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    I alway find that when I have had a really good...

    I alway find that when I have had a really good Dead workout my hams and glutes are burning and not my low back. That pain comes the next day.
    If it does not hurt a little is it worth doing?
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    "Trainers" who do not know s**t about what I'm...

    "Trainers" who do not know s**t about what I'm doing or why?
    "What are the boards for?" "Where did you get those bands? And isn't hard to use them on a barbell?" My favorite quote from a "trainer"...
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    What to do 1 week out from meet?

    Unfortunately I am one of those people who teeters in my weight class. I seem to be right at 220 today but I know if I take it too easy all next week I can easily put on 5-7 lbs. On Mon. I will be...
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    My two cents comes from being a former shot put...

    My two cents comes from being a former shot put and discus thrower. I always grunt or yelled thru the throw. I also exhale heavily thru my lifts. During the exhale is when you put oxygen into to...
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    I have been trying to change the atittude at my Y...

    I have been trying to change the atittude at my Y one person at a time. There are now at least 4 PL guys and a new trainer who just came from a D-1 football progam. I figure the more I get people...
  6. Thread: Band question

    by CMAND21
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    Band question

    Of course my YMCA does not have bands. Should I actually purchase my own set how do I anchor them to the bench? You know they just LOVE it when I bring my own pieces of equipment and actually put...
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    Thanks for all the help. My last workout was...

    Thanks for all the help. My last workout was great. I even had the "trainers" at my YMCA asking my about some the work I was doing. I even feel better now that I think I will be changing my goal...
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    Accessory movements for Chest and Tri's

    I am looking for some different type of work for my chest and tris. I tend to stick to the basics for chest. Sometimes I will go a little outside the box for tris. I am looking for more unique type...
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    I just competed in my first meet a few week ago. ...

    I just competed in my first meet a few week ago. Here is what I learned.

    I did not train properly for the squat. I had hit "550" multiple times but as I found out I could not do 450 to...
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    18 days to event!

    I am looking for any suggestions of how to handle my workouts after this week. I plan to continue my regular workouts thru the end of next week. I know I will need to do some work after Easter...
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    The one critique I would make is lower the bar a...

    The one critique I would make is lower the bar a bit. As you really start to add a lot of weight you will find it lessens the strain on your back.

    If you like the wide stance stay with it. You...
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    Has anyone competed in the WNPF?

    I will be competing in an event hosted by the WNPF in mid Sept. Does anyone know how strict the judging is?:scratch: It is my first event and am competing for the experience. I have chosen this...
  13. Thread: DE Squats

    by CMAND21
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    If you find yourself getting stuck in the hole or...

    If you find yourself getting stuck in the hole or need build accelleration try staying with that weight but pause the weight on the saftey bars on the rack. It will force you to go deep in order to...
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    Maintaining strength while losing weight

    I am some one who is between weightclasses. I currently fluctuate between 225 and 230. Ideally over the next few monthes I'd like to gradually get down to 198. Have any of you been able to maintain...
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    Unique T-Shirts?

    Can anyone direct me to any sites that may sell humorous or unique powerlifting T's?

    Thanks
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    I went thru the same thing recently. I just...

    I went thru the same thing recently. I just worked thru it and it did get better. I did not do any flat bench. I did only decline BP and some light dumb bell work for chest as well as machines. ...
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    Philly area meet

    :strong: There is USAPL meet Dec.7-9 in Aston, PA. Anyone competing?

    It will be my 1st competition. How soon should I lighten my workouts?
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    Lifting RAW what does it mean?

    I know lifting raw is without using any b shirts or dead suits. Does it also mean no knee wraps? I assume a belt is ok.
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    Considering first PowerL competition.

    I have been debating if I want to compete at an event in December. I have made some great progress the last month. I am concerned that I do not have any real equipment, only a belt and knee wraps. ...
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