The new gym I joined had a lifting meet (not competition though). Just to see where you're at. We did three lifts: Squat, military press, and deadlift.
My results were...
Opened conservatively. Easy!
Could feel it on this one, but got it no problem.
I've never maxed out on it, and it's never been my forte, so I opened way light. This was a feather.
Could start to feel it, but still easy.
I pressed it perfectly fine, without any issues, but then I took a step backwards... grr! I didn't have in mind that we had to keep out feet planted. Miss.
No problem! A new PR for me. People were pretty impressed with this one, and it was the strongest deadlift out of anyone else.
Pretty happy overall... just wish I didn't take the step on that press. I lifted fairly conservatively; I wanted to make all my lifts. Next time I'll grind the second or last lift out. It was really fun; the best time I've had in years.
Might have pics or videos soon, not sure if people had taken any of me.
Last edited by CleverName; 05-03-2008 at 06:19 PM.
Congratulations, man! Way to go!
Squat - 595lbs -- 270kg -- Dec. 31, '09 (Provincial Record @100kg class)
Bench - 374lbs -- 170kg -- Dec 20, '08 (@100kg class)
Dead - 589lbs -- 267.5kg -- Dec 20, '08 (Provincial Record @100kg class)
Total: 1537lbs -- 697.5kg -- Dec 20, '08 (Provincial Record @ 100kg class)
Bench Only -- 358lbs -- 162.5kg -- Nov. 25, '07 (Provincial Record @ 90kg class)
Bench Only -- 376lbs -- 171kg -- Jan. 26, '08 (Provincial Record @ 100kg class)
Nice work man. Interesting that they have military press instead of benching (not that that's a bad thing).
Yeah I guess it's a Crossfit Total... not necessarily powerlifting. I'd prefer the bench though!
nice work...keep it up
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Strong military press.
Great job! Always fun to compete at something you already enjoy doing.
Current: 34 yrs. old 5'10.5'' 192 lbs.
Goals: 195 lbs. 12% bf by dec.09'
Long term goal: 225 lbs. 10-12% bf
Best Lifts bench:355 11/10/08 Deadlift:475 5/5/08
Squat:395 5/6/08.......Total:1225 RAW
Goals: 1275 total by Dec 09'
Long term goal: 1500 RAW
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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Last edited by NASAKYCHAIRMAN; 05-05-2008 at 05:45 AM.
so you addicted like the rest of us were after our first time!?
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great stuff,,keep training hard and congrats again..God bless
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