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Old 04-14-2010, 05:53 PM   #11
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Old 04-14-2010, 07:15 PM   #14
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Old 04-14-2010, 09:22 PM   #15
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Good news:

I got the 235! Wooo!


Bad news:


My hamstring strength is absolutely sh*tty. My lockout was solid, and I had perfect form, UNTIL I started pulling from the floor. And we all know that when the body has a weak area, the stronger area will compensate to lift the weight - in this case, my upper back/lower back is my strong point, and my hamstrings aren't...hence the lack of proper leg drive.

It is also because of a few other possible reasons:

1) I've been in a calorie deficit for 8.5 weeks.

2) I have lost strength from contest prep training/conditioning

3) Lack of my "psyching" music (mp3 broke )


I guess I'll try not to beat myself up too much about it - at least I know I can pull it!!

Time for some accessory work, it seems.


HOWEVER, I did get a very nice comment from the strongest guy in my gym after I finished my deadlift...it was the first time he ever spoke to me, for the entire 7+ months I've been at the gym, and he told me he was really impressed, and that he never saw a girl, much less a girl my size, pull that much. So it made me feel a little better.

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Old 04-14-2010, 09:26 PM   #16
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Old 04-14-2010, 09:34 PM   #17
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Lulz, you deadlift 415....if anything, I'm the one who feels like a pussy I hate feeling weak.
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Way to go!! You realize that you're outpulling alot of guys on this board. Myself included. True, our numbers may be bigger, but as a percentage of bodyweight, it's not even close. I'm most proud of you, kid.
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good job girl!! very strong you should be extremely proud of yourself!
Thanks guys. I guess I just always seem to envision myself as lifting something easy, and then I disappoint myself, lol. Not that it was a bad lift in itself, just that I don't like missing expectations

But at least I got it, I guess.
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