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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: 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: 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: 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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How should I do peaking with the Conjugate method?

Hello I follow conjugate method these days,so I do variations,rotated by every week.Since I do this,I get more muscles and I feel myself stronger.I want to do a new PR in squat,bench and deadlift but I didn't use the main variations since weeks.I think,my technique has been depraved.Should I do a...

JackHanma‎, 05-23-2019 04:06 PM
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Incorporating Squat more often?

So to keep things short. I've been going to the gym for awhile now but I never used to hit legs or do deadlifts until recently (end of March). I've been on a new program called GZCLP. Here's a basic outline of the program: Workout 1: Squat 5x3 Bench Press 3x10 Lat Pulldown 3x15 Workout...

T00T‎, 05-16-2019 04:00 PM
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Deadlift Form Adjustments (Back Pain)

I'm gonna try and keep this short and sweet, but I wanted to ask the collective group on this forum if there were any others who experienced a chronic tightness or pain along the spine after deadlifting. I've been lifting for a few years now and took up powerlifting after college. I did pretty...

StarkMuscle‎, 05-14-2019 12:12 PM
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Bench press program that got you to a 405 bench?

I've been doing the basic 5x5 for the last 2 years. Seeing progress but it's starting to slow down. Trying to get to the 405 milestone. What program did you use to get to a 405 bench? Currently at 315 5x5, feel like I'm close but need something more.

Matthewthao30‎, 05-23-2019 06:26 AM
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Deadlift help

My deadlift has been progressing slower than ever recently. I'm feeling strong on every other lift but my deadlift. I've deadlifted 545 before, but right now I can barely get 500 up. I did take a little bit of time off deadlifts, but I've been back at it for almost 2 months now and have seen almost...

Matthewthao30‎, 05-19-2019 10:54 AM
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Cutting on a Powerlifter Program Help

Ive been running a Basic 5x5 routine on my cut. Started at 288 Pounds and I just hit 249 Lbs Started at 275 5x5 Bench 185 5x5 Standing Military Press 225 5x5 Deadlift 225 5x5 Squat About 3 months later im at 310 5x5 Bench 210 5x5 Standing Military Press

BRIAN10197‎, 05-17-2019 04:19 PM
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Talking Does Animal pak contain anything on the ipf banned substance list.

The question is pretty self explanatory but I've been training since November and my coach suggested I started to take animal pak and few weeks ago as I wasnt taking any form of vitamin tablets at the time but I'm hoping to compete in powerlifting competitions but the last thing I would want is for...

FruityyFusion‎, 05-22-2019 05:43 PM
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Wendler 5-3-1 question

I've been doing 5-3-1 for 5 months with awesome results. I'm following the first original program very simple and effective. On the 5 plus weeks 3 + weeks and the 1 Plus weeks I'm hitting a good amount over the prescribed reps and I feel great. Every week I'm hitting a PR. I'm also taking the...

JJV125‎, 05-04-2019 04:19 PM
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Powerlifting Peaking Program

Hello. I am a new lifter(9 months experience). I am looking to compete at a local powerlifting meet next year. Is this program good to follow in order to peak for the meet: Powerlifting Academy 3 Day 16 Week Program Spreadsheet (Search it at google) Unfortunately i can only go to the gym 3...

aa204‎, 05-22-2019 12:06 PM
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What's my weakness point at bench press?

I'm 16 years old 75 kg (165 lbs) bodyweight. My max Bench press 112,5 Kg (250 lbs) narrow grip. I'm struggling at middle of my chest. What's my weakness point? How to fix that weakness?

YULLBAREZ‎, 05-18-2019 12:39 PM
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Buying ANOTHER pair of SBD Knee sleeves: large or medium

Hi guys, I was wondering if you guys could help me out with the SBD knee sleeves. About 3 months ago, I bought myself some SBD knee sleeves. Awesome, great pop out of the hole in squats. Originally I went for XL (Tight Fit). My calf size is 43/44 cm while my knee joint size is 37/38. So going by...

MrGiggles1990‎, 05-22-2019 08:25 AM
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Good bench weight for 15 yr old turning 16 in two days?

I’m 15, almost 16 and have lifted seriously for about a year. I’ve been focusing more on powerlifting for about 4 months now. My bench is 215 and squat is about 305. I haven’t maxed completely on squat so that’s an estimate based on my reps. I don’t deadlift even though I should so idk my max...

jlpearson‎, 05-19-2019 06:25 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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Exclamation Need help with programming to prep for nationals

I competed last Sunday and managed to qualify for nationals in 9 weeks time. Now I am looking to sort my programming out leading up to the meet and am not sure what to do. I ran Canditos 6 week before this meet but don't want to run that again. My options are: - run a linear progression program...

Adamg8‎, 05-17-2019 04:49 AM
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What percentage of the world can squat 705 pounds 100% raw?

I see forums of squat on evarything but 700 pounds what percentage of the world can squat 705 pounds 100% raw?

thevengfulone7‎, 05-16-2019 06:32 PM
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Poll Poll: how long did it take you to bench 300 RAW with a pause?

just a poll to see the average time it takes people to hit 300 RAW.

Wowstrongcut‎, 02-19-2007 04:22 PM
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Made an RPE calculator with custom charts

Have been rotating between developmental and heavy one rep max programs last few months. Found myself referring a physical printed RPE chart and punching in numbers on my phone's calculator to figure out the weight I needed on the bar. Couldn't find any good mobile apps that did the same, so I...

gitandgymprs‎, 05-15-2019 03:40 PM
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How are my numbers? teen “powerlifter”

I’m 14 as of February 5th About 6’0 160lbs 3 years of “lifting experience” Deadlift-300lbs(sumo) Squat-body weight(160) Bench-90

jayalejo‎, 04-16-2019 07:53 PM
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How important is bodyweight in strength sports?

I'm a short and light guy.I'm 168cm(5'6) and my bodyweight is 74kg(163lbs).People say,I'm strong in my weight class but it's not enough for me.I want to be strong.Not only in the lighter classes.I want to be real strong,like the heavyweight guys.I'm a total fanatic,physical strenght is the most...

iwasweak‎, 05-12-2019 03:13 PM
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Standing overhead press or seated DB press?

I'm really just looking for some crossover into my bench. I can OHP 60kg x 6 reps, the pressing power is there to do more but only if I'm seated, I'm 6'4 and stability is an issue at 60kg and obviously gets less stable as the weight goes up when standing. I haven't dumbbell pressed in months...

GreyAndMild‎, 05-09-2019 09:12 AM
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Thumbs up 1st Powerlifting Meet Ever: Logbook of Results with a Self-Prepared 6-mo+ Program

Welcome all ! I’m a 26 year old male who is training towards his first 83kg regional Powerlifting meet in late July. I wanted to create a logbook where I share my preparation and experience throughout this journey. I hope to receive advice/criticism to improve myself and hopefully be able to...

StiffAnkles‎, 04-13-2019 11:18 AM
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Starting strength and fat loss

I had been working out doing the treadmill grind and just the average grouping excercise on and off for the past 2 years. At first coupled with paleo I went from 310 lbs to 254 lbs over about 10 months. Life got in the way and I got a lot less strict with diet and excercise.i am back up in weight...

CrispyOneNine‎, 05-09-2019 02:25 PM
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Powerlifting and Vertical Jump/Sprinting speed question.

Just a quick one here , a while back i weighed 192 lbs (lean and stocky) with a 500 lb squat, people are usually shocked at my sprinting speed and jumping ability, fast forward to now 230 lbs with a 615lb squat while people are still amazed at my speed and jumping ability i feel and know i cant...

Dannymck_33‎, 05-09-2019 11:21 AM
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Anybody weak on shoulder lifts?

As the title says, anyone suffering on shoulder lifts? My lifts on everything else is pretty good, but when it comes to shoulder I feel like im lifting like a little girl, literally 33lbs on DB shoulder press, 66lbs on OHP and 13lbs lateral raise, compared to my 200lbs...

Nitir‎, 03-14-2019 12:02 PM
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NASA - Powerlifting

Does anyone have any information on NASA powerlifting? It seems they are one of the few that have meets here in Oklahoma. Thanks for any information

jessefair‎, 06-01-2016 06:53 AM
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