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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: 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: 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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How close to 405 Bench?

So I've been out of the gym for a year, due to injuries, life, being lazy, and covid. Even after a full year off, my nagging injuries are still acting up, rotator cuff, back and shoulders. 6 weeks ago I decided that I'm gonna try to make 1 final push for my life time goal of a 405 Bench Press, even...

Matthewthao30‎, 09-18-2020 09:09 PM
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Extremely weak bench press compared to squat and deadlift

I am 6', roughly 182 lbs, and 20 years old. Ever since I started lifting (3.5 years ago), I made very fast progress with my squat and deadlift, but my bench has always been incredibly weak. In August 2018, my best lifts were 355 lb squat (with belt), 200 lb bench, 500 lb deadlift (with belt), I...

triton321‎, 06-17-2020 07:50 AM
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How my lifts looking?

I'm 15, lifting for almost 2 years now. My best incline bench is 85 kgs(about 190 lbs) for 15 reps,(flat back, no excesive arch full rom), 100 kg deadlift for 30 repetitions(bit of rest between reps) and I can do 50 one arm push ups(not with the best form)I haven't been going for maxes lately but...

DatSkinnyKid261‎, 04-24-2020 10:12 PM
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Poll Poll: raw power clean/raw deadlift: What is yours?

raw power clean/raw deadlift X 100 = what I'm looking for. Im at 40% for example.

jumpman503‎, 11-21-2010 11:44 AM
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Question Lost deadlift strength

During lockdown the gyms closed but I had weights at home I carried on my program however deadlifts I would only do defecit. So for 4 months I was only doing defecits and now gyms have reopened ive gone back and can only deadlift 70% of what I was doing before. Any tips or help to get it back ? I...

Jrastrick1999‎, 09-15-2020 09:28 AM
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Break from powerlifting...can anyone recommend a BBing routine?

I've been doing powerlifting routine for so long, I feel like taking a break and doing something completely different. But not sure what is a good bodybuilding program. ANy suggestions?

jonglo‎, 09-14-2020 02:53 AM
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20 Rep Squat Program

Anyone have experience with this program? I'm thinking about giving it a go to get my squats moving (legs have always been my weak point). My only concern is that there really aren't many other excercises in the program (besides squats), and I don't want to neglect anything. Also, will just doing...

itsperseus‎, 10-04-2011 05:57 PM
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When and when not to wear a belt

How do you get in belt-less work, and do you wear a belt for accessory lifts? I'm thinking this is an individual thing. I'm doing the GZCL method and plan to do closer to the minimum amount of reps for each exercise on some days. Then I'll lower the weight and get in a lighter set with no belt...

360365LAWS‎, 07-21-2020 10:31 PM
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Strain in core from wearing belt too tight?

Has anyone ever had this or are you familiar with this? I've never read about it or heard about it. I get some muscle strain under my ribs or a little bit more to the side. It happens when I'm doing back squats and flexing against the belt on the hard reps.

360365LAWS‎, 09-02-2020 09:52 AM
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My Close Grip Bench stronger than Regular Grip Bench Press

Hi, i'm new on powerlifting 18 years old and weighting about 80KGs. I had problem on bench. When i do regular grip (wide) bench press, i feel like my rotator cuffs gonna crush. My wide grip bench press PB about 85 KGs. When i do close grip (thumbs are touching each other) i feel way more...

Curesto‎, 08-23-2020 05:15 PM
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Shaw Classic - Brian Shaw Creating and Hosting his Own Strongman Comp

Competition is due to run on Dec 12 on Brian Shaw's own property, with his own equipment. He is putting up $25K prize for the winner, and has also paid off all travel and hotel expenses for the competitors. Brian himself will be competing, but has stated if he wins he's going to distribute the cash...

KathleenRyan‎, 08-13-2020 09:30 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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Post Strong Squat Weak Deadlift

Hey I need help regarding these two I'm 16 and I weigh 70kg and I've been training for 2 years and I've always struggled the most with deadlifts. I can squat 150 kg for 1 but I really struggle with 180 kg deadlift, can only do 1 rep if i do them in the beginning of the workout with alot of...

gzumafia‎, 08-29-2020 06:54 AM
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Bench Press Stalling, In Need of Advice!

Been doing stronglifts I'm a noob..... Bench Press Stalling, In Need of Advice! Hi guys, my bench press is struggling. I'm stuck at 180 lb 3x3. I eat, rest and I am pretty confident in my form. I was wondering if anyone felt accessories helped them to break their plateau? If so what accessories...

aztechistory‎, 05-25-2020 08:05 PM
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Post 10/20/Life Template

For anyone that cares I was playing around with excel and put this together. I'm sure it's not perfect and is my first draft and will need some fleshing out. There's other goodies in the spreadsheet I find useful at times too. Coming out of rehab I'll be doing this for at least my...

Jason2459‎, 10-21-2014 02:42 PM
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Question Deloading help

Im wondering if its time for me to deload, haven’t deloaded since February and had to stop training till May cause of the outbreak thats going on. Since may I’ve been training very hard every workout , i do 2 heavy days and 2 volume days upper/lower. Recently I don’t get motivated at all and my...

gzumafia‎, 08-11-2020 01:02 PM
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anabolic steroid and spermatocele

Can I use anabolic steroid if I have spermatocele ?

matt90m‎, 08-23-2020 04:40 PM
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Exclamation Help with power clean form

I’m a 22 year old college soccer player just finding out about power cleans, any advice for my form would be greatly appreciated along with general tips

Asl3‎, 07-03-2020 02:40 PM
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How come nobody uses 5x5

I've always wondered why nobody (after the newbie stage) uses 5x5 on Bench. I always see people say that there are "much better" programs out there. Although I do think you should modify 5x5 a little bit, I don't understand why it seems like it's looked down upon like it's only for newbies.

Matthewthao30‎, 08-16-2020 09:01 AM
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Hip abductor pain when squatting heavy

Every time I squat heavy I get a burning sensation is my left hip abductor, for like a 3 rep max its usually only the last rep I'd feel it, as I get stronger it goes away but comes back when I try to go heavier again... I feel like it is holding me back. Today I went for a 1 rep max which I was...

Barnaa‎, 08-15-2020 01:13 AM
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Intentionally Using Less Pec During Bench

Yes, you read the title correctly I'm looking to minimize pec(major) involvement in the bench press. I've lifted for several years but only recently discovered why my left pec is significantly smaller - Poland Syndrome. The majority of my pec major is missing on my left side. I've recently moved my...

xRequiem‎, 06-13-2020 03:45 PM
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