How many of you guys actually compete
- 02-25-2006, 06:37 PM
- 02-26-2006, 11:56 AM
02-28-2006, 10:34 AM
02-28-2006, 10:46 AM
I've done 6-strongman comps all in Waldorf MD
I'm doing the mid-atlantic strongman in may (in waldorf) and will do the "maryland strongman" in the summer........some big weights to be carried for us 200lbers in these shows, and the 231+ guys for an am. contest!!! lots of fun indeed.
03-01-2006, 05:33 PM
I've done 2 strongman shows, > 10 olympic lifting meets, and > 15 track and field (throwing) meets since 2000. I'm in my mid-40's.
Firm believer in
'It doesn't count if it ain't done in a meet'.
03-01-2006, 06:39 PM
I'm getting ready to start competing again, I did a lot of meets at 198 when I was in my 20's, now I'm trying to get down to 240. Problem is I took so many years off my lift's aren't real competitve for 240, a few meets should help it along. By the way I'm in Sumter, nowhere in between ya'all.
03-02-2006, 09:49 AM
What are the events/weighgts. My training partners might be going to the maryland show. He's a 231 lber like me.Originally Posted by Luke Whippo
03-02-2006, 05:28 PM
I'll be doing the pro-am in Oklahoma on May 20th in the 231's. It will be my 15th or 16th show...I think, have lost count!
03-02-2006, 05:42 PM
03-02-2006, 10:07 PM
03-02-2006, 10:13 PM
Sticks: Maybe if the 19 other guys competing have bad days!!
This is my first comp in a year and a half. Life got in the way for a while. I'm just looking forward to getting back into it and seeing how I stack up in Tulsa.
Good luck in your training in the upcoming comps!
03-03-2006, 11:16 AM
Originally Posted by Sticks
I don't know when or what the "maryland" will be yet, he hasn't put it out yet.
shouldn't be much differant than the mid-atlantic, but who knows?
farmers/yoke med. 260 an arm/715yoke for lights
290an arm/785 for heavies
axle for reps (no jerks, no continentals allowed) 215/255 clean ea. rep
tire 680 12-flips ea. group (rough for a light)
keg med. 3-kegs 20yards out and back ea. (all well over 200)
stones 6-stones 240-340lights 240-355heavies
03-03-2006, 12:34 PM
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