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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: 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: 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...

ForumSentinel‎, 05-19-2014 08:12 AM
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Arlecchino‎, 12-19-2002 07:34 PM
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Heart stopping while bracing?

To preface, I am seeing a Doc soon, just wanted to gain peace of mind while I wait and couldn't find it through google search. Long post apologies. Lately I've been obsessing on breathing through the diaphragm and bracing my core to get myself into better position while lifting and going through...

CLG456‎, 05-13-2018 08:14 PM
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Program to get to 315 bench?

My bench right now is around 275-290 (haven’t maxed), I currently almost done with a 6 week powerlifting program specialized towards bench. I have made great progress with it, and am starting to get close to 300 and that elusive 3 plates. Do you recommend any good programs or have any advice for...

logan101113‎, Yesterday 12:04 AM
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Squat Form Check #2: 250x5


unclejumbo‎, 05-18-2018 04:29 PM
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Good novice powerlifting program (no PTW)

Hi, so, if you saw my last thread, i have been doing Fierce 5 for 6 weeks. I am progressing, i really like the program, but i thought it was a novice pl program. So, like i told u before, i was thinking to switch to SS, but many of you told me that it is not a powerlifting program. I would like you...

josejose01‎, Yesterday 01:40 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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does doing sumo deadlift help you pull more weight?

i deadlifted 330 at my meet yesterday with the conventional stance i was wondering if i do sumo will i be able to pull more?

Cmarroquin25‎, 02-10-2013 08:25 AM
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Is it a good or bad idea to wrap my forearms in duck tape?

Got strongman comp Stones event..dont have sleeves...tacky not allowed Thinking of wrapping my arms in tape. Ik this will hurt when i take it off but will it be helpful?

melDorado‎, 05-24-2018 04:54 AM
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Sbd belt, thoughts?

hello all, getting back into the swing of things, been out for about 9 years, and really like the looks, and the reviews i`ve seen of the sbd lever belt, i currently have a titan brahma 13mm, prong belt, curious to hear what you guys with the sbd have to say about it, i heard the inside red bleeds...

resultsnotypcl‎, 07-27-2017 03:44 PM
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Power lifting programming

Is anyone aware of a good ebook for progrsmming? I want to prepare my micro and macro cycles etc... I want to get stronger Thanks

dustman007‎, 05-24-2018 03:57 AM
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Technique or equipment

First, excuse my mistakes, english is not my main language. Im getting into powerlifting and currently i need to choose between buying a belt or changing of gym. The reason im thinking about changing of gym is because in the other one im going to have a trainer(is national champion of...

newpowerlift‎, 05-24-2018 12:43 AM
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Post Help me get stronger

Just joined hello all 👋 I’ve bro-lifted when I was younger (17-19) for a few years, fell off and recently started back up again (23 now) Been training for 6 months, made good progress. I’m trying to get stronger but I feel the progress isn’t as fast it could be My current program is very...

TrickyMrGreen‎, 05-22-2018 03:12 PM
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Question on Bench Technique

Okay so I know the bench form cues but i'm kind of missing out on two things -Shoulders back and depressed, but what about the tension in my lats? Do i try to contract it as short and tight as possible like a close grip cable row/lat pulldown or spread it as if posing a lat spread? -I can't seem...

jasonmilk‎, 05-23-2018 06:06 PM
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Question Deadlift form

Hi all, yesterday for the first time I lifted 100kg for 6 reps, I decided to film myself to see if my form was okay, so if anyone wouldn't mind to check my video and tell me any recommendations or feedback, it would be awesome. Video: The video is from the last...

sgarciac07‎, 05-23-2018 03:58 PM
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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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Candito's program (needs help)

_Stats_ Age: 16 Weight: 58kg Squat: 115kg Bench: 72.5kg Deadlift: 135kg I am about to start doing Candito's training program. Do you guys think it is a good idea if i use ~90% of those maxes as the programs's 1RM? _~90% of 1RM input for Candito's program_

Skippayy‎, 05-21-2018 04:09 AM
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Deadlift pr

I did an awesome deadlift pr yesterday, i was happy that at age 18 i can lift so much and i feel i can lift even more than 215kg :) definitely gonna be the wsm one day! i am optimistic about this :D you can see the pr at "Finnish strength" in youtube

Mathiasantonio‎, 05-22-2018 02:58 PM
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How much weight to use in a box squat?

Hey, I am interested in utilizing box squats in place of normal barbell squats for its benefits. I was wondering how much weight I should use for doing a box squat.

willsong‎, 03-18-2009 07:55 PM
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What do you classify as raw lifting?

As I've always understood it, raw meant unassisted lifting, IE. not wearing any gear that would artificially enhance your lifts to any significant degree. This would mean no belts, no straps, raps, and obviously no suit; and since I didn't even know these existed beforehand (I'm 18, not 48), no...

CamBeastMode00‎, 05-21-2018 12:13 AM
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Progress 17year old

Hello, i am 17year old guy , lifting since i was 15yrs old , so 2.5years now Progress: Bodyweight 49kg 9% bodyfat 163cm height >>> 62kg 11% bodyfat 172.5cm height Pull ups 5 >>> 36 (+20kg weighted x20) Benchpress: 40kg 3reps >>> 105Kg Rep Max Deadlift: Dont know i only lift sometimes...

domciukas4‎, 05-21-2018 03:07 PM
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Is Raw with Wraps almost like Equipped now? Powerlifting numbers are increasing a lot

Is Raw (with Wraps) almost like Equipped now? There is not much gap now. Numbers are increasing a lot. I think 100% Raw is where the real strength is.

MarkSamuel1‎, 05-16-2018 06:58 PM
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Losing Fat post bulk

I have been bulking for 1 year and 6 months and have gained 12 lbs, from 170 to 182. I would like to cut back down to compete at 165 lbs. I know how to diet properly, but not how to lift properly to maintain as much strength as possible. If I plan to cut over a 10 week period, should I...

pterry0404‎, 05-21-2018 06:54 AM
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Looking for advice about getting into powerlifting.

Hey, I'm looking to get into powerlifting. I've read a lot of articles and watched lots of videos about setting up a proper work-out yet here I am. I have collected so much information that I can't even deal with it, so I ask for your help. My main blind sight is how to properly build up to the...

9AlexAdams9‎, 05-17-2018 07:15 AM
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Weightlifting shoes

Has anybody had any experience with them? Been looking at the Adidas PowerLift and the Rogue Do-Wins. Adidas are about $30 cheaper, but I can't find any other color in stock besides white. . . Rogue Do-Wins $119 Adidas PowerLift...

ABizzLe‎, 02-22-2012 07:33 PM
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Transition from Planet Fitness to Real Free Weights

So i transitioned from PF to a gym with real weights and an actual bench instead of the angled smith machine. My numbers obviously went down but do you guys think it will go back to my previous numbers after a bit of time or was my strength originally at the lowered numbers because the smith...

jasonmilk‎, 05-17-2018 06:51 AM
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Help with 3 day Powerlifting/Strongman Routine

Hello everyone, Im hoping someone might offer me help with my routine. I ran 3 months of Starting strength and 2 of a P/P/L routine. My work hours have gotten insane and Im limited to 3 days a week I can train. I've come up with 2 possible routines and was hoping for feedback. Thanks in...

BlindedNChains‎, 05-05-2018 01:34 AM
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