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The Five Biggest Contradictions in Fitness

Itís no secret that when people contradict themselves, it has the effect of making the flaws in their actions or statements seem glaringly obvious. But what about when WE ourselves get caught contradicting ourselves by someone else?

By: Nick Tumminello Added: January 6th, 2014
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  1. #1
    Back in business WBBIRL's Avatar
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    Powerlifting competitions

    I live in cambria county PA (about an hour east of pittsburgh PA) and I was wondering how to find some powerlifting meets in my area. I plan on competiting next year? I'd also be willing to travel up to 2-3 hours away to do the meet.

    Not sure even which federation to lift in or any of that jazz... I'd probably like to do my first one raw since I won't be able to have enough time to get and train in gear by then especially since I'm on an epic cut right now.

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    SFW! drew's Avatar
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    Search it bro.

    Stats: Age: 34 Weight: 205 Height: 5'6"
    Gym PRs: Squat:635 Bench:560 Deadlift:495
    Meet PRs: Squat:575 Bench:525 Deadlift:510 Total: 1605@220

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    HomeYield WillKuenzel's Avatar
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    Find a federation that has a lot of meets in your area using powerliftingwatch, and then use that federations website to stay updated. Powerliftingwatch can sometimes be a few weeks or even a month behind if meet promoters don't send in the information to PLwatch. That you have adequate time to prepare and make arrangements if necessary.
    What is elite?
    "Those who work the hardest often complain the least." -anonymous
    Pain is inevitable. Suffering is optional.

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    Gaglione Strength Chris Rodgers's Avatar
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    The IPA definitely runs meets there. One of my training partners has a house in PA and lives there half the week. He has done a few meets down there.
    Best Meet Lifts(Raw w/wraps):
    @165- 435 SQ 270 BE 560 DL.....1255 total
    @181- 535 SQ 300 BE 570 DL.....1400 total
    Best Meet Lifts(Multi-ply):
    @148- 575 SQ 315 BE 515 DL.....1400 total
    @165- 680 SQ 380 BE 540 DL.....1555 total
    @181- 700 SQ 375 BE 535 DL.....1605 total
    Best Gym Lifts(Raw w/wraps)
    545 SQ 305 BE 585 DL

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    Back in business WBBIRL's Avatar
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    Thanks a bunch guys I'll check it out.

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