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slashkills
02-21-2009, 12:08 PM
I found this article on t-nation. Just wondering what your thoughts where on the table about half way down the page. I personally think that those numbers are a little bit high.
http://www.t-nation.com/free_online_article/sports_body_training_performance/are_you_strong_find_out_right_now_with_these_strength_standards

Sensei
02-21-2009, 12:21 PM
I actually think some of those are a little low, but it's fine.

waynedang
02-21-2009, 12:22 PM
Seems about right

evilxxx
02-21-2009, 12:26 PM
They seem ok to me, I am mostly on great on more than half of the stuff and good on the others...except fot the elbow planks, never done those things.

Bako Lifter
02-21-2009, 12:30 PM
30 lbs on bench and dead before I'm great :). Numbers are too low if you go by BW times X.

joelhall
02-21-2009, 01:35 PM
i suppose the x bodyweight levels are ok, but i agree with sensei - the numbers seem a little low to me, though thats just an opinion.

Ben Moore
02-21-2009, 01:42 PM
I actually think some of those are a little low, but it's fine.

Agreed...

cphafner
02-21-2009, 01:57 PM
They seem right for the average gym. Of course they would be low for competitve pling.

slashkills
02-21-2009, 09:13 PM
thanks guys, guess i still have a ways to go. Also i figured i would ask it here instead of creating a new thread, but what is the main difference between a romanian deadlift and a deadlift? In the romanian deadlift you sink your hips more before the pull right?

littleman19
02-21-2009, 09:43 PM
so i read "pull-ups" on the left and then looked to the right and saw 90 under "great". i was like ":omg: i thought i was good at pull-ups. **** i though being able to do 40 was awesome. then i realized i looked at the push-ups number haha.

BigDanny817
02-21-2009, 10:07 PM
I have a lot of work to due.

Brian Hopper
02-21-2009, 10:35 PM
thanks guys, guess i still have a ways to go. Also i figured i would ask it here instead of creating a new thread, but what is the main difference between a romanian deadlift and a deadlift? In the romanian deadlift you sink your hips more before the pull right?


Someone correct me if im wrong but I think the Romanian DL is similar to a Still legged DL, but your knees are at a slight bend instead of being locked.

MBertrand
02-22-2009, 01:18 PM
ha, I remember reading that a while ago and thinking it seemed pretty heavy, now I think it's a little light...

kinda cool

slashkills
02-22-2009, 01:22 PM
Someone correct me if im wrong but I think the Romanian DL is similar to a Still legged DL, but your knees are at a slight bend instead of being locked.

thanks

Detard
02-22-2009, 02:30 PM
Romanian you dont let the bar touch the floor at all.

ELmx479
02-22-2009, 03:37 PM
Well using that chart it looks like this for me..

Squat - Sucks
Bench - Decent
DL - Good

sayagain
02-22-2009, 10:35 PM
I think the numbers seem right for the average gym-goer. They are probably a little low for powerlifting gyms, but I've been to several gyms and those seem like decent numbers for the average person. I fall in the great category on the big three, so thats good.