Originally Posted by Fazc
This type of discussion has been played out a lot, in the end I don't think these are supposed to be 'best of' targets. But they are very respectable numbers that you could achieve with a lot of hard work and some luck. A 198lbs lifter would be expected to lift in the region of:
Far from impossible but still enough to set him apart from most lifters, especially at a trim 198lbs.
I agree those totals are enough to set you apart. I got confused when they were listed as pro totals. I dont pay alot of attention to that stuff because there are so many federations with different standards and judging. I apologize if I came off as arrogant. It was not my intention.