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Re: Personal Best Log

Post by Oscar_Actuary » Tue Oct 04, 2011 12:14 pm

my ignorance is spewing all over.
and yep, impressive either way.

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Re: Personal Best Log

Post by CorlessJohnJ » Tue Oct 04, 2011 12:23 pm

Quick question guys I have never used straps while deadlifting and here in the next month or so im going to attempt 495....should I buy straps?

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Re: Personal Best Log

Post by stuward » Tue Oct 04, 2011 12:52 pm

Considering they only cost about $10, why don't you just get a pair to try it out?

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Re: Personal Best Log

Post by Oscar_Actuary » Tue Oct 04, 2011 1:38 pm

Immortal, is that you?

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Re: Personal Best Log

Post by nygmen » Tue Oct 04, 2011 9:04 pm

The_dog_mom wrote: DL 142# 4 reps
That is a great pull for your demographic, don't get it twisted. Great pull. Congrats

CorlessJohnJ wrote:Quick question guys I have never used straps while deadlifting and here in the next month or so im going to attempt 495....should I buy straps?
Really? I knew long before I pulled 5 plates whether or not I needed straps. Shoot, I knew well before I hit 405.

Not to derail, but, straps are for rowing, shrugs and rack pulls. Anything from the floor is chalk, mixed or hook grip. Most people will lose form 10 times over strapping up from the floor.

Straps are a great tool, but from the floor, they are pretty much a sin against any and all gods. :headbang:

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Re: Personal Best Log

Post by Wouter » Wed Oct 05, 2011 6:41 am

stuward wrote:A jerk is similar to a push press except you do a second dip to catch the bar while your arms are locking out overhead. In both push presses and jerks, you pause after cleaning. The only floor to overhead movement that doesn't have a pause is the snatch.

Putting 190lbs overhead, any which way, is an accomplishment. Congrats.
Thank you, I finally feel a bit stronger.
Do you know what be a good number to shoot for, being 90kg/200lbs.
I first want to get a bw clean and jerk (90kg) and then 100kg.
But what would make you say: "damn that's impressive?"

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Re: Personal Best Log

Post by stuward » Wed Oct 05, 2011 10:12 am

Wouter, 190# clean & press would crush me. There are stronger guys around and there are others that will never achieve what you've done. The important thing is to keep improving.

Here are the Men's European Junior Weightlifting Records if you want something to shoot at.

http://www.ewf.sm/records.php?mnid=2&tip=JM" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

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Re: Personal Best Log

Post by CorlessJohnJ » Wed Oct 05, 2011 1:07 pm

nygmen wrote:
The_dog_mom wrote: DL 142# 4 reps
That is a great pull for your demographic, don't get it twisted. Great pull. Congrats

CorlessJohnJ wrote:Quick question guys I have never used straps while deadlifting and here in the next month or so im going to attempt 495....should I buy straps?
Really? I knew long before I pulled 5 plates whether or not I needed straps. Shoot, I knew well before I hit 405.

Not to derail, but, straps are for rowing, shrugs and rack pulls. Anything from the floor is chalk, mixed or hook grip. Most people will lose form 10 times over strapping up from the floor.

Straps are a great tool, but from the floor, they are pretty much a sin against any and all gods. :headbang:
Ok... then ill go strapless and ....have to be cautious at my panzified gym. I got 405 pretty easily no straps no chalk no anything. Ill aim for..........mid november... then I'll hit 495...hoping to post that in the personal best section haha.

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Re: Personal Best Log

Post by Wouter » Thu Oct 06, 2011 9:17 am

stuward wrote:Wouter, 190# clean & press would crush me. There are stronger guys around and there are others that will never achieve what you've done. The important thing is to keep improving.

Here are the Men's European Junior Weightlifting Records if you want something to shoot at.

http://www.ewf.sm/records.php?mnid=2&tip=JM" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
Will do! I think I'm going to add olympic lifts to my workouts.
Belgian records might be more "obtainable" in my weightclass:
112kg (245lbs) snatch
137.5kg (302lbs) clean & jerk

I've got a goal in life now. Haha

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Re: Personal Best Log

Post by Matt Z » Thu Oct 06, 2011 3:22 pm

Barbell Front Squat = 345 lbs for 1 rep (10/05/11)

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Re: Personal Best Log

Post by Jungledoc » Thu Oct 06, 2011 4:25 pm

Matt, you amaze me with your steady progress! You front squat more than I DL!

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Re: Personal Best Log

Post by Oscar_Actuary » Thu Oct 06, 2011 9:37 pm

and such a simple program.

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Re: Personal Best Log

Post by robertscott » Fri Oct 14, 2011 12:01 pm

I rarely ever have a lift I'm proud enough of to post here, but...

102.5k bench!

That's 2 plates, plus two of the little baby plates. I feel like the baddest dude on earth

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Re: Personal Best Log

Post by Oscar_Actuary » Fri Oct 14, 2011 2:03 pm

cheers mate!

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Re: Personal Best Log

Post by KenDowns » Fri Oct 14, 2011 2:10 pm

Awesome Bob, hold a seat for me, that's about my next stop if all goes well.

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