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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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How many sets power/hang clean after you are fatigued from Squats

How many sets power/hang clean after you are fatigued from Squats? I Squat 3 times a week (one heavy, one heavy with hypertrophy and one lighter), Deadlift twice (one heavy, one hypertrophy). I would like to incorporate cleans after I squat on my one and only non-deadlift day or even on the...

aali1221‎, 09-17-2016 05:14 PM
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Madcow 5x5 first week difficult. CNS burnt out from previous routine?

Hello, I started the madcow 5x5 routine this week. My 6 rep maxes before and the ones i inputted into the spreadsheet were (except deadlift i put my 5 rep max): Squat 285x6 Bench 250x6 Row 240x6 Press 145x6 Deadlift 305x5

aali1221‎, 09-21-2016 10:08 PM
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Ryan Kennelly blasting 605 raw

http://www.powerliftingwatch.com/node/33396

AdamBanotai‎, 09-06-2016 03:06 AM
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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, 08-28-2016 05:44 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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Smelling salts

Does anyone find these useful?

AM_129‎, 01-11-2007 06:31 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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crossfit and traditional weight!

crossfit and traditional weight both are same thing or different?? can anyone know about it??

angelina154‎, 09-08-2016 06:37 AM
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Bench program

I'm going to start up Candito's 6 week program. Problem is the bench portion didn't do much for me last time I ran it. Anyone have some direction on a good bench program to include alongside it? Appreciate the info.

Anthony21‎, 09-10-2016 10:03 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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Conventional or Sumo

sorry in advance for my ignorance, but can you sumo deadlift in comps or just conventional? Everyone I've seen does conventional and that's all I do but I was just curious. Also, at what point does a conventional dead turn into a sumo? When the legs surpass the width of your shoulders? Thanks much.

ArmyWollfff‎, 08-29-2016 03:30 PM
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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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John Haack Q&A

I'll be recording a Q&A with all time world record holder John Haack today. Post questions here to get them answered.

askow‎, 12-31-2014 10:06 AM
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Can you use Wrist Wraps for bench press?

Or is it ONLY necessary for pulling motions? Do any of you use wrist wraps for bench press? Could you explain why? Thanks

AyyCee‎, 04-24-2011 02:37 PM
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Failed a rep because of paused?

So I started a new program this week and today was the second bench session, which called for 3x12 @60%. Having just come off Sheiko I've been doing all my benched paused. The first two sets went fine paused, but on the last set I could only get 11. My triceps were just so fried at that point. I...

beisner44‎, 09-15-2016 12:01 PM
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What do you guys think of this Cinergy Training Program?

Hello, Currently on my last week of running Sheiko 29, 30, and 31. While I did enjoy the program I want to do something that allows for more hypertrophy. Anyways I found this program online from Cinergy Training. It's a push/pull that has you doing each of the lifts twice a week. The loads seem...

beisner44‎, 09-07-2016 07:09 PM
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Pete Rubish deadlifts 920 @ 245 & 24 y/o

417.5 kg Deadlift 111 kg Bodyweight 24 years old https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=share&v=Uxp58WvcWdw&app=desktop Uxp58WvcWdw edit: I dont know why the youtube tag doesnt work, it worked on other forums

BerserkGrom‎, 08-12-2016 07:16 AM
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5/3/1 plateau and losing strength..what do

two cycles ago my squat max was set at 520. no problems. took a week off. decided i would only go up five pounds on the new max because i was starting to slow down. on my last squat day, i failed my last rep. tried again and i got it (my depth was questionable imo but spotter said i got it. we all...

BIGbird61‎, 09-12-2011 10:01 PM
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does training with a squat suit make you loft more without it

Hi everyone, been weightlifting for a while never tried any equipment apart from a belt and knee sleeves. Would training wearing a squat suit make my 1rm raw go up as well. Any help

BigFermer‎, 09-11-2016 11:03 AM
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Would this be an ok plan for a 12 hr weight cut?

So My comp is nov 5, im going to come in around 186-188lbs, easy 4-6lb weight cut for 181lb class. My question is my weigh in will be at 7pm Friday evening, the night before the meet, should I cut water out the entire day(I work 7-3:30 that day and then drive 2 hours to the meet). Not sure if...

BigPaul0909‎, Yesterday 06:24 AM
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Bodybuilding to Powerlifting Routine

Hello everyone! I have posted in here before when I was just starting to be interested in powerlifting. Since then, I met with a powerlifting to over commands and all that. I am going to compete in a national show for bikini in August (almost a year away) and in my offseason, I plan to compete...

bodybybiff‎, 09-26-2016 05:22 AM
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Talking Slingshot and Hip Circle

Excited as fukk that I got my OG Slingshot today as well as the Grippy Hip Circle. I can't wait to train with these next week. Deload week from Candito 6 week program and then starting the GZCL method. Need to progress on the bench and I also bring my knees in while ascending on the squat so the...

boody22‎, 09-03-2016 07:59 AM
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Intermediate Program

My meet numbers are 440/314/518 @ 165lb wt class. I've lifted powerlifting style roughly 2-3 years. I've done the 5/3/1, Dr. Squat, Coan/Phillipi Deadlift, and 5x5...but I can't seem to find one that sounds like an optimal plan. I would like to workout 5 days a week and incorporate accessory work...

boody22‎, 07-22-2016 11:12 AM
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Question GZCL Benching Question...

Day One Exercise Weight Rep Set Squat 360 4 3+ Incline Bench 145 10 4+ V Grip Cable Row ? Max 5 Ez Bar Curl ? Max 5 Leg Curl ? Max 5 Day Two

boody22‎, 09-07-2016 07:09 PM
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