Separating the Men From the Boys... The Deadlift Competiton

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  1. Someone else suggested this



  2. Quote Originally Posted by MrKleen73 View Post
    Man it isn't to often I fit into the category with the little guys but I have to place myself there in this group. LOL
    **** with the numbers some of these dudes pullin put me in the lil group too
    Bench - 355
    Squat - 405
    Deadlift - 600
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  3. Meet Vid

    Successful 677dl and 705 close miss

    YouTube - SPF Bay Area Dustin Speed

    I think I was 305 or so.

    Did it clean.

  4. Nice posts you guys. Let's keep them coming, let's start prepping for the big lift this week or early next week. This is going to be the first of the max effort attempts. Give it your best, then spend the next two weeks preparing for the next max effort! Grit your teeth, dig deep, and pull!!!
    ...GMG760 Version 2.0 ... Back from the dead.

  5. Quote Originally Posted by MongoSS View Post
    Meet Vid

    Successful 677dl and 705 close miss

    YouTube - SPF Bay Area Dustin Speed

    I think I was 305 or so.

    Did it clean.
    holy **** you're ****ing huge. i can only dream..
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  6. Nice stuff man awesome lifts! I am really trying to decide if I can safely allow myself in this contest. I will just lift tomorrow and see how it feels with a little heavier weight. If it feels good I will hit heavy as I can on Saturday.

    Does anyone have a good recommendation on weight progression in warm up for a max so I don't blow my load before I get to my max? I don't have any experience with this and I know there are a lot of good recommendations with this group of guys. I was thinking I should be pulling about 405-425 since I haven't pulled heavy in a long time so say if I were going to try a max at 425 how many warm ups should I do, how long in between them and what percentage of weights as well as reps should I do for each warm up.
    Live Hard, Laugh Hard, Love Hard and Heal Fast! - KLEEN
    Current Training Log -
    http://anabolicminds.com/forum/workout-logs/276206-kleen-strong-body.html

  7. Quote Originally Posted by MrKleen73 View Post
    Does anyone have a good recommendation on weight progression in warm up for a max so I don't blow my load before I get to my max? I don't have any experience with this and I know there are a lot of good recommendations with this group of guys. I was thinking I should be pulling about 405-425 since I haven't pulled heavy in a long time so say if I were going to try a max at 425 how many warm ups should I do, how long in between them and what percentage of weights as well as reps should I do for each warm up.
    This might work for you

    135 x 10
    225 x 8
    315 x 2-4
    405 x 1
    435 x 1 (you got it in ya!!!)

  8. 19 yrs old, 355 max at 170lbs(no belt or straps). Most ive tried at least, all natural and just recently started DL about 2 months ago. Nothing to brag about but i thought id join in. 355/170=2.09

  9. ok so my max numbers suck lol, oh well, something to shoot for.
    5'7
    36 y/o
    355/255=1.39
    on cycle as of today
    no straps, only wearing belt for 1 rep max attempts.

  10. Quote Originally Posted by Mongo97 View Post
    lower back is still recovering right now how long is this going to run. If its for a few months Ill be in. 26 245 5'9" 455x5 straps. as soon as I feel good enough to hit heavy deads Ill go raw and see what my numbers are and update.
    forgot to add i am off cycle.

  11. Quote Originally Posted by MongoSS View Post
    Meet Vid

    Successful 677dl and 705 close miss

    YouTube - SPF Bay Area Dustin Speed

    I think I was 305 or so.

    Did it clean.
    Let me help you out, bro

    NSCA - CSCS

  12. Quote Originally Posted by mxmatt15 View Post
    19 yrs old, 355 max at 170lbs(no belt or straps). Most ive tried at least, all natural and just recently started DL about 2 months ago. Nothing to brag about but i thought id join in. 355/170=2.09
    Quote Originally Posted by bigsexy74 View Post
    ok so my max numbers suck lol, oh well, something to shoot for.
    5'7
    36 y/o
    355/255=1.39
    on cycle as of today
    no straps, only wearing belt for 1 rep max attempts.
    Quote Originally Posted by Mongo97 View Post
    forgot to add i am off cycle.
    Welcome guys! It seems we have our first on cycle contestant, hopefully we will fill in the league with more contestants. Mind putting what you are running, just so we have an idea (IE methyltrienalone will have a different effect on your deadlift numbers than furazabol),

    I will do a contestant and DL #'s update tonight.
    ...GMG760 Version 2.0 ... Back from the dead.

  13. Quote Originally Posted by MrKleen73 View Post
    Does anyone have a good recommendation on weight progression in warm up for a max so I don't blow my load before I get to my max? I don't have any experience with this and I know there are a lot of good recommendations with this group of guys. I was thinking I should be pulling about 405-425 since I haven't pulled heavy in a long time so say if I were going to try a max at 425 how many warm ups should I do, how long in between them and what percentage of weights as well as reps should I do for each warm up.
    if you're simply trying for a 1RM you should have less volume on wu. 1'd do some leg presses at almost no weight to warm up knees and hams. then do 135 x 3, 225 x 3 (possibly twice depending how you feel), and 315 x 1. then just put on 405 and go. very low volume therefore not much growth stimulus but you'd set the PR.

  14. An old boy dropping in to see how the young men do it.

    My best was 610 raw grip and it was before ever taking AAS or even natty test-boosters. LOL

    I did SLDL's 11 days ago and hit 415 for 10 reps. Strapped. That will have to suffice....

    I gave up on maxing out and the whole "wanna be a powerlifter" thingy after I tore my right pec 3 and 1/2 years ago. Now it's heavy weights, but for reps.
    THE PAIN YOU ENDURE TODAY WILL PRODUCE THE POWER YOU ENJOY TOMORROW!!

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  15. I am good to go on Wednesday guys. Hoping for 470-475 @ 202, however, I think that I might be reaching a bit.
    Mr. Supps Board Rep

  16. Quote Originally Posted by GMG760 View Post
    Welcome guys! It seems we have our first on cycle contestant, hopefully we will fill in the league with more contestants. Mind putting what you are running, just so we have an idea (IE methyltrienalone will have a different effect on your deadlift numbers than furazabol),

    I will do a contestant and DL #'s update tonight.
    superdrol

  17. Dead Lifts - 135x8, 225x8, 315x8, 365x5, 415x3 at 207 so 2 times body weight for 3 reps. all done with only gloves on to protect my purdy hands, no belt, no wraps. LOL I should have only done 6 on the 315 set and I may have gone up to 425. O now I could have gotten 5 on 415 with raps. I wasn't having a problem lifting the weight but holding on to it on the 415 set was a bitch! Considering I have done NO GRIP WORK in a very long time from my tendinitis. I have been using wraps on every pulling lift for about 6 months now. So knowing that and that I haven't been dead lifting for a while this is DAMN good stuff for me. I am definitely impressed with this lift for me.

    Yeah you guys were right about volume. I think can go heavier with less of a warm up. I meant the 8 on 135 and 225, but meant for 6 on 315 but it was so easy I just kept pulling and then was like oops put it down. Either way coolest thing is that I did not hurt my shoulder at all doing these. I was afraid I would feel some pain and then rip, but nothing of the sort. Even now the shoulder is feeling stellar.
    Live Hard, Laugh Hard, Love Hard and Heal Fast! - KLEEN
    Current Training Log -
    http://anabolicminds.com/forum/workout-logs/276206-kleen-strong-body.html

  18. Is it just me, or do you guys find it easier to DL with chalk over gloves?

  19. Quote Originally Posted by Killerkanadia View Post
    Is it just me, or do you guys find it easier to DL with chalk over gloves?
    I cant stand deadlifting with gloves, and I love deadlifting with chalk.

  20. ill join in on this...age 21, 5'10", 190 pounds,raw grip and off cycle my best ever was 390, so 390/190=2.05
    http://anabolicminds.com/forum/supplement-reviews-logs/173268-repthats-logging-adamantium.html#post2832363

  21. So, my first attempt was a success. I pulled 135x8, 225x5, 315x4, 405x1, then 435x1. I attempted 465, but I ran out of gas. I think I have 465 if I went from like 375ish straight to it. We'll see in 2 more weeks. I pulled with a belt, no hormones, chalk for my grip. Finished off the deadlifts with 315x8, 315x6, 315x4, 225x6 and wrapped up my back workout with some pull ups and rows. Did a little biceps, but my tank was on empty after the deads. Felt good though, was the most I've ever pulled raw grip or off cycle for that matter. STOKED!
    ...GMG760 Version 2.0 ... Back from the dead.

  22. Quote Originally Posted by GMG760 View Post
    So, my first attempt was a success. I pulled 135x8, 225x5, 315x4, 405x1, then 435x1. I attempted 465, but I ran out of gas. I think I have 465 if I went from like 375ish straight to it. We'll see in 2 more weeks. I pulled with a belt, no hormones, chalk for my grip. Finished off the deadlifts with 315x8, 315x6, 315x4, 225x6 and wrapped up my back workout with some pull ups and rows. Did a little biceps, but my tank was on empty after the deads. Felt good though, was the most I've ever pulled raw grip or off cycle for that matter. STOKED!
    Hell ya good ish man. I know how maxing can wear u out. It def whooped my ass today.

  23. Went light today due to my competition on Sat.

    225 x 10
    315 x 8
    405 x 6
    405 x 6
    405 x 6

    All without straps or belt...just chalk and grit ;-)

  24. Nice..It isnt in my new workout but I will attempt a new max. Got me a new belt just for this competiton...LOL. We shall see. A bit under the weather today...BUT IM NOT MAKING ANY EXCUSES!!!!!

    RECOVERBRO



  25. Yeah guys I honestly think I could have gone up if I were using chalk instead of gloves, but I am not complaining on 415x3. I may order up some liquid chalk and see how my hands hold up to that. I know it sounds goofy but I try to keep my hands in good shape, not all caloused up.
    Live Hard, Laugh Hard, Love Hard and Heal Fast! - KLEEN
    Current Training Log -
    http://anabolicminds.com/forum/workout-logs/276206-kleen-strong-body.html
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