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Old 06-23-2012, 09:50 AM   #1
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This cracked me up. On another forum, a member stated: (paraphrase)

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I saw a man over 50 years old deadlifting 330 pounds so when I realized how old he was I got out my camera and started filming because I thought it was worth recording and close to a record.

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Just to let you know 330 pounds at age 50 isn't really that impressive.
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Old 06-23-2012, 09:52 AM   #2
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Old 06-23-2012, 09:55 AM   #3
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Deadlifting 330 lbs at any age is impressive.
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Old 06-23-2012, 10:00 AM   #4
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It was probably worth taping just to see somebody working hard with a barbell.
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Old 06-23-2012, 10:03 AM   #5
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Hey look! Someone using a barbell and not benching!

Get a camera!
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I'll be deadlifting Tuesday. Bring the camera. Singles for 370 is on the menu. Maybe more if it feels good.
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I'll be deadlifting Tuesday. Bring the camera. Singles for 370 is on the menu. Maybe more if it feels good.
Tell the teens you're setting a world record. They just might believe it.
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Deadlifting 330 lbs at any age is impressive.
Not really but ok.
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No? You think the average person can just go in and pull 330? Im new at this, but I'm pretty sure it takes some decent work to get that strong.
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Average people are lame, doing something that the average person can't do shouldn't be the standard of impressiveness.
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