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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: 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: 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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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...

ForumSentinel‎, 05-19-2014 09:12 AM
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Arlecchino‎, 12-19-2002 08:34 PM
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Joe Ladnier is a complete ***hole!

I email him from time to time asking opinions or advice and today he totally blew me off by saying something like, "Do you ever pay for information or you just pick people's brains for information for free". What a complete ***hole. If he is gonna act like this, he needs to take his email address...

jsrlifter‎, 04-19-2005 08:53 PM
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What Diameter Log is Used in Competitions?

I assumed 12" for the longest time, but now I'm noticing that Slater Logs doesn't even have a 12" available for purchase, and a lot of other sites seem to push 10" logs quite a bit as well. I want to get whatever size is most often used in pro or legitimate amateur competitions, just for the...

KathleenRyan‎, 01-04-2021 12:40 PM
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50kg dumbbell chest press at 64kg bodyweight

50kg dumbbell chest press at 64kg bodyweight: 225kg deadlift at 66kg bodyweight:

inspirasn‎, 11-29-2020 10:54 PM
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How can I deadlift heavier?

I am a very strong person, I squat 750, log press 385, bench 340, but only deadlift 550 because I am short and have stubby arms. How can I overcome this problem that has been plaguing me as a short heavyweight strongman? Thank you.

NickNH1‎, 12-22-2020 11:36 PM
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How do you guys recommend I max?

I started lifting (again since mid-high school ~7 years) about 2 months ago and maxed after my first month. I got 225 on the bench, 255 on the squat and 335 on the deadlift. Since then I’ve kinda been doing jim wendler’s, my AMRAP have been: Bench: (190x8, 200x7, 210x5) Squat: (215x4, 230x4,...

johnvcarlo‎, 12-11-2020 11:19 PM
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Too many federations. Which is right for me?

I'm looking to do my first meet. I found a website that has a search engine to find lift meets, which is great. But... I had no idea there were a never ending supply of federations that put on meets. I have no clue which one would be correct for me, as it would take weeks of researching each...

sen2two‎, 12-26-2020 07:13 PM
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I arm curl 130 lbs regularly, with a 150 lb max NATURALLY

Hello, I like working out at home, but I've been to every gym in town. I've trained for the past seven years, and my strength may set records soon. If you wouldn't stop training naturally, you'll become a medium-build, magazine, physique. Girls are super friendly. This year, my strength...

JW19848‎, 10-04-2020 07:17 AM
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Deadlift help!

Good Morning, Question regarding deadlift here. Currently I can easily squat 375 with ass to grass form, bench 295 neither of these numbers are impressive as I am 280lbs. Currently I am on my 6th week of lifting and when I deadlift I can't seem to successfully move more than 315lbs in a 5-6 rep...

lonesoul1986‎, 10-17-2020 12:01 PM
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Thoughts on Program to Help with Strongman and Athleticism

I am coming off a powerlifting routine, so I wanted to avoid the SBD competition lifts and do some different stuff. Also, I’m trying to get a little more athletic and well rounded. I tried to throw in a handful of strongman movements. I may have a rest day after every third lifting day. Day 1...

Brandon2576‎, 12-24-2020 02:01 PM
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Good Numbers For First Meet

I currently weigh 160, 10% BF, fasting. I've been wanting to do a powerlifting meet to really see my capability, but I am a very competitive person and don't want to show up completely out of my league. My current lifts are: Squat: 375 (Easy, could more than likely hit 405 in a few months)...

klisco10‎, 10-03-2020 11:17 PM
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Bench 315? What do you rep?

My goal is to bench 315, what would I be reping in order to get 315?

TheSeeker‎, 11-24-2003 05:22 PM
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Shaw Classic 2020

Anyone else watching this? I'm watching the first day recording right now. It's pretty well done. If you're interested I'd highly recommend supporting the athletes and Shaw, check it out.

KathleenRyan‎, 12-12-2020 02:45 PM
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RIP Aaron Page

WSM alternate this year with a bright future. Caught Covid just before WSM, ended up on ventilator and sounds like he just died. No need for political schit here. RIP. eYMijnOifgo Source: his girlfriend posted on reddit when he was sick and put on ventilator....

blindsideflank‎, 11-21-2020 09:58 AM
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Pain under ribs after deadlifting????

Has anyone ever experienced this? I was on my 2nd set of deads with a relatively light weight when I began to feel discomfort under my ribs. Like a fool I of course finished my last 3 sets and it was not pleasant but not excrutiatingly painful. I did 4 sets of over head presses with little...

RedMaster‎, 06-24-2009 01:57 PM
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Can you critique my bench routine please?

Recently have been able to go up in weight dramatically do to a quick diet change... just eating a lot more carbs and my strength has been going through the roof! Heres my current routine.. I am trying to always add a few more reps, or add more weight etc Bench 135 x 5, 185 x 3, 225 x 1, 245...

manmore350‎, 11-30-2020 03:37 PM
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