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Old 12-31-2011, 09:53 AM   #1
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A simple idea I had for a thread. ITT (in this thread) you post a number of pounds or kilo grams that was or is significant to you and why it is so. It could be a max that was important, or a light weight that 'represents the first step in progression' etc. Maybe something involving a story.
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Old 12-31-2011, 10:04 AM   #2
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My biggest would be...

500

After my comeback to the iron in 2007 I worked my tail off and really wasn't watching numbers too much. I had never really focused on numbers and number goals as much as progression.

One day I realized I might have a shot at a 500 pound squat. I tried it and hit it.

That was the first time I have ever been excited about a specific number, and started my transition over to more of a strength focused mindset.
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Old 12-31-2011, 01:24 PM   #3
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For me a signifigant number will always be 315, or 3pps. I know it's nothing to guys who move seirous iron, but it's a signifigant milestone for people who move weight as a hobby, and most people who even try to be serious in a gym will never move it with good form. I can rep out with it for dead lifts and squats, but it'll take some more time and work to get it on bench.
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20kg, because it's the first time, this year, that I managed to jerk it with the left arm and never thought I would be able to do so even though it was easy with the right arm; it just seemed out of reach, for the left arm, but now, it means that the next load up is not necessarily out of reach either.
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Old 12-31-2011, 02:10 PM   #5
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600. I want to get to 600kg. Bench 150kg, deep squat 200kg, deadlift 250kg.. Raw, using just belt. That is my dream. And Im pissed that my training partner is already there!
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227.5kgs

The number I squatted raw at my last meet in memory of Jesse Israel, a good guy who sadly passed this year before he could beat me to it.

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500

A squat I've had my eyes set on for a long time and one I've been inching closer toward every passing day. With a lot of luck, I hope to hit it within a year and a half. "Only" 75lbs to go!
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315.

315 strict seated military press. I missed today. I hate missing a lift I thought I would have.
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300 lbs

It's the weight of a standard Olympic barbell set sold at stores. I've always wanted the ability to just walk into a store and put that dude overhead. But since I don't train for it...
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180.

180 kilos was a big goal in the squat for me, so much so that I stood still at 170 for a good couple years.

I can't quite recall what spiked my confidence, but the first time I squatted 180 I doubled it! Imagine that after attempting it for a couple years. Then within just a couple of months I had shot up to 210kg.

Power of the mind eh!
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