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    IMO, if a lifter wants to get stronger, then he...

    IMO, if a lifter wants to get stronger, then he gets a good plan, stays with it, gets stronger, makes prs. However the lifter is not married to the plan. By that I mean that if you are doodling...
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    I have been to several national meets and I have...

    I have been to several national meets and I have never heard of this rule being enacted, not to my knowledge. However, if it is in there, its only a matter of time before somebody calls it up, IMO. ...
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    Hey Dave I too am an older lifter, as there seem...

    Hey Dave
    I too am an older lifter, as there seem to be more and more of us as time goes by. Duh. I am 65 and I too notice that my performance is off after a max attempt day, but it only seems to...
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    Thanks for the info Bob. You da man! Lots of...

    Thanks for the info Bob. You da man! Lots of stuff there to absorb. What is your opinion, is there an application for powerlifters, or even for athletes in general. Or is it all smoke and mirrors.
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    Blood flow restriction training

    Hi all
    In speaking with a friend recently I was asked my take on bloodflow restriction training. It seems that with this method, which includes restricting return blood flow by wraps in critical...
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    interesting discussion, lads. for me i must...

    interesting discussion, lads. for me i must psyche up on every working set. does this mean that my stress levels are higher than they would have been if i had approached the set as not challenging? ...
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    Oni, I understand what you are saying about feds...

    Oni, I understand what you are saying about feds with 24 hr weigh ins, this is common practice. I guess the bottom line is that if that is what blows your dress up, have at it. I am only saying, I...
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    So let me get this straight. You train and...

    So let me get this straight. You train and compete in a weight class (ie. 220). This is where your body weight normally resides. But you have a meet coming up, and the 220 weight class is pretty...
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    I respectfully disagree with you, Oni. There are...

    I respectfully disagree with you, Oni. There are reasons not to cut weight before a meet. Mainly, if your natural weight is near the top of a weight class. Also, although mild cutting is not...
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    What about a belt ?

    At what point do you think that a relatively new lifter should start using a belt, either/ or for squats or deadlifts. I am mentoring a guy who I think has potential to lift serious weight. He is...
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    Any PR broken is a plus thing. Now if it is a old...

    Any PR broken is a plus thing. Now if it is a old PR, you might wonder why it took you 2 years to get 5 pounds better, what you been doin all that time? Maybe you been away because of injury, or...
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    not if you hate yourself

    not if you hate yourself
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