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Old 10-17-2011, 09:30 AM   #11
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Originally Posted by BendtheBar View Post
Heck most 44 years olds have some sort of back problem. I am pulling over 600 pounds off the ground and feeling great.

So the next time someone says deadlifting is bad for the back, remind then the alternative (the couch) is 50 times worse.
True. I still marvel at the time I put my back out, bending down from my computer chair to pick something off the ground.
Now I pick 200+ kgs off the ground. I'm stronger than I've ever been in my whole life. And back complaints? Gone.
It's a miracle cure.
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PERSONAL RECORDS
Axle clean-press: 100 kgs (220 lbs)
Bench press: 135 kgs (298 lbs) - 1st PL meet 16th October 2011
Deadlift w/Barbell: 180 kgs (397 lbs)
Deadlift w/Hexbar: 225 kgs (496 lbs)
Farmers walk: 240 kgs (530 lbs), 50 feet
Front squat: 100 kgs (220 lbs)
Log clean-press: 100 kgs (220 lbs)
Strict OHP: 85 kgs (187 lbs) 3 reps
Tyre flip: 260 kgs (573 lbs), 100 feet
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