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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: **Bodybuilding.com Powerlifting Section Lifter Rankings**

==========OFFICIAL POWERLIFTING SECTION LIFTER RANKINGS========== RANK____LIFTER________BW____SQUAT/BENCH/DEADLIFT/TOTAL______BW MULTIPLE/WILKS 1.............Code_B...............209...................319/203/418/942............................4.5XBW/266

Code_B‎, 12-30-2008 06:47 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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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: Everything you need to know about SBD knee sleeves

Search these threads before asking another question: http://forum.bodybuilding.com/showthread.php?t=157063543&highlight=SBD http://forum.bodybuilding.com/showthread.php?t=164560211&highlight=SBD http://forum.bodybuilding.com/showthread.php?t=164691451&highlight=SBD ...

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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Arrow Sticky Thread Sticky: General Forum Rules

Welcome to the Bodybuilding.com 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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Sticky Thread Sticky: Forum FAQs and Links **Read Before Starting a Thread**

Number one: YES YOUR LIFTS ARE GOOD ENOUGH TO COMPETE. IF YOU CAN LIFT THE BAR AND COLLARS (25KG/55LBS), WRITE YOUR NAME ON AN ENTRY FORM, AND PAY THE ENTRY FEE YOU CAN COMPETE. NO ONE IS GOING TO LAUGH AT YOU, YOU WON'T BE EMBARASSED, YOU MAY OR MAY NOT BE "COMPETITIVE" DEPENDING ON WHO SHOWS UP....

Arlecchino‎, 12-19-2002 07:34 PM
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The Official Powerlifting and Strongman Family Appreciation Thread: Part XIX

Top Ten From Part 18 308smk - 560 NorthStrong - 462 martin_mathers - 364 breathinglife - 360 Daemonium - 312 Hamzzza - 307 dang111 - 273 kmc06005 - 270 adamsz -263

isaku900‎, 10-12-2015 09:11 PM
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Question What Is A Good Bench Press?

I've just started lifting 4 weeks ago and currently benching 170lbs. What weight should I be aiming to lift for my height and weight??? I'm 6ft2 and weigh 210?

DelD1981‎, 09-22-2006 05:16 PM
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Stuck at same PRs for a year (vid)

My bench has been stuck around 300 and deadlift has been stuck at 550. Im doing more volume now around 75-80%. Been at the same bodywt 165-175lbs Been powerlifting for 2 years, however i have been gaining rep PRs. Should I give it more time? Keep training? Am I at an advanced level because my...

JimRat6969‎, Yesterday 11:38 AM
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Will gaining more weight ABSOLUTELY help me get stronger alot?

Hey guys, it's been a while since I was last on here. I switched from Wendler's 5/3/1 program to Faleev's 5x5 program in hopes of making massive gains in strength. The program only entails doing the Bench, Squat, and Deadlift for 5x5. Here's the outline of the whole program: Monday: Heavy Squat...

RaoSupes‎, 05-25-2017 01:51 PM
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What's the best weight to stay above your weightclass in offseason.

My eating habits went sloppy after the meet although I didn't eat like a pig everyday, I just eat normally like I did before, but I was conscious about the 4kg in a month I gained. I decided to stay on track on my diet again, what do you think is the best weight to stay above your weightclass in...

CrazyBlackPanda‎, Yesterday 09:30 AM
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RPS Powerlifting Meet Question

Hello, I was wondering if anyone has competed in an RPS meet? I have one coming up (my first full meet) and I am competing in the Raw Modern division. In the rules it states that for squats, knee wraps "must be of a single layer construction. Multiple ply /layer knee wraps or sleeves are not...

b3nny0‎, 04-03-2017 05:28 AM
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Need a Workout from someone

Need a Leg workout that increases strength and power. Only requirements is that it incorporates Squat and deadlift and is twice a week. Also it would be great if it's just lower body movements. I know you may say look online but I'd rather have someone real tell me what to do and not to...

YoungProtege‎, 05-25-2017 02:21 PM
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Deadlift. At what point will the bar snap? Do they use special bars for pro meets?

So I was watching Eddie Hall, the best deadlifters the world has seen; as he lifted I think 500kg or something to that effect. I noticed what appeared to be electric tape on the middle of the bar, I presumed for support, and the bar was really bending at that weight. So I was wondering if...

johnnyfry‎, 05-05-2017 05:19 PM
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WSM 2017 Finalists(Spoilers, unofficial but mostly confirmed)

Top 2 from each group in order Thor Bjornsson Martins Licis Brian Shaw JF Caron Konstantin Janashia Loz Shahlaei

EpicLevelWizard‎, 05-23-2017 02:12 PM
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What is considered a "long" femur and "long" torso?

I see a lot of people complaining that their squat form sucks because of long femurs or long torso. What is considered long? My femurs are about 22" measured from outside of knee to hip bone, I'm 6" tall. I do not even know how to measure torso. I'm not really obsessing about this, been...

jonglo‎, 05-23-2017 08:28 AM
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Won my first meet

I just did my first meet Saturday. I didn't go in planning on winning anything. I just wanted to have fun and set some PRs but there was 1 other guy in my weigh division(181 open) and it was his first meet as well. We both benched 325. He out squatted me but my deadlift put me out in front and won...

amenhotepv‎, 05-23-2017 01:30 PM
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Illness and lifting

Over the last year and a half of university I've pretty much been plagued with constant illness. Having never been ill with either of these before I've had; tonsillitis 8 times and gladular fever twice(for the second time last week) in around 18 months. Needless to say this has hugely affected my...

JoeDavidso‎, 05-25-2017 11:11 AM
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Lifts for 170lbs

Hey first ever post here, just curious as to how i stack up against people my weight as the gym i go to seems to have no one near me. Bench - 240x5 Dead - 365x5 Squat - 325x5 Seated Mil - 175x5 Incline DB - 110x5 (I feel my best number) Thanks for any input.

MuhkenZe‎, 05-16-2017 08:11 PM
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Transitioning from Powerlifter to Olympic Weightlifting

Has anyone here ever transition from Powerlifter to Olympic Weightlifting? I know to some people like my co-workers who don't lift, they often confuse the two as being the same. We know they are very different. While traveling in Asia I continued training for my Powerlifting event but found that...

PhantomMaxx‎, 05-24-2017 04:22 PM
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How's this program looking?

Mainly designed for strength and hypertrophy Day 1: BB Bench Press - 5 x 5 Incline press - 3 x 8-12 DB bench press - 3 x 8-12 Kettlebell Skull crushers - 3 x 12 Tricep pushdown - 3 x 12 Frontal Raise - 3 x 12 Side Lateral raises - 3 x 12

chewysteak‎, 05-19-2017 04:43 PM
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Have someone tried powerlifting with Vibram Five fingers shoe?

Have someone tried powerlifting with Vibram Five fingers shoe?

JeanDamn‎, 05-24-2017 10:22 AM
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Need a powerlifting program through summer

I have 2 months off school and this will be dedicated to the gym and fun. I play rugby and would like to get much larger for the rugby season. I also want to start competing in 1-2 years when I am 18. However, I have focused on the three lifts as a progression and have used programs...

YoungProtege‎, 05-22-2017 02:43 PM
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Anyone know any good programs for Strength and size?

Obviously mostly strength being the goal, but I still want to see noticeable size gains.

chewysteak‎, 05-22-2017 01:29 AM
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Bad genetics

I'm 16 and been lifting since 15. I have been stuck at 180 kg deadlift for 5 months, do i just have bad genetics or?

Chaconfitness‎, 05-24-2017 11:16 AM
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Can I get in shape doing powerlifting?

I am skinny-fat.

JeanDamn‎, 05-22-2017 10:48 AM
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Rowing Strength vs Total

Current Numbers: 545 Squat, 335 Bench, 600 Deadlift. Now older lifters like Ed Coan to Current lifters like Larry Wheels, both have/had Big and Strong backs, Now i have never taking back strength very seriously since started training but last couple week's when doing some kind of BB Row 185 for...

Dannymck_33‎, 05-15-2017 01:50 PM
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Military Powerlifting?

So I'd like to say I'm pretty strong. 18 years old 123lb weight class Squat: 400 Bench: 240 Deadlift: 425 With that, I aspire to be on the Military Power lifting team, Navy to be exact... The thing is... I haven't seen an update by them since last year... Do they still do Powerlifting?

Featherweighted‎, 05-23-2017 09:22 PM
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Why some men don't squat

I wrote this today and I thought I would share with you guys. The blog post has pictures which don't show up on here, I can't post URLs so if you want to see the pictures just google "a day in the life of maakul gym rats dont squat" Feel free to add more :D Top ten reasons why some "gym...

maakul‎, 10-06-2011 05:46 PM
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Equipped training videos

Been looking into equipped lifting. Does anyone know any good videos regarding squat suit and bench shirt techniques?

JRMoore82‎, 05-17-2017 12:51 PM
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Question Want to get into powerlifting

Hello everyone. Names Rob and I would like to get into powerlifting. I have a football backround of playing in middle school and high school. I've always been big and athletic for my size. So I'm no newbie when it comes to lifting. My current body weight is 325. My three lifts as of right now are...

itsbull804‎, 05-17-2017 03:18 PM
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