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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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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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Sumo Deadlift Critique

nI6NwHC4wO8 485 (August 6, 2016) -OgyK3lQn9w 455x3 MLq6W0z4uWg 430x2 So just looking for general feedback / tips. I know I jerk the bar, I retighten and reposition myself after I do.

aaronpurdy‎, 08-11-2016 06:50 PM
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Josh Bryant Strength and Size Stampede

Anyone have any experience running this program? Was planning on running more 5/3/1 but have heard nothing but great things about this program and I love Josh's ideologies. Figured for only $10 I couldn't pass up buying the book on Amazon. Different than what I have done in the past but looking...

AdamBanotai‎, Today 05:44 AM
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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, 07-27-2016 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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Failing 2 weeks out from a meet! How bad is it?

In less than two weeks I'm going to have my first meet.. This was the last week before peak week.... and I screwed up. I was supposde to do x2@9 Deadlifts. I did, 180kg x 2 @8 followed up by 182.5 x 1.. I did the second rep, as soon as it reached the sticking point I grinded for like 1...

AFC96‎, 08-02-2016 09:54 AM
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USPA/USPL meet for Non-US Citizen

Hey Guys, I'm a non-US citizen and not residing in the US. Next year I plan on going to the US and do a meet sanctioned by USPA/USPL. Is there a procedure I should go thru that differs from the US-citizen? If no then I'll just do what they mention on their site.. Thanks in Advance.

AFC96‎, 08-15-2016 09:40 AM
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Harder to get stronger while working a blue collar?

So I love to powerlift and get stronger, but I have a question for some guys working construction - do you find it harder to get strong fast while working on construction? I find with less time to recover since I have to wake early and use my muscles all day, I'm constantly tired and feel I'm not...

alex0209‎, 08-22-2016 07:51 AM
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Please elucidate

Why is it that bodybuilders are larger and have more muscle mass than the average powerlifter? Powerlifting stimulates the fast-twitch fibers while performing an exercise for 8-12 repetitions stimulates the slow-twitch muscles, which have the least potential for growth. Is the reason that...

AlgebraicLifter‎, 08-09-2016 12:23 PM
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Smile My PR´s at 18 years old

These are my PR´s of 2 years in the gym (1 year like a noob, and 1 serious) Bench: 175lbs Deadlift: 405lbs Squat: 325lbs OHP: 145lbs

andremoreno‎, 08-18-2016 07:30 PM
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Question Powerlifters need to train biceps?

So i want to know if it is really necesary in terms of a powerlifter to train biceps and why, thanks! Also my friend say is not necessary cuz he train forearms.

andremoreno‎, 08-18-2016 02:40 PM
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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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SBD Elbow Sleeves

Just got me a pair in today. Haven't seen them talked about on here so I thought i'd make a thread.

Anthony21‎, 01-27-2014 07:07 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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Article about Carl Yngvar Christensen's view on support execercises

Its in Norwegian, but since the translate tools are getting better I guess its ok, if not there atleast a funny video at the end of the article. https://www.styrkebror.no/video/carl-yngvar-christensen-laer-baseloft-kongen-styrkeloft/

Archheretic‎, 08-17-2016 01:58 AM
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WSM 2016 - Predictions, News, Results, etc

I figured with the athletes heading off to compete today and starting competition on Saturday we might as well get started with predictions I don't expect a lot of surprises this year with Z out. Going basic 1. Shaw 2. Thor 3. Hall Dark horse: Terry Hollands, Jerry Pritchett

arn710‎, 08-09-2016 10:26 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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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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Increasing volume

Theoretically if I use 150lb dumbells for three sets of 15 reps each, total volume = lb * sets * reps = 6.75k lbs Can I use 120lb dumbells for four sets of 12 reps each for more volume? = 7.2k lbs and I do know overload progression is key for growth in both strength and size, but is there...

BasdGodd‎, 08-11-2016 12:22 PM
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Sodium intake for powerlifters

So do you guys take any supps to increase sodium intake? How does your sodium intake change pre-contest? Feel free to describe your sodium routines.

BerserkGrom‎, 07-17-2016 03:38 AM
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Training under fatigue

So am I the only one or does anyone else, too, perform better under mild fatigue? Seems like most of my gym PRs have been done when I have not been fully rested from my previous training units or felt like I have not recovered fully from it. And when I lifted after a few days rest, I have...

BerserkGrom‎, 08-05-2016 08:49 AM
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