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Body weight recommendation for strength goal

So right now I’m staying at 181 and pulling 405. My long term(10 year) goal is to pull 666. I’m 28 years old and a lanky 6’2. I would say my genetics are poor to meh. How heavy do you think I’ll need to be to achieve this goal? Thank you

asrsxs1‎, 12-17-2018 07:46 AM
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AAPF powerlifting

Hey guys I have a powerlifting meet coming up on February 2nd and it is not a full Sanctioned meet, it is just squat. Since AAPF is drug tested, how do I get drug tested do I go through the meet or on the side at my doctor? Thanks guys

JakeB207‎, 01-01-2019 06:52 PM
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I'm extremely confused about where to take my body comp.

Cliff notes at bottom if this is too much for you. The reason I brought this to the PL/SM section is because I know if I were to try to bring this to Misc. or the Losing Fat sections I'm pretty sure I would've gotten a "lol ur 19% bodyfat? you should just keep cutting tbh" response. This is a...

SpeculatorSam‎, 12-31-2018 06:42 PM
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How Many Sets/Reps Should I Be Doing Of Deadlifts (Experienced Lifters)

So I've just started lifting again recently. And I'm just tryna gain my strength back slowly I did 465lbs x 5 reps today, and did 420lbs for a few reps after and then went straight into pull ups and rows following. Should I have done more volume on deadlifts? What is the overall rep/set amount...

fastwanks‎, 12-19-2018 05:45 PM
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New Powerlifting/strength&Conditioning gym in NJ...

Hello everyone, just wanted to let anyone on here that may live in north Jersey know that I have opened a strength & conditioning gym in Morris county (Rockaway). If anybody wants to check us out feel free to ask a question here or visit the gym site at alphaxfit.com or our instagram...

alphaXfit‎, 02-08-2017 10:47 AM
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Train with or without chalk?

The only good gyms i see around are commercial gyms and theres another gym that's like the 'power lifting/bodybuilding gym' in my city but it looks super old and i don't think there is air conditioning there so... The dilemma is i want to use chalk for PR's or just training in general but...

Kevinwuelm‎, 12-25-2018 03:52 AM
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Adidas AdiPower

Where can i order the Adidas AdiPower (Red) and is there any difference? because I've seen on Amazon (By Adidas themselves) and powermens.ru that they increase the price for the red ones only. - Should be available for international shipping

Italo35‎, 12-20-2018 05:58 AM
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4x a week powerlifting focused program?

I'm looking for a 4x a week (preferably lifting Wed, Thurs, Sat, Sun) powerliting focused program. Most of the programs I see geared towards powerlifting are 3x weekly, but I'd prefer four. The days I listed are the days my wife goes to the gym and I really enjoy going with her. I'm...

daveminnich‎, 12-27-2018 02:14 PM
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Weak wrists

What can I do to strengthen my wrists? They bench backwards when I bench no matter how hard I grip. No issues with DL grip.

pterry0404‎, 12-19-2018 01:49 PM
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Ramping up to 2RM?

What do you think is the best way to ramp up to a 2RM with (preferably) 5-6 sets? Should it be different for each of the 3 lifts?

Sprykee907‎, 12-21-2018 11:35 PM
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Best way to build muscle?

As title says... 3 day Fullbody Push pull Upper lower Phul 4 day split 5 day split 6 day split Or just lift heavy ass stuff everyday in no specific order??

drillking83‎, 12-20-2018 01:21 PM
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Pain around ribcage from deadlifts?

There is no pain on the left side, the majority of it is on the right side, and it's a bit painful when inhaling deeply. It doesn't hurt when I touch that area, but it pains a little when I, for example, get in bed or stretch. It feels like it is behind the ribs, I don't know if I pulled something...

mihaivoicu55‎, 12-24-2018 06:17 AM
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Questions about smolov bench

I just started smolov for bench today. I have a few questions. I hear people say they have a hard time maintaining the gains they make off the program. What should I transition to when I do complete the program? Also how should I program squat and deadlifts? My plan is to use 531 for those since...

jasonblabla‎, 12-20-2018 06:37 PM
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Gym Recommendations in Houston, TX

I'll be in Houston in October 2018 and was wondering what the best PL gym is to train a few days. So far I have circled Texas Barbell Syndicate and Texas Strength Weightlifting Center but I am open to suggestions. Would be good to have a gym where I can get some training points too.

garethlewis‎, 12-14-2017 03:41 PM
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Silent Mike/Omar/Bart Kizen Powerlifting Program

I've acquired the 12 Week Peaking Program + Silent Mike's Infinite Off Season Program. The off season program has me doing Barbell Rows and Block Pulls one day, and the day after you should do Lat Pulldowns. What do you think about it? Isn't it counter-productive? Other than that the program...

ro98pt‎, 06-30-2017 06:01 AM
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How to make lift progress as "experienced" lifter with bad schedule?

Totals currently are S/D/B ~400/500/300 Working 60-70 hours/ week. At least 1 day of which I'm typically up over 24 hours straight for work. I've made my way back up to those numbers with a couple months of relatively consistent lifting, but in the past, this is where I tend to stall or get...

senorsuave‎, 11-21-2018 02:01 AM
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Honestly, how many of you guys have joint issues?

Im thinking of getting into competing. Although i love hunting and fishing and want to be able to hike through the mountains when im 70 and dont want to be crippled. I know 1 powerlifter and his joints are completely shot. Is this commom? Or is arthritis more related to injury than heavy lifting?

bsrkoacar‎, 12-18-2018 11:53 PM
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Rodney Coleman Mr Olympia: wooden leg press question

Question about sled Rodney is using on wooden leg press. Look on you tube video for Rodney Coleman 2,300 lb leg press. Ive been using a similar one- that is on the same angle: Whats the benefits, if any, of this sled variation? Seen female pro competitor using it like I do for reverse...

k102017‎, 12-18-2018 09:28 PM
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Any powerlifting tennis players out there?

Weird combination, i know. My question is, if there is anymore of us out there, is how does tennis affect your training? Do you change your programming/workouts/recovery techniques? Its hard to focus all your energy on powerlifting when you are playing two hours of tennis 5-6x a week.

jerbear310‎, 03-19-2014 02:32 PM
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Antibiotics and Tendon Rupture

Hi, I have been prescribed an antibiotic for an infection and decided to see if there is something bad about exercising on it. I found this: http://www.strengthsensei.com/antibiotics-and-tendon-rupture/ and http://www.elitefts.com/education/rehab-recovery/antibiotics-can-cause-muscle-tears/ . ...

RussianCali‎, 03-08-2016 06:24 PM
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Is Sumo Deadlift allowed in Competitions?

Is Sumo Deadlift allowed in Competitions? I might change to Sumo since it's easier for me.

MarkSamuel1‎, 12-16-2018 10:43 PM
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The Best F#cking 12 weeks of powerlifting you're going to have cast iron strength

Recently ran across the program stated in the title on cast iron strength, and thought I might give it a go. I had never heard of this program until I found it, and was wondering if anyone had ran it before. If so, what did you think of it and is it a good program? Thanks!

HSPowerlifter‎, 12-17-2018 01:05 PM
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3x3 warm up?

Hey guys, what do you think is the best bench and deadlift warm up for 3x3? I'm kinda lost here...

Sprykee907‎, 12-16-2018 05:58 PM
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Angry Why is my bench press going down?

I'm not a powerlifter or a bodybuilder per se, I just workout out for fun and have been doing so for a couple years now. I'm 5'11, 190-195lbs. Earlier this year I was able to hit a 315 lb bench press which I was really excited about, and from there on out I was able to consistently bench...

SOdisciple‎, 12-15-2018 06:38 PM
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Powerdream's Training Journal

I want to be a powerlifter so bad, even though I am still dealing with a few nagging injuries. I am not at all confident that I will succeed. But I want this SO bad, that I have to keep trying. I can't turn back; I'm stuck on this path. The only way I can be successful is to believe that my...

powerdream‎, 09-08-2018 01:19 AM
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