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Old 01-13-2013, 12:00 AM   #346
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Join Date: Mar 2011
Location: JimGym/CrewGym
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I wanted to stay as well Ben, but it came to the point where it was affecting me negatively mentally and I can't have that if I want to progress in any meaningful way on JB's program, which means everything to me.

I am referring mainly to a post where a member (not him) disrespected the sport of and all powerlifters. When I called him on it, he backtracked and said that is not what he meant. BS.

Again, I stayed as long as I could because I really liked helping out the young guys. However, even they were becoming mesmerized by him. Thus I felt even I was not helping much. When I feel I am not helping much it's time to go. Even tho there are many more knowledgeable lifter here than me, some with world records, I still feel I can help in other ways and I feel respected even tho I lift nowhere near what they do.

Thanks for allowing some discussion in your journal as well.
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Meet PR's: (May 2014) Raw Natural
Squat 475 lbs
Bench: 286 lbs
Deadlift: 501 lbs
Total: 1262 lbs
Age: 50

Gym PR's:
Squat: 495 lbs
Bench: 300 lbs
Deadlift: 520 lbs
Total: 1315 Lbs
Age 50
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