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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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Arlecchino‎, 12-19-2002 07:34 PM
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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: 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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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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Exclamation Sticky Thread Sticky: Forum Rules and FAQ

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...

TheDukeUSMC‎, 06-03-2012 01:30 PM
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Need advise to help my brother

I'm 19 and have been lifting a few years. My brother is 21, and has always been very skinny with a fast metabolism. He has always come to me for advise but has never really committed. He's pretty lazy and needs someone to tell him exactly what to do, so I thought I would make things as simple as...

13thsunn‎, 04-13-2014 07:01 PM
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How does my 5/3/1 split look?

I'm 19 and nearing the end of my cut, and just started 5/3/1. I plan to do 5/3/1 for a few months at least. My goal currently is to regain strength and get some compound movement gains, since I honestly haven't been going as hard as I should be in the gym, all while doing some isolation movements....

13thsunn‎, 04-14-2014 11:14 AM
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Nike Romaleos 2 Video Review

What's up everybody. I recently did a video review on the Nike Romaleos IIs. Before you ask, I bought the red ones because I like red a lot...then Nike released the red and black, and I couldn't pass them up. inb4 spoiled brat. But check it out! Cliffs: Not 100% necessary, but I do...

1JFS3‎, 04-21-2014 10:52 AM
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1717lb total @ 195lb vids + pics

661 squat, 396 bench, 661 deadlift. new all time Australia record at 90kg/198lb class.

7399martyn‎, 03-13-2014 10:18 PM
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only access to rocks

dear all, i live abroad, and its hard enough finding gyms where i am. recently, ive had to move to a smaller town with only 1 gym, which is not at my disposal at this time. however, in my neighborhood there are large rocks of varying shapes and sizes, and i have been lifting with them in hopes...

75h185w210‎, 03-28-2014 05:32 AM
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Are there any Powerlifting/Strongman bootcamps?

I want to go to some bootcamp and go through some crazy strongman training. Like some army ranger type ****. Does anyone know of anything like that where you live there for weeks and train on end?

ABroThatLifts‎, 04-17-2014 08:53 PM
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tips for staying on heels?

Anyone have any advice on how I can stay back on my heels and push through when squatting? I've tried dropping the weight and getting form / depth correct but I still have a tendency to lean forward. Please Help

ACSZZ1988‎, 03-31-2014 05:49 AM
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pyramiding vs straight sets

which is better for strength? for example 5 sets of 3 reps at 100kg or pyramiding up the weight to a 1 set of 3 reps (60 x 1 x 3, 80 x 1 x 3, 100 x 1 x 3, 110 x 1 x 3)? cheers

adam131313‎, 03-31-2014 07:23 PM
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Assistant exercies

When doing assistant exercises, say db bench press for example, should you be trying to get stronger on that exercise or just focus on using correct form and getting a pump with around 10 reps? thanks

adam131313‎, 03-19-2014 11:31 AM
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Using a slingshot - suggestions?

I recently picked up a slingshot from Mark Bells site and I used it for the first time last night. I am a pretty weak bencher but I could clearly feel it facilitated getting more reps. Last night I warmed up then 135 x 15, 185 x 12 and 205 x 6. At that point my shoulders were fried so I called...

adpowah‎, 04-09-2014 03:13 PM
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Exclamation Severe back injury (DEAD SRS Thread)

So I was squatting like 4-5 weeks ago, was warming up with 200 when suddenly just for a second I reliefed myself (didn't hold strong frame) and went down with the bar, SNAAP, white flash in eyes, crazy pain. For the next 3 weeks my lower back was a bit aching but for the last week the pain has...

Agabekov‎, 03-26-2014 10:39 AM
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Herniated Disc

Just been to a doctor, run thru RMI Diagnosis: 10mm herniated disc L5 ; S1 Anybody can share their experience with operation recovery and everything? Feelin pretty down tbh

Agabekov‎, 03-29-2014 09:59 AM
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Problem with 5/3/1

Hi guys! I started the 5/3/1, and my OHP began to be weak. Before I started the 5/3/1, the OHP was 75kg 3X5. I even started to eat more. Today, I did a 77.5X3F(2 reps).

AguMoN1‎, 04-20-2014 10:18 AM
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Deadlift programming question. 1x6 vs. 2x3

I have a sort of hypothetical question in regards to gaining strength in the deadlift. I'm not really educated enough in programming and the different physiological responses certain aspects of programming have on people to figure it out myself so I figured I'd ask on here. Basically I just wanted...

ahox‎, 03-18-2014 06:56 PM
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APT and flexibility

I have read up on APT lately as I definitely have it and I want to correct it. I grasp the idea of force couples and how weak glutes/hammies/lower abs combined with stronger quads and lower back may contribute to the situation. My raw dead and squat are exactly equal # wise so I suspect the weak...

allracing‎, 04-08-2014 08:47 PM
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Wrist wrap size?

i was looking at inzer's site at their iron-z wrist wraps and i was wondering what size to get, as my wrists bend back a good deal when i bench or do dumbell presses heavily, which forces me to press in a way that isn't as efficent, because i end up pushing it at an angle instead of a straight...

AmateurWrestler‎, 04-24-2005 05:56 AM
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Deadlift form check! (Looking for expert lifters) Poverty reps

I'm still rounding lower back slightly. Are my hips to low? How do i get more activation of my glutes and hamstrings? Dyf1F49QNWU

amphibianvoice‎, 04-13-2014 08:18 PM
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Calling DEADLIFT experts! Help a novice power lifter (Lower back rounding)

My lower back rounds when I go my 5 rep max. How do I fix this? My flexibility and mobility is good (I can squat below parallel and do the splits) k6ZOGIfrPzw thank you

amphibianvoice‎, 04-09-2014 10:00 PM
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How to get back into training after a severe stomach virus?

Hi guys, Was doing stronglifts 5x5 and was making great progress...was getting stronger every week and it was going good until I got a stomach virus from some dodgy food. The end result was 4 days with little than 300 cals each day ( mostly dry toast lol). Most of my time was either laying in...

AndyLegacy‎, 03-10-2014 03:31 PM
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deload or find a new program?

sup guys, i've been using stronglifts for about 3 months now and have made some decent squat, bench and row gains. however my deadlift has hardy increased, its gone from 140kg 1 rep max to 150kg and for some reason i cant make progress using the 1x5 method. i just stall out on 130 for 5...

AndyLegacy‎, Today 06:14 AM
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back extensions for the squat? (reps)

Hi guys, I've been doing stronglifts and have made some damn good gains from it, however today I attempted 5 reps on a new weight and my buddy at the gym said my chest kept dropping to the point where my hips would raise up first.... Now I don't believe this is a form or flexibility issue, I...

AndyLegacy‎, 03-31-2014 10:56 AM
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how to keep chest up during low bar squats

my other thread didnt help me out much so i shall rephrase the question, today I found my chest was dipping too much during my working sets, I cant really find much about how to improve it other than some weighted back extensions.... any thoughts?

AndyLegacy‎, 03-31-2014 01:10 PM
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rate my low bar squat form?

Hi guys following my previous posts about my squat form here is a video to help critique my form on the exercise Sorry on phone can't embed Lol

AndyLegacy‎, 04-02-2014 02:39 PM
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Foods to bring to a meet??

What's up guys! So I have my first meet coming up this Saturday. I have a lot of questions and unknowns seeing as this is going to be my first meet. One question that I have is regarding food. What do you guys recommend bringing to a meet for food? I know these meets can probably run 8...

Anthony21‎, 03-31-2014 12:08 PM
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Looking for a new gym in San Diego

I don't post much here so forgive me if this isn't the appropriate place to post this. So here's ny situation: it looks like ill be moving to San Diego soon, more specifically north county area close to Rancho Bernardo. Im looking for a gym nearby where I can use chalk and heavy weights without...

anton1229‎, 03-13-2014 07:27 PM
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