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Old 10-27-2014, 03:50 PM   #1
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Josh Mac takes a look at the myths and misconceptions surrounding powerlifting meets =>

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Old 10-27-2014, 04:06 PM   #2
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I like Josh's take.

And anyone who quotes Ayn Rand and has a pic of btb squatting is alright in my book.

I think I'll right a purely comical article on the same subject for MAB.
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Good article. Man, I'm chomping at the bit to compete. I'm doing it asap once I'm back in Florida.
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I feel like a major hold-up for some people that was missed in the article is the financial side of it. $75 - $100 for all the positive things mentioned in the article is a lot of money for some folks, and outweighs the benefits of competing in anything other than PR max days or an informal competition with your buddies.
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I feel like a major hold-up for some people that was missed in the article is the financial side of it. $75 - $100 for all the positive things mentioned in the article is a lot of money for some folks, and outweighs the benefits of competing in anything other than PR max days or an informal competition with your buddies.
Actually that's a big part of it for me. The only meets around here are 2 hours away, which means I have to drive the day before and stay in a hotel. Not a big deal to some, but I have a family which means 4 people in the car, 4 people in the hotel, and meals for 4 people for 2 days. That's an easy $250 just to compete in an amateur competition.
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