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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...

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Arlecchino‎, 12-19-2002 07:34 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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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, Yesterday 04:09 AM
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Squat Form Check #2: 250x5


unclejumbo‎, 05-18-2018 04:29 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, Yesterday 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, Yesterday 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, Yesterday 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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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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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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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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Confused about drugs in the sport - what is ipf?

I sent an email to australias powerlifting ipf organisation.... they called me up. I was just interested in help with picking a barbell... he wanted to know where i trained. I said i trained at home but was seeing a couple coaches.... i listed the powerlifting gyms i knew of... his response was...

dustman007‎, 05-16-2018 02:41 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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Barbells in australia: rogue or generic?

Should i buy a generic barbell or pay more for a brand barbell? I am looking at rogue chan bar. Thought it would be good with wider room for deadlifts. Im 195cm. Or should i go ohio power bar? They only come in zinc... i would prefer stainless....

dustman007‎, 05-13-2018 03:46 AM
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Exercise percentages with chains

Looking to jump into a fun looking program, but it involves fairly frequent chain usage. New to the chain game here - do exercise percentages generally include the chain weight or is the chain weight an addition? For example, a speed bench w/ chains day prescribes sets of 40% 1RMx5 45%x5...

BeaterBar‎, 05-13-2018 08:35 PM
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foot atrophy

I go heavy with legs- 2 times a week- reduced from 3 : is there any reason i should lose mass in the foot below the ankle bone?

k102017‎, 05-13-2018 06:58 PM
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Realistic goals for 1 year

Say if i were to start deadlifting and squatting at 135 what would realistic strength be by end of the year? Is it possible to gain 405 squat and 500lb deadlift within a year for a natty? Average genetics plus bulk. I weight 170ish right now.

imnotflexin‎, 04-23-2018 05:51 PM
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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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deadlift form check

Hi, Please check my deadlift form. Is it ok. 6ZoKvIQR_kA

sfaisal‎, 05-08-2018 12:16 AM
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Powerlifting program and gains lifting 2x a week?

Hi all I’ve been doing stronglifts for the last year and recently moved to Texas method a couple weeks ago on the advice of a stronglifts coach that I met. However because of various reasons (work, health, other hobbies). I find it quite difficult to gym 3x a week currently. One thing that...

shazboltan‎, 05-05-2018 06:05 PM
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Westside periodization

I was googling and found this interesting periodization article... from reading it it seems i was headed towards western periodization before i saw this article, ie, set intensity and block phases.... but this program has -2 days of high strain - 2 days of power ...

dustman007‎, 05-11-2018 06:44 AM
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Chad W Smiths squat manual

Anyone purchase this? I have just bought it, looking to see if anyone else has and what the latest reviews are. I think his content is great and the JTS "school" videos are great too. Really helped my squat.

CheekyKuntBrah‎, 05-11-2018 05:42 AM
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Posterior pelvic tilt

Hi guys. There are two issues (specially when you are doing deadlifts) that happen in the pelvis. Posterior Pelvic Tilt and Anterior Pelvic Tilt. I have Posterior Pelvic Tilt, it is a really big problem during deadlift, because makes me do a lower back rounding and it is like the pelvis want to...

pedrojulian02‎, 05-08-2018 04:43 PM
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