|03-21-2013, 11:45 AM||#1|
Join Date: Dec 2012
Location: Greater DC area
Training Exp: since 2006
Training Type: Other
Fav Exercise: Deadlift
Fav Supp: EGGS & BACON
How do you know if you are gonna be better at RAW vs GEARED lifting?
|03-25-2013, 07:34 AM||#2|
Join Date: Aug 2010
Location: Kalamazoo, MI
Training Exp: 3
Training Type: Starting Strength
Fav Exercise: Heavy bar work
Fav Supp: Steak
I don't believe that anyone is "meant" to be one way or the other. It's a choice the lifter has to make.
My Training Log
Personal tips that I've learned along my still short journey:
Leave your ego at the door.
Prepare. Showing up dehydrated, hungry, and tired will guarantee failure.
Be ready to fight for that grinder of a PR.
Listen and learn. Absorb everything you can, and assimilate that knowledge.
Top Gym lifts:
|03-25-2013, 07:41 AM||#3|
Join Date: May 2011
Location: Ft. Hood, Tx
Training Exp: On and off for 17 years.
Training Type: ARGH!!!
Fav Exercise: Bosu kickback pistols
Fav Supp: Crack on a trisket
I've been told that people are sometimes much better at one than the other. I'm hoping to be one of those that blossoms in gear, lol. As for knowing before you actually get some gear on, I have no idea how you would do that.
Current PRs at 242- 495, 345, 585, 1425
|03-25-2013, 07:45 AM||#4|
Join Date: Apr 2010
Training Exp: 5
Training Type: Strongman
Fav Exercise: Cable flyes
Fav Supp: Celltech
Get as strong as you possibly can, then add gear.
|03-25-2013, 09:51 AM||#5|
Join Date: Feb 2011
Location: Richmond, VA
Training Exp: in 3rd year
Training Type: Powerlifting
Fav Exercise: Deadlift
Fav Supp: Food
I'm with Swede. I want to see how far I can I can get raw. Even if there was some matrix that said I'd be better geared, I'd still want to max myself out raw before ever trying gear.
I am Anton Zdravko Martin!
Best meet lifts: Sq 150 Kg (330 lb), Bench 120 Kg (264), DL 160 (352) @89 Kg (197)
Best gym lifts: Sq 375, Bench 280 (pause), DL 385 @205 or less
Goals beyond my wildest dreams, 600 Kg raw total, 200/160/240
Hack away at anything which isn't essential. Do what you love, and do it often. Fazc.
Everything competes for recovery so more assistance is not always the best idea. miked96
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