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  • Good luck!

    Good luck!
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    Good to see you back mate.

    Good to see you back mate.
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    Thought I`d add an update to this although I`m...

    Thought I`d add an update to this although I`m nowhere near done really. When I started with George my starting maxes were around:

    Squat: 150x2
    Deadlift: 190-200
    Push press: 90kg

    All in (kg)...
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    Subtle difference. In a rack pull the weights...

    Subtle difference. In a rack pull the weights are usually hanging off the ends putting some flex on the bar. On block pulls, it mimics and deadlift more.

    Personally I prefer block pulls as I can...
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    I love the title of this log! I think we`re...

    I love the title of this log! I think we`re about the same strength levels just now but I outwreigh you by a good 15kg. >sadface<

    Good luck with the training man.

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  • Most of the time I train with a basic...

    Most of the time I train with a basic powerlifting routine and a day on events. You`d be hard pushed to find a good strongman who isn`t a good powerlifter (bench included). All the basic...
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    Arguably, a good strongman is a good powerlifter....

    Arguably, a good strongman is a good powerlifter.
    A good powerlifter is not necessarily a good strongman, in fact unlikely to be so for obvious reasons.

    Some of the best deadlifters in the world...
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    Cheers guys. Looking at it again, the starting...

    Cheers guys. Looking at it again, the starting position certainly has the weight over the heels due to being quite upright. I`ve just invested a good few quid in a pair of Adidas Powerlifts so I...
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    Squat Form - What`s Wrong

    Been looking at my squat form recently. Everything feels good, I`m hitting depth but the bar path isn`t straight up and down which I believe it should be. I`ve looked at older videos and the same...
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    I`ve just hired George for a 3 month stint so I`m...

    I`ve just hired George for a 3 month stint so I`m looking forward to it. I`m personally **** at programming myself and I`ve tried many different programs all with varying degrees of success. For...
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    How are you finding the slingshot?

    How are you finding the slingshot?
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    Admiring those lifts. Your strength is just...

    Admiring those lifts. Your strength is just going up and up! Those squats looked solid. Front and back
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    Very much so. Thank you

    Very much so. Thank you
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    Atlas Stone Critique Please

    Only my third time ever doing this and first time in 9 months. Bar is only 48" also. Any tips greatly appreciated

    H8osi1mP1h8
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    Looks like you got the volume in which matters! I...

    Looks like you got the volume in which matters! I feel you on the new gym scenario though. There`s something just not quite right about being somewhere new.

    Definitely recommend some event work if...
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    Nice front squats. I need to add them back in...

    Nice front squats. I need to add them back in urgently!

    We`re a bit closer in weight now. I`m sitting somewhere around 100-105kg just now. The joys of cycling to work!

    Keep up the good work!
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    Strong log mate. Lots of volume there and lifts...

    Strong log mate. Lots of volume there and lifts are seriously impressive.
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    Good to see you back mate. Nice work at the comp...

    Good to see you back mate. Nice work at the comp too!! I`ll be interested to see how Smolov works out for you. I`ve always been afraid to try it but might give it a bash after I finish what I`m on...
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    Nice volume. Your OHP is not to be sneezed at!!

    Nice volume. Your OHP is not to be sneezed at!!
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    Subbed. Nice bench work! You were right. ...

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    Nice bench work! You were right. Our lifts are about the same. Only I outweigh you by about 30kg haha!
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