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  • This. Especially for your first meet. Just go...

    This. Especially for your first meet. Just go out, have fun, and learn from the experience.
  • 4 days max for powerlifting, and probably 3...

    4 days max for powerlifting, and probably 3 considering where you're at in your training. Get on a linear progression program like one of the ones Turtora posted, and run it until you start stalling...
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    What strength program were you running? ...

    What strength program were you running?

    Assuming it was linear progression, are you switching because you were stalling frequently, or are you just bored?
  • If you think you might enjoy it, then do it. ...

    If you think you might enjoy it, then do it.

    Do not wait until you think your lifts are "respectable".

    Do not wait until you think you will get 1st in your weight class.

    If you like lifting...
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    How long have you been lifting?

    How long have you been lifting?
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    By providing more speed off the chest with the...

    By providing more speed off the chest with the sling shot you can use 10-15% more weight than normal and overload the triceps during the lockout phase of the lift and illicit greater strength and...
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    If you can, post a video of your sumo form. Too...

    If you can, post a video of your sumo form. Too hard to critique or give advice without seeing what's going on.
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    As far as reliability, both are fine, it' a...

    As far as reliability, both are fine, it' a matter of preference. Personally, I prefer hook grip.

    As far as pain, of all the lifters I've known who say hook grip hurts too much were doing it...
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    Sticky: Did a meet a few weeks back. PR'd my bench,...

    Did a meet a few weeks back. PR'd my bench, deadlift and total. Squat needs some work though...

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    No, it does not depend. Your level of soreness...

    No, it does not depend. Your level of soreness has absolutely nothing to do with progress. At all.

    As long as you are giving an honest effort with good form during your workouts, then increasing...
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    If that possibility doesn't prevent you from...

    If that possibility doesn't prevent you from doing something, then you pretty much deserve it if it happens.
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    Terrible form. Srs.

    Terrible form. Srs.
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    Looks pretty cool. Might have to check it out.

    Looks pretty cool. Might have to check it out.
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    I've pulled DOH or hook (depending on the weight)...

    I've pulled DOH or hook (depending on the weight) ever since I started lifting. Mixed grip just made me nervous, some would say I'm being paranoid. I saw a guy tear his bicep tendon last year at a...
  • Meet in August, to peak or not to peak....

    Quick background. Only been lifting for 17 months, did my first meet last August. Before that meet, I just kept doing SL 5x5/Madcows until a week before the meet, and just took that whole week off....
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    True. But I figured putting it in more detailed...

    True. But I figured putting it in more detailed context would make it easier to understand. Between my co-workers and my 5 year old, I've developed the habit of adding extra/easier instruction than...
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    1. Upload it to youtube 2. Post the video ID...

    1. Upload it to youtube
    2. Post the video ID (this part of the URL -> watch?v=bpOSxM0rNPM)
    3. Someone will embed for you
    4. Punch and pie at the rec center
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    1 lb = 3500 calories 1 Big Mac = 550 calories...

    1 lb = 3500 calories
    1 Big Mac = 550 calories
    6.36 Big Macs = 3500 calories
    6.36 Big Macs = 1 lb

    Using the transverse law of "This guy at my gym says", 1 lb of body weight adds 2 lbs to your...
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    I try to ignore little the little stuff. Not...

    I try to ignore little the little stuff. Not replacing toilet paper, rarely ready on time, etc... They might be mildly annoying, but nothing worth fighting about.

    Things like this I approach...
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