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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 04:57 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 07:19 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 06:30 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 08:12 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 09:29 AM
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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 08:34 PM
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What shoes to get for squatting and deadlifting? Especially if I have limited ankle mobility?

baseball007‎, Today 03:37 PM
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Road to 66

Hi everyone, i'm trying to change my weight class from 74 to 66. Currently I'm 77 kg (169 lbs) and I'm 169 cm(5.6) tall. I know it will be a long trip, but I really want to try. My goal is to increase a little bit my Max in the next 8 months to became a little competitive. Have anyone...

nexusl66‎, 11-07-2018 02:40 PM
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Is it easier to hit depth in a high bar or a low bar squat? I’ve always struggled with flexibility in my legs but my upper body is incredibly flexible which is weird

baseball007‎, Yesterday 03:28 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 07:46 AM
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Where am I at ? Change programs ?

I'm 30, 6'4 height, 105kg weight. My best lifts are... Conventional DL - 155kg - 4 reps Back Squat - 142.5kg - 5 reps Bench - 80kg - 5 reps That makes me a beginner bench presser and novice to intermediate squatter and D lifter I believe ? If the levels are beginner, novice,...

GreyAndMild‎, 11-05-2018 02:16 PM
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Looking for advice on my first powerlifting program

Think I posted in a different forum on this website last July, but anyways, I've recently began my first powerlifting program and am just looking for some feedback and advice. Keep in mind that I haven't been focusing on lifting as my primary form of exercise for many years, rather since last May,...

amcicua2022‎, Yesterday 05:17 PM
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I’m currently running madcows powerlifting program and have seen good results so far. However I’m in college and drinking is the thing and very fun. Just how much would drinking one night heavily per week affect my lifts? I’m 18 190 Bench: 265 Squat: 325 Deadlift: 420

baseball007‎, 11-02-2018 02:51 PM
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Slight lower back pain when bench pressing

Hi all, when benching I get slight pain in the lower back from arching. I am arching as much as I can and also use leg drive. I would like to keep it like this, since this setup is really stable and works great for me. However, after each set I get slight pain in my lower back. It's not...

NoGainNoPainBro‎, 11-05-2018 11:10 AM
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Who is your favourite strongman never to win WSM?

Who is your favourite strongman never to win WSM?. Mine is Phil Pfister because he is so down to earth, he saves lives (fireman), helps ther community, and oh I forgot he's god damn strong, after that probably Hugo Girard

Powerlifter 007‎, 10-06-2004 09:00 AM
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Squat WAY Bigger Than Deadlift! Can’t find out why!

First off, here are my numbers: Age:17 Weight: 168lbs Bench: 269 Squat: 470 Deadlift: 447 To clear up previous forums created by people: •I 100% squat at depth and I low bar squat, so I’m mechanically able to squat more. •I don’t have short arms, so that can’t be the reason I’ve had a...

JcSweeney‎, 11-10-2018 05:01 PM
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Best diet tips for losing weight while powerlifting

Please forgive me for posting a thread about something that must be a common question. I know science is always evolving and i could not find recent articles for my situation. The next paragraph is some backstory, probably irrelevant so feel free to skip. I have been big my whole life. Really...

RiotBoyer‎, 11-10-2018 11:52 AM
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295 POUND BENCH at 154 pounds bodyweight soon

y0DXfIKlAPA Spotter grabbed it way too early, take note I didn't tell him to Subscribe if you want to see the 295 bench soon

Ryankhoury‎, 11-01-2018 12:04 AM
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315 lbs behind the neck push press @ 255 lbs bw

I encourage others to share PRs, too! ceU0nT7uEb0

InfiniteExcel‎, 11-07-2018 08:48 PM
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Plateau on squats

Hi guys this is my first post, would appreciate help and I will contribute where I can as well. I'm posting because my legs have always been weak, I made linear gains for about half a year with my routine below, and now I have plateaued. My current routine(s): Week 1: (one day rest...

jeffc1994‎, 10-25-2018 08:13 PM
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Madcows 5x5

I'm running madcows 5x5 and currently have a 265 bench, 325 squat, and 415 deadlift. It has me increasing 10 pounds week to week on squat and deadlift sometimes.. Is this correct or is that to fast progression where im at?

baseball007‎, 11-04-2018 04:52 PM
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My own home gym strongman program. What do you think?

So I’m kind of thinking of writing my own kind of strongman type program and want to use some parts of SS to build a stronger base so this is what I’m wanting to do... Basic ABC workout with the following either on 3x5 or 5x5 with compounds and 3x8-12 on isos A. Squat Bench Dead B....

Ckdjim‎, 11-01-2018 04:49 AM
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Naturally strong but skinny people...

You know the type that look totally skinny, weigh nothing out of the ordinary but have bizarre strength? I'm thinking this is mainly to do with; 1. how the CNS is 'wired' so to speak 2. tendon/muscle attachment points Example; A guy I know, who is 5'11-6 foot and 170 max, looks skinny and...

captaincaveman‎, 04-16-2007 06:10 PM
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Powerlifting program help!

Hello guys. I need help with my program. I made it with one friend, who is training powerlifting for 20 years, but i think it is not structured well at all. Something for my background- lastly i was doing crossfit for 1.5 years, before that bodybuilding for 2. My goal is to get strenght and compete...

kiriaka‎, 11-02-2018 03:00 AM
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Powerlifting + MMA?

Hello everybody!! I'm going to keep it short and sweet today. I have been thinking of taking up Muay Thai, and Bjj. I just wanted to know if it'd be a detriment to my strength gains! Unlike most of the posts I've seen, Strength is more important to me; followed by the Muay Thai and Bjj. The...

Biokugon1‎, 10-31-2018 05:44 PM
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225 bench for 10 reps

Weighin in at 174 today and I got 225 bench for 10 reps, was hopin for 12-13 but satisfied with 10..... for now. <object width="480" height="385"><param name="movie" value=""></param><param name="allowFullScreen" value="true"></param><param...

nic_hendy‎, 05-20-2010 10:06 PM
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Need help!

Hey, I'm 14 years old, 5'11, and I'm 95 kg. Can I get some advice??? I'm not quite sure how big one needs to be to be a proper strongman.

declan2004‎, 10-30-2018 04:15 AM
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Should my OHP be higher for my Bench?

Currently I'm at a 245 lbs bench max, but my OHP is around 125 lbs I believe (I haven't maxed out OHP in awhile)... I normally don't work shoulders that often, but I do a lot of bench to make up for it... but is my OHP good for where my bench stands, or should it be higher so that's it's more...

BlueSpades‎, 10-27-2018 03:48 PM
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Smolov Jr Bench "modified" experience +30 on bench in 6 weeks

Hello all. I am posting this to share my experience for others I had a pre smolov jr touch and go max of 335, prob get 340 and maybe maybe 345 if everything went well. I was bench pressing 1-2 times per week, never have I done 3 or even 4 bench workouts in a week. Here is my log Smolov Jr...

markismighty‎, 06-30-2018 06:43 PM
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Worlds Ultimate Strongman

Lame name, but seems like a big deal. Anyone know any more about it. Some rich middle eastern comp with all the big names. Not sure of events or prize money but I’m guessing it’s substantial. Sorry if I missed a thread on this already. “Beasts in the...

blindsideflank‎, 10-16-2018 08:11 AM
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RIP Konstantin Konstantinovs

Reports are he passed away.

icetrauma‎, 10-28-2018 11:19 AM
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