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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: 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: Everything you need to know about SBD knee sleeves

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SPFjudge‎, 10-22-2014 08:29 AM
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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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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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Arrow Sticky Thread Sticky: General Forum Rules

Welcome to the 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...

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Arlecchino‎, 12-19-2002 07:34 PM
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power lifting gym. brisbane australia

Can anyone recommend a gym in brisbane australia? I see there are a few around.... dedicated to power lifting i mean. Hard to tell if they are any good... I went in to one gym... the owner was one of the biggest people ive met... built. Is this a good indication of a good gym? I noticed one...

dustman007‎, Yesterday 09:25 PM
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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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The Official Powerlifting and Strongman Family Appreciation Thread: Part XX

Top Ten 1. NorthStrong 773 2. Larfleeze 617 3. JRMoore82 578 4. dang111 506 5. martin_mathers 505 6. SPFjudge 468 7. 308smk 370 8. michael_xyz 289

isaku900‎, 09-05-2017 06:46 AM
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Breathing on farmer's walks

Hi everyone, just tried these for the first time today, and although I do not normally post here I figured it would be the right section to ask. Basically I found it hard to stay braced for the whole walk AND take air in. I tried to take a good breath in after the turn (I walked from point A to...

Luca2‎, Yesterday 07:24 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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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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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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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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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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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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Graves disease and lifting

Anyone else have it? I started lifting about 3 and half years ago weighing only 150s-low 160s lbs at 6 feet 6 inches.The first year was a struggle didnt know what i was doing gained little weight. Fast forward to mid 2007-early 2008 strength increased workout after wokout had gained 75lbs. My...

Kevin83‎, 02-11-2009 10:40 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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Exclamation Got a sponsorship offer - could it be legit? SOS

Hey all, new to forums. I had someone reach out to me on IG today with a sponsorship offer - said to email them for more details. She was a real life person representing a supplement company I hadn't heard of - TC Nutrition So, despite my hesitations, I emailed her (on my spam account because...

shmellen‎, 11-29-2017 11:26 PM
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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
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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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