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Old 07-08-2013, 11:42 AM   #1
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Strict Overhead Press Competition!

2 variations:

1) Heavy - Weight to be used :75% of bw for men, 50% bw for women.
2) Moderate - Weight to be used :50% of bw for men, 33% bw for women.

-NO knee bend is allowed
-belt and wrist wraps are allowed
-must clearly lock out bar with a slight pause at the top
-Bar may NOT be motionless for any longer than 10 seconds
-May be seated or standing

Most reps lifted following these rules wins.
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Old 07-08-2013, 12:05 PM   #2
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Oh yeah, in for the win =)
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Old 07-08-2013, 12:07 PM   #3
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If I do this one, I'll have to go in the moderate group.
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Old 07-08-2013, 12:08 PM   #4
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ooooo Im in, this should be fun
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Getting some big pressers lined up. I don't want to derail my training right now, I've been on a good roll as of late. But Thursday is Military Press day and I'll be using 66% of my body weight. Not per the rules, but I'll post up anyways.
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Standing or seated. Hmm. But hey, I'll be in for this.
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I could definitely get more seated, but that's just not an option right now.
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Strict Overhead Press Competition!

2 variations:

1) Heavy - Weight to be used :75% of bw for men, 50% bw for women.
2) Moderate - Weight to be used :50% of bw for men, 33% bw for women.

-NO knee bend is allowed
-belt and wrist wraps are allowed
-must clearly lock out bar with a slight pause at the top
-Bar may NOT be motionless for any longer than 10 seconds
-May be seated or standing

Most reps lifted following these rules wins.
I am in, and will post a video. I will be in the 75% or more class of body weight (168, 8%)...This rocks.
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I might be able to get... 5-6 reps(?) @ Heavy. Possibly.

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Just forwarded this to a guy from my gym who could well win. BW of 103kgs and recent PB of strict 102.5kgs. Beast.
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