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Old 08-22-2011, 02:24 PM   #1521
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Old 08-23-2011, 05:51 AM   #1522
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Hi, a friend of mine very kindly has offered to help me put on some mass and subsequently has been running a thread on efforts so far.

As he is currently (or at least should be) studying hard i thought i would join the site and post for myself saving him some time.

From what i have seen so far everyone on this forum is pritty serious so hopefully i can stop with arm curls, follow some good advice and actually put on some size!

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Old 08-23-2011, 06:00 AM   #1523
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You've made an excellent choice in joining Ken. Looking forward to seeing you progress.

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Old 08-23-2011, 06:02 AM   #1524
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As he is currently (or at least should be) studying hard...
That boy's never studying, always into lifting those silly weights! You need to have a word with him!

Welcome aboard, Ken.
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Old 08-23-2011, 06:05 AM   #1525
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Welcome to MAB, buddy. I really appreciate you taking the time.
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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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Old 08-23-2011, 06:10 AM   #1526
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the pleasure is mine mate, now please resume studying as exams do not pass themselves
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Old 08-23-2011, 07:26 AM   #1527
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Old 08-25-2011, 05:06 PM   #1528
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My name is Patrick, I am 29 and just getting into the whole powerlifting mentality. Actually been training since I was about 22 but an illness caused me to lose about 55 pounds so that messed me up a few years. I was more of a casual gym goer, I went a few times a week but the diet and intensity was off I feel.
Moved over to UK from Ireland a few months back and have been more serious since and see some encouraging signs. Recently broke the 300 barrier for both squat and deadlift (308 for both) but my bench is stuck solid in the 225-230 area (but this measurement is via multiple reps and not an actual 1RM balls out effort unlike the other 2). Cleaned 154 a few days ago and can push press about the same amount.
Probably already bored you lot with this life story!
Anyways, I am on Wendler's 5/3/1 for now and hoping it will give me results. Been too preoccupied with short termism and finally realize that it takes a hell of a lot of time to build something. Wish I knew this many years ago. Anyway, look forward to chatting with you guys and hopefully get some tips and inspiration.

P.S Strained a muscle in the lower back trying 319 deadlift on Monday. Made a stupid mistake by leaning forward as I pulled. Duh! Sore but I did a deload session today for my shoulders and planning more deload sessions for legs and chest on Sat and Sun. Better than sitting at home moping.
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Old 08-25-2011, 05:11 PM   #1529
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Welcome to the forum KuytRider! Good luck on surpassing your goals!
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Old 08-25-2011, 05:11 PM   #1530
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Welcome to the forum Kuytrider. Looking forward to learning more about you and your training. We can help you work on your deadlift form if you are able to video a lift. Hope you will consider starting a training log and sticking around. You'll get nothing but encouragement here.
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