Great meet this weekend. Probably had the largest turn out ever for this meet, easily 60 - 70 lifters. The venue was amazing as well, props to Detroit Barbell for getting everything set up and running a smooth meet.
I weighed in the day before at 200.6. I would have tried to sweat out the last couple pounds if I were going for a National Record, but I wasn't, so I really didn't give a shit, I was hungry as fuck and just wanted to eat. Definitely bummed I didn't make 198 but in the end it doesn't really matter.
Went 8 for 9, just barely missing my last deadlift at lockout (grip). Totaled 1623 Raw, which is Raw Elite for 220's (finally), and would qualify me for the 2014 RUM.
I ended up with meet PR's on all 3 lifts, though my squat was pretty disappointing. I wasn't able to squat heavy the last month leading up to the meet due to knee problems and probably lost a good 20 pounds off my max. All in all I was very happy. I finally got my Raw Elite total, and my bench is making great progress again.
Last edited by Invain; 03-17-2013 at 09:48 AM.
Great lifting! Way to grind out that squat.
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Nice total. Awesome work with the double body weight plus bench
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Amazing bench. What makes it even more impressive is your grip is relatively narrow and your arch is not very big at all.
Awesome job bro!!! Maybe I'll see you at rum next year!
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Awesome job man.
What constitutes RAW for these types of meets? I noticed you were wearing some type of suit (I have very limited knowledge as to suits, so I'm just curious.)
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Nice lifting. Congratulations!
Awesome lifts, man.
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Very good job! Taht last DL was almost there!
Really impressive lifts there, great job!
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Best Lifts: | Goals:
SQ167.5(368.5) | 180(396)
BE112.5(247.5) | 120(265)
DL205(451) | 220(484)
Great lifting! You have very well-rounded numbers IMO. You obviously have that deadlift PR in you since you locked it before the drop.
Did you try and make weight and fall 2 lbs short or did you just walk-in and weigh 200 without trying?
Best Meet Lifts(Raw w/wraps):
@165- 435 SQ 270 BE 560 DL.....1255 total
@181- 515 SQ 295 BE 570 DL.....1375 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)
515 SQ 302.5 BE 585 DL
Very solid numbers. You're 440 bench was clean and fast! Better than your 2nd attempt. Nice lifting!