strongman Family Appreciation Thread: Part XIX

Top Ten From Part 18 308smk - 560 NorthStrong - 462 martin_mathers - 364 breathinglife - 360 Daemonium - 312 Hamzzza - 307 dang111 - 273 kmc06005 - 270 adamsz -263

isaku900‎, 10-12-2015 09:11 PM
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Differences you noticed (beyond less weight) when you started squatting true parallel

I only recently discovered the definition of "true parallel" and this means that rather than my squat being one safety hole above parallel, it's more like 2-3 holes above (4-6 inches). What differences did you notice when you changed your squats from "parallel-ish" to true parallel besides using...

meerkat3.14‎, 06-26-2016 06:39 AM
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Are ammonium salts or sniffing salts legal in USAPL

I know they are permitted in other federations. However, due to the technicality of USAPl I was wondering if it's allowed. Thanks

khellae‎, Yesterday 12:19 AM
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bad workout after deload?

i am currently doing 5-3-1 and just finished a deload week and came into the gym to hit 385x5+ on squats. last time i did 375x6 rpe 9 so i felt i had this easy. got 385x3 and it just felt super heavy. usually after a deload i feel strong but this time i felt weak anyone else ever have...

muscleman12345‎, Yesterday 06:28 AM
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Wearing your weight belt outside the gym?

Powerlifters, please give me your input. I saw a girl the other day wearing her weight belt, but not at the gym. You know how some girls wear fashion belts outside their shirts? Well, this girl was wearing her WEIGHT belt outside her t-shirt, just walking down the street, as though her weight...

SportyAndGirly‎, 06-21-2016 08:29 AM
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First time running Sheiko

Yesterday i started Sheiko #29 my first sheiko program and first 3 day split program I have ran. I had been doing wendlers 5/3/1 for the past year and got great results but started to plateau and get bored with the program. One thing that I have realized is there is no back accessory movements....

render2009‎, Yesterday 10:21 AM
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best accessories for strengthening core and glutes?

for the sake of future injury prevention these are two weak points that I really need to bring up. post effective movements that you're familiar with, it'll be greatly appreciated

TonyJH‎, 06-23-2016 09:47 PM
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Video suggestions needed for Andrey Malanichev

Do you have vids you wish Animal covered with Malan? Some of them could become a reality. Post suggestions here:

Universal Rep‎, Yesterday 09:25 AM
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Hatfield Squats

Does anyone here do these as a part of their regular training? I did them today for the first time and I like them as a way to mix things up between box squats, front squats, pause squats, etc. - they have a different feel to them. JMzL2vKhkxI

TomMutaffis‎, 06-27-2016 03:28 PM
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Is ZMA allowed

Is ZMA allowed in the USAPL/IPF?

JakeConley29‎, 06-26-2016 12:32 PM
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Question on BF Percentage?

What is the idea BF percentage for powerlifting? If I try to get down to 8 percent. Would that hurt my lifting stats? Attachment shows where I am at physically.

Swoleflex2016‎, 06-27-2016 11:20 AM
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Lost strength on Candito's Linear Program?

Ive been running his linear strength and hypertrophy program for about 4 weeks now and prior to this i ran ICF 5X5 for 2 months until i found out about Canditos stuff. The most I got to on ICF was 210lbs 2x5, on squats and 150lbs 3x5 on BP. This week on canditos program I did 200lbs 2x6 and failed...

ruizer‎, 06-27-2016 09:23 PM
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2.5x to 3.5x bw deadlift in 2 years realistic?

175kg @ 70kg to 3.5x b.w. in 2 years is this a realistic goal? or does 3.5x b.w. take years upon years to achieve

strengthsthetic‎, 08-10-2012 06:53 PM
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Warmup Room/Process USAPL

Doing my first USAPL meet this summer without the assistance of a coach. Been doing the best I can to research rules, commands etc. The one thing I can't find a lot of info on is the warmup process. Any insight anyone could give me would be greatly appreciated. How does this work? Are you...

vmwhey‎, 06-27-2016 01:12 PM
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My 3x3 Routine for those who are interested

Three days a week... A. Back Squat (3x3) - Every workout day B. MondayConventional Deadlift (3x3) WednesdayRDL (4x8) FridayConventional Deadlift (3x3) 10% less weight than Monday C. Flat Bench Press (3x3)

PendlayRow8500‎, 06-27-2016 06:15 PM
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Help a beginner out!

In my highschool (going to college now) i was a big dude. I am 6'2" 275lbs (mostly fat), but my schools football program ran a no huddle offense, meaning they cared more about my mile time than my lifts. From what i see here i should be lifting WAY more than i am for my size. I have, what i deem...

Footballny‎, 06-27-2016 05:27 AM
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Boring But Big with Deadlifts

I have decided to kick back over to 5/3/1 from Madcow's 5X5 for various reasons. I have done the BBB protocol for bench, squat and OHP but strayed away from it with DLs as it felt like it would be too much volume for that lift. What experiences to you guys have with the 5x10 on DLs? I could see...

mdonnelly80‎, 06-20-2016 12:10 PM
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Meet Prep | Central Florida Open Championships | Usapl

First competition. Will be in the 93kg weight class Junior Division. I'm feeling confident on my lifts after completing Candito's 6-week a week or two ago, finishing with 455lb squat, 375 touch and go bench and a 490 deadlift with straps. My biggest issue is anytime I go heavy on touch and go or...

Thor56‎, 06-03-2016 01:26 PM
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Arrow Powerlifting

where do I go to get information about local Powerlifting meets/competitions. Interested in getting into them but unsure on how to start. Thanks much.

ArmyWollfff‎, 06-27-2016 08:52 AM
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I weight 135 and squat 340

Hi! I'm 15 years old and I've been lifting for the past 3 months. I'm 5.7 and weight 135. I can squat 340 pounds, bench 135 and deadlift 365. I was wondering if i would be able to lift at least 2X that if i weight about 200 pounds? Thanks

Chaconfitness‎, 06-27-2016 03:36 AM
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Guy with Shoulder problems

I know there are a ton of guys on this forum who have shoulder problems, what did you guys do to help fix or remedy them so far I've been doing a ton of band pull apart, face pulls, back work, scap stabilzation, and stretches among other things, does anybody have any other idea, or would be...

bearcat67‎, 06-24-2016 07:36 PM
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what does your Meet week look like?

i know some guys take the entire week off. the dup program i was running before had me go in monday and wednesday and do light triples in all 3 lifts. what has worked best for you to perform well on meet day?

muscleman12345‎, 06-23-2016 06:24 AM
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