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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: Forum FAQs and Links **Read Before Starting a Thread**

Number one: YES YOUR LIFTS ARE GOOD ENOUGH TO COMPETE. IF YOU CAN LIFT THE BAR AND COLLARS (25KG/55LBS), WRITE YOUR NAME ON AN ENTRY FORM, AND PAY THE ENTRY FEE YOU CAN COMPETE. NO ONE IS GOING TO LAUGH AT YOU, YOU WON'T BE EMBARASSED, YOU MAY OR MAY NOT BE "COMPETITIVE" DEPENDING ON WHO SHOWS UP....

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: **Bodybuilding.com 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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Arrow Sticky Thread Sticky: General Forum Rules

Welcome to the Bodybuilding.com 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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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: Everything you need to know about SBD knee sleeves

Search these threads before asking another question: http://forum.bodybuilding.com/showthread.php?t=157063543&highlight=SBD http://forum.bodybuilding.com/showthread.php?t=164560211&highlight=SBD http://forum.bodybuilding.com/showthread.php?t=164691451&highlight=SBD ...

SPFjudge‎, 10-22-2014 08:29 AM
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Missed squat at USAPL meet. What to work on?

cmrFcd1Qg7M background: 36 y/o, weighed in at 90kg for this meet. powerlifting for 2 years. This is my 3rd attempt, 192.5 kg (424.4 lbs). Previous successful lifts were 170 kg (375 lbs) and 185 kg (407.9 lbs) I had never attempted this weight before so I was surprised where I got stuck. I...

0p3rator‎, 07-20-2016 09:05 AM
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is there a difference between strongman & powerlifting

I been a bodybuilder for 2years & am getting into strongman/powerlifting.. wats the difference.. apart from westside..wat other training is there n is it possible to customise your training?

10 Count‎, 09-29-2004 01:35 PM
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Eddie hall 500kg deadlift

https://www.facebook.com/eddiehallwsmlegend/videos/1008993145887798/

3SchnitzelsAday‎, 07-09-2016 11:56 AM
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sudden wrist pain and bench press

title^ 3 months ago, I went back in the gym after a long layoff. I do a 5x5 novice program. everything goes well for 3 weeks, then suddently my right outer wrist hurts really bad even when Im benching the bar during my warmup. I take a break. fast foward, to 3 weeks ago. I get back into it and...

43Steelers‎, 07-25-2016 03:39 PM
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Any specific lifts that will strengthen my hamstrings, back, and glutes?

I have a history of lower back pain and straining it 2-3 times a year :(. I love lifting but I am always scared to deadlift or clean. I was told by my lifting coach and even chiropractor that I have really tight hamstrings which lead to my back problems when lifting. I also have small and weak...

7474josh‎, 07-01-2016 01:13 PM
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Flood of YT powerlifter

Just wanted to see if anyone has noticed a flood of "powerlifting' themed YouTube channels. Has powerlifting become the next tend or cash cow. Now do get me wrong. There are several that put out tons of good info, but i also see more That spend 5k in rogue gear and think the next step is to start...

ADLTSWM‎, Today 02:25 PM
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[VID] Squat Form Check + Openers Question

hey guys, this the thrid thread I made about my squat.. so please bear with it :) 1. How is my form here? https://www.instagram.com/p/BH_-ZPCh4Ob/ Is there anything I need to fix?

AFC96‎, 07-18-2016 11:30 PM
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[VID]How to limit knee travel on Low bar?

Hey guys, I just switched to low bar, probably around 8-10 weeks. I really hope my question doesn't sound stupid.. cause I really do not know how to stop my knees from traveling forward. Here are few of my Low bar clips, JWXQShppTz4 TpMIM3JAc6k

AFC96‎, 07-06-2016 08:37 AM
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Question Candito 6 Week Strength Program (Intermediate)

So guys i want to do this programs but i dont know if i am a begginer or intermediate Deadlift: 335 Squat: 285 Bench:175

andremoreno‎, 07-09-2016 10:10 PM
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Should I widen my grip? (bench)

Everyone keeps telling me I won't bench my potential unless I widen my grip up, I don't think my grip is that close though, and when I go go wider I can't lift nearly as much. Are there people who are successful with relativity close grip benches? Heres a video of me benching _87BRsGNsDk

AndrewSinensk‎, 05-17-2010 06:48 PM
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first post: powerlifting squat improvement and first meet advice

Hello all, As you may have guessed by the title this is my first ever post on this forum, and actually first ever post on any forum. I have taken the time to familiarise myself with the forum rules before making this first post also. the reason for this post is to get advice regarding my...

ARBarbellHQ‎, 07-20-2016 11:47 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, 06-28-2016 08:20 PM
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Lightbulb Powerlifting Footwear

Take a quick look at these two pairs of shoes and give me your input on whether I should get the cheaper lifting shoes now or should I wait several months and get the expensive ones. What would you do and why? Thanks much. Note - I currently don't have any power lifting shoes, just sturdy ish...

ArmyWollfff‎, 06-29-2016 09:01 PM
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Unhappy Wrist wraps in Competitions

So after the past several chest days I've had severe pain in the back of my right wrist going into the back of my hand. I'm almost certain a pair of wrist wraps would fix the problem, but I didn't think you could use them when you compete since its supporting your wrists. With that being said,...

ArmyWollfff‎, 07-07-2016 06:51 AM
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Powerlifting age group

just out of curiousity, around how much should I shoot for on each of my 3 major lifts to actually have a chance of competing in my age group (16-17), and at a slightly higher weight than I am (I plan to compete next year so I'll weigh more). Thanks much.

ArmyWollfff‎, 07-01-2016 08:12 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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Question Front squat vs back squat

Will front squat mixed with back squats increase my squat more than just doing back squats And is squatting atg better than parallel

Ashar69‎, 07-23-2016 08:24 PM
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Question Pull up or Chin up

What is better pull up or Chin up In like terms of improving like athleticism and strength and in like terms of muscles used

Ashar69‎, 07-24-2016 08:30 AM
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Stiff legged instead of conventional deadlifts (Candito's workouts)

Greetings I have been working out for about 1 year, making some decent progress (Squat 265lbs x 6 reps @158lbs, 174cm). My deadlift is at the same strength levels, without much difference compared to the squat. The thing is that Stiff legged deadlifts, to me, feel far more natural and I just...

asteris45‎, 06-18-2016 11:55 AM
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How to fix a stripper deadlift

I've been having lower back pain for a while after deadlifting but I did't know why. Now I understand that it is because my butt is shooting up before my shoulders. I was deadlifting 440# and now it seems like I'm deadlifting more like 340 if I try to do the lift correctly. I have no access to a...

AWSfireball‎, 07-23-2016 06:38 PM
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Rotator cuff and shoulder rehab for powerlifting

I hurt my rotator cuffs in both shoulders and I want to rehab them so that I can get back into powerlifting. My goals are to increase my bench press, military press and clean and jerk. Right now I need to fix my bench press form so that my elbows are more in and that way I will relieve strain on...

Badbackbrah‎, 07-11-2016 12:14 AM
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Go back to greyskull for upper body strength?

Hey everyone. I did SS and then moved on to Texas Method. Now I'm doing a cut and when I achieve my goal weight my deadlift and squat will be advanced (assuming I maintain strength but I have so far.) My OHP and bench will just be barely out of novice. What do you think of me doing a variation...

BatsBarbell‎, 06-21-2016 12:45 PM
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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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Arrow Can this be considered a slight pause? Hit a 330lb bench yesterday

I realize I should've paused it a bit longer, it wasn't until after I looked at the footage that I saw the pause was quite short. It was a clean lift however, and a big PR still. VID sr3PguWy76s

BeastinFitness‎, 06-18-2016 04:20 PM
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Arrow Anyone ever have QUAD TENDONITIS? (reps for advice)

Pain right above the knee cap, where the quad tendon attaches to the knee. What did you do to heal it quickly? I've been rolling that area out with a lacrosse ball, and applying heat to it. Besides that and avoiding exercises that aggravate it, is there anything else you can do? It sucks because in...

BeastinFitness‎, 07-13-2016 10:39 AM
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