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Old 12-24-2012, 09:33 AM   #11
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Thanks a lot guys. She has motivation issues sometimes because she doesn't realize how exceptional she is. I always tell her that with her build and natural strength there's no reason she can't be competing for titles at the state level within 5 years. As a smaller, lighter female powerlifter she doesn't have anything to compare herself to, and it gets to her that I can move so much more than her even though I weigh twice as much as her and am a foot taller.
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Thanks a lot guys. She has motivation issues sometimes because she doesn't realize how exceptional she is. I always tell her that with her build and natural strength there's no reason she can't be competing for titles at the state level within 5 years. As a smaller, lighter female powerlifter she doesn't have anything to compare herself to, and it gets to her that I can move so much more than her even though I weigh twice as much as her and am a foot taller.
Maybe withing a a year or two. depending on how fast she progresses. I think the raw national USAPL record for 105 pound women is barely over 600. 600-700 would be pretty impressive.

Anyway, good luck and smash PRs!

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Good to be around again. We are finally settles in here at Ft. Hood, so I'm starting to have time to relax again. I can't wait to get serious again with my training.
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Thanks a lot guys. She has motivation issues sometimes because she doesn't realize how exceptional she is. I always tell her that with her build and natural strength there's no reason she can't be competing for titles at the state level within 5 years. As a smaller, lighter female powerlifter she doesn't have anything to compare herself to, and it gets to her that I can move so much more than her even though I weigh twice as much as her and am a foot taller.
I was just nosing around the internet for some other stuff and came upon this, which might be of some use as a goal etc. There's also an image there:

If you are not sure if you are deadlifting correctly, my advice is to ask this gal who weighs 114lbs and can dead lift 265lbs.


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Just let your wife know that most women never pick up a barbell or weight plate let alone the amount that she has, that speaks volumes to begin with.
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