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Old 05-03-2013, 07:22 AM   #1
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HAHA, I love how they hide it in strongman. He wore shorts the whole time, then takes them off and what do we see.............multiply jack briefs

I just think its funny the WSM hides that kinda stuff. Prob for marketing reasons.
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Old 05-03-2013, 07:53 AM   #2
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HAHA, I love how they hide it in strongman. He wore shorts the whole time, then takes them off and what do we see.............multiply jack briefs

I just think its funny the WSM hides that kinda stuff. Prob for marketing reasons.
Vid blocked in the UK, however, I watched it on TV, so... See, I need you guys to highlight these things because I wouldn't have noticed it.

In theory, what sort of difference, in terms of possible lbs or percentage to the total etc, would that make? If it's possible to make an educated guess on that kind of thing, that is.
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I could see it being for marketing reasons. Some bigger comp, I think Fortissimus, was pretty open about it, and the announcers actually talked about the gear the guys were using.
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I could see it being for marketing reasons. Some bigger comp, I think Fortissimus, was pretty open about it, and the announcers actually talked about the gear the guys were using.
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Vid blocked in the UK, however, I watched it on TV, so... See, I need you guys to highlight these things because I wouldn't have noticed it.

In theory, what sort of difference, in terms of possible lbs or percentage to the total etc, would that make? If it's possible to make an educated guess on that kind of thing, that is.
It depends on the person Babs, really hard to say. I always thought I got a ton from mine, but after some raw squats recently, my thoughts are changing. Also the weights they are using are not like a typical barbell so that will change things as well.
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It depends on the person Babs, really hard to say. I always thought I got a ton from mine, but after some raw squats recently, my thoughts are changing. Also the weights they are using are not like a typical barbell so that will change things as well.
I suppose, it could act similar to a placebo in the form of a psychological safety net, due to the tightness of the briefs, the rebound which they know is available etc...even if there may be little to no carryover from the actual briefs.

A lot of weight lifted, either way; I was impressed when I saw it on TV.
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What I'm really curious is if there are specific things all high level strongmen use in comps, you know, past straps/belts/chalk/etc ... are they all rockin squat suits or is it a personal thing?
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I've been to a few strongman comps to watch a nephew compete. These guys changed into and out of briefs for the different events. I've heard some say that they love their briefs so much that they wear them to go shopping in
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What I'm really curious is if there are specific things all high level strongmen use in comps, you know, past straps/belts/chalk/etc ... are they all rockin squat suits or is it a personal thing?
Brute and I talked about this before. Different meets allow different things. He said their isnt much rhyme or reason that he can tell at most NAS events.
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