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Hip Flexor pain/tightness from squatting SS 5x5

I'm doing SS 5x5, on week 5 now. I have been getting some tension and tightness in my hip flexors, and am afraid that I will eventually develop tendonitis there if I don't correct any bad form right now. I'm trying not to aggravate it, so I'm spreading my stance a little further than shoulder...

haemmerli22‎, 03-16-2018 12:21 PM
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In search for a powerlifting program

I have worked out quite a bit wanting size, but now I'm moving on to focus on power. Looking for a program, preferably a 3 days a week program. Want to improve at squats, deadlift, military press and bench. I don't have too much experience with powerlifting, any tip is appreciated!

Simste‎, 03-26-2018 04:32 AM
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Squat form check please! (high bar)

Figured you guys should know your stuff. So let me start off by saying going into this workout was pure hell! Had no sleep the night before. Had to do 10 triples @85% today. Weight is just 260 but felt way heavier. This is the 9th set so fatigue was a definite factor. I feel like I was falling...

echambers123‎, 03-19-2018 04:45 PM
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Powerlifting program

what's a good power lifting program for a noob? i just bought a power rack with weights and i want to start one.

imnotflexin‎, 03-24-2018 07:59 PM
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Will switching to Barbell bench to dumbbell help me increase my barbell bench?

I’ve been struggling to increase my flat bench for a few weeks now after hitting a plateau at 225x6 and the weight just feels so heavy once I get to 225. One of my friends told me that he experienced a 30 lbs increase on his bench in only one month of switching to dumbbells and coming back to test...

logan101113‎, 03-11-2018 12:14 AM
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conditioning for powerlifters. Why no improvement?

I've been training for years and whenever I make a serious effort to improve my conditioning, I never seem to notice any improvement. I can see the progress of my lifts, or my body size/shape, but when it comes to cardiovascular conditioning, there's been no noticeable improvement ever. I...

NotThatUgly‎, 03-21-2018 06:54 PM
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Arrow Anyone personally ran the Coan/Phillipi deadlift program? (reps)

Idk wtf has been up with my deadlift as of late, so im looking to switch things up in terms of programming. Thinking of trying out the coan/phillipi deadlift program because it's once a week which I tend to respond to the best for the deadlift. On paper it looks kinda strange compared to what i'm...

BeastinFitness‎, 08-10-2017 03:42 PM
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Benefits of power lifting over bodybuilding?

Does power lifting result in more injuries? What are the benefits of power lifting over bodybuilding? Bodybuilders bodies look good... I met a heavy duty powerlifter last night, and his muscle composition looked strange, by all means he looked buff and powerful looking, but he was out of...

dustman007‎, 03-09-2018 01:40 AM
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Beginning strong man workout

I’ve been lifting since October 17. First SS now on Fierce 5. I have a buddy who is a pretty good size guy wanting to start lifting and he’s interested in strongman type training. Like me he works out in his garage and has a nice setup he got. Power rack 500 lb weights dumbbells etc. He is in rural...

Ckdjim‎, 03-21-2018 09:11 AM
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One hand lat-pulldown

Would the following be dangerous to the lat muscle as far as risk of pulling it or worse? This year I want to continue training grip and significantly boost pulling strength. Would a one hand lat-pulldown of the entire weight stack (unknown weight, but the stack is probably 2.5 ft thick or...

BamaCrimsonTide‎, 03-20-2018 08:58 AM
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Returning to 5/3/1 after extended break

So it's been about 6 months since I've last step foot inside a gym. I had a steady 5-3-1 routine and was making significant progress until I injured my shoulder doing OHP. The doctor said I strained a muscle and needed rest until I felt fully healed. I did a few months of Chiropractic sessions and...

JDMbarista‎, 03-13-2018 01:48 PM
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Hello, I have been training for around a year and properly for 8/9 months and I a, thinking of starting a powerlifting program but have notice that none have any accessory lifts e.g. for side delts or biceps directly. Could anyone point me in the right direction of a good routine to start if I want...

NoGearOrIdea‎, 03-11-2018 01:17 PM
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Question Knee wraps vs Knee sleeves

Having just come from a discussion with a friend of mine, I thought I would post here. We both agreed that wearing a knee sleeve is basically the effect of wearing a loose knee wrap. Would you guys agree with this? Reason I am asking is I am debating whether to buy the inzer knee sleeves or knee...

PearlSoap‎, 01-08-2011 03:19 PM
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powerlifting newbie -- is it normal to lose muscle mass?

Hi everyone, I just started learning how to powerlift two months ago. Before this, I was doing HIIT workouts with body resistance and light weights (at most 15 lb). Since starting powerlifting I have not done any cardio, and have been eating at a caloric surplus to try to maximize muscle gains....

marykeed‎, 03-17-2018 08:21 AM
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help will be appreciated details inside :)

hello, my name is Noy, and im looking for an advice or suggestions of what is best book which can get you ready for bench press competition im around 110kg and press around 200kg raw and i want to become more professional with bench press, im looking for a book that can prepare you step by step...

noywk1991‎, 03-14-2018 06:53 AM
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Increase strength on the 3 main compound lifts?

(Sorry if this isn’t the right place to post this) Hi guys, I’m currently stuck as to how I can add weight to my bench press, deadlift and squat. I’m not the most knowledgeable lifter as you can probably tell but I’d say I pretty much always aim for the hypertrophy rep ranges on pretty much...

Jingham12‎, 03-15-2018 12:34 PM
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Calgary Barbell

First time back in a long time. I've been lifting with a bum shoulder and it hasn't got much better using the Dave Draper SSB attachment for squats. I've been doing a lot of work on it, and have come to the conclusion that it's as good as it's gonna get. So, back to bar on the back and loving it...

GatorBison‎, 03-13-2018 09:50 AM
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Started lifting at 37. Now I am 43. What now?

Started lifting at 37. Powerlifting at 40. Gained 8kg lean body mass. Always natural. I am at 92kg with 25% BF now and dieting. In 3 years: Squat from 70kg to 160kg (1RM) Bench from 90 kg to 120kg (1RM) DL from 100kg to 170kg (1RM) The point is I am stuck both in size and strength....

PabloPower‎, 02-23-2018 12:00 PM
03-13-2018, 01:08 PM Go to last post
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Talking Workout Program Help

So, I've been lifting for the last 6 months after doing a stupid crash diet. I was super skinny fat at the end of my crash diet and wanted to add more muscle mass so I'd look more toned. I started with P90X then changed to BodyBeast. After 6 months of eating a lot everyday and working out as hard...

Ab4Dayz2000‎, 03-13-2018 09:52 AM
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How to avoid overworking lower back?

Hi. How can I avoid overworking lower back? Almost everything I do hits lower back in some way... squats, DLs, cleans, even in bench I cant help but arch some and use my lower back. My lower back is always sore and it gets overworked. It wouldn't be much of a problem if I did not stay sore, but...

desklamp2‎, 07-18-2013 03:12 PM
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Inzer belt weight/volume

Hey, So I’m shipping the belt in air so the cast is depends on the weight/volume of the package. Does anyone have idea how much the volume of the package of the weight of it? (Medium). Even the belt weight will be helpful. Thanks.

asaf1410‎, 03-12-2018 03:06 AM
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Trying to get stronger.

All my lifting career i have been lifting with this style that: weights that i can do 10-14 reps and consertrate on squeeze the muscle. Focus on that i use correct muscles. Trying to keep tension on the muscles. By doing that i have managed to build some muscle and get to point where lot of my...

iWege‎, 03-05-2018 10:20 AM
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Becca Swanson deadlifting 672lb - RAW or Equipped?

Becca Swanson deadlifting 672lb - RAW or Equipped? Must be a World Record. Dunno why it's listed as equipped. No wraps.

MarkSamuel1‎, 03-08-2018 11:45 PM
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