SS.org challenge: 1 Billion KG Powerlifts

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  1. MikeH

    MikeH Bring the gain

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    Transitioning from Smolov Jr. to The Cube Method. Ready to get on a well rounded PL program now that I've shocked my legs. Today was heavy deadlift day, and it felt great.

    Deadlift: 5x2 @ 285 (2,850)
    4" Block Pull: 2x4 @ 305 (2,440)
    2" Deficit Pull: 3x4 @ 270 (3,240)
    = 8,530 lbs/3,870.2 kg

    Total: 400,439 lbs/181,687.4 kg
    Personal: 200,555 lbs/90,995.9 kg
    Broke 200,000 lbs myself! :woot:
     
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    Winspear Tom Winspear Vendor

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    Nice! Looks like a fun session :D
    Squats 3x3 @147.5kg
    Bench 3x3 @ 90kg (seriously happy with this, every set is always a grind but I am getting a solid consist ant drive now)
    Deadlifts 4x8 @ 135kg ( :barf: Can I say I do cardio now? :lol: )
    Total 6457.5kg
    Personal 87787.5kg / 193538 lbs


    Total: 414,789 lbs/ 188,144.9 kg
     
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    Winspear Tom Winspear Vendor

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    Did a bunch of 5-7 second held breath pause squats with someone else calling. Brutal :lol:
    100kg 3x3
    110kg 1x5
    1450kg
    Personal total: 89237.5kg

    Total: 417,985.2 lbs/ 189,594.9 kg
     
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    Winspear Tom Winspear Vendor

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  5. MikeH

    MikeH Bring the gain

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    Chris Duffin is an absolute monster. Pretty sure he holds the world record squat at 220. First it was 846, I believe. And then he hit a 900 squat raw. Dude is insane.

    And today let me know just how badly I've been slacking on upper body. :lol: Bench for reps day, and I surely felt it.

    Bench press: 12/10/8 @ 155 = 4,650 lbs
    Close-grip bench: 3x3 @ 165 = 1,485 lbs
    1" Board Pause Bench: 3x6 @ 145 = 2,610 lbs
    = 8,745 lbs/3,967.8 kg

    Total: 426,730 lbs/193,616.2 kg
    Personal: 209,300 lbs/94,963.7 kg
     
  6. MikeH

    MikeH Bring the gain

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    Switched my bodybuilding and squat days for this week's Cube programming, as I'm lifting at a real powerlifting gym on Saturday and plan on hitting a squat PR of at least 30 lbs. So, unfortunately didn't add to my total, unless we're counting military press, which really isn't in the big 3.
     
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    Winspear Tom Winspear Vendor

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    Squat 125kg 6,8,7,5
    Deadlift 162.5kg 3x3, 152.5kg 1x3
    Total = 5170kg
    Personal total = 94407.5kg

    Total: 438249 lbs/198786.2 kg
     
  8. MikeH

    MikeH Bring the gain

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    Had an awesome day with the Colerain Barbell gang at Powerstation Gym. Hit a whopping 60 lb. PR squat with no belt and loose knee wraps. My goal was to hit 365 today, and I ended up smashing 375. Which means I matched my deadlift PR…..which also means I need to test my deadlift again. :lol: I'm super pumped about the PR, and really hoping I get my Air Force ship date for BMT so I can decide whether or not to compete before I leave.

    Squat: 75x5 (375), 145x3 (435), 195x3 (585), 235x2 (470), 285x1, 325x1 (PR), 345x1 (PR), 365x1 (PR), 375x1 (PR)
    = 3,560
    Olympic Squat: 2x5 @ 215
    = 2,150
    2-second Pause Squat: 3x4 @ 185
    = 2,220
    = 7,930 lbs/3,598 kg

    Total: 446,179 lbs/202,440.6 kg
    Personal: 217,230 lbs/98,561.7 kg
     
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    Winspear Tom Winspear Vendor

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    Beast!! Gotta catch you up again :D Really hoping for 380 in Novembers comp
     
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    Yo_Wattup Kick the Butterfly

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    According to my math, it should take only 1665 more pages for you guys to reach 1 bil.
    Good luck :lol: :lol: :lol:
     
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    MikeH Bring the gain

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    I'm fairly confident that I could hit 395-405 with tight wraps and a belt. My depth was good, and I felt like I had good form. My wraps were so loose that you can see my knee cap slip out at the bottom of the lift. :lol:
     
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    MikeH Bring the gain

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    Some Animal motivation for everyone's beginning to their week.
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    MikeH Bring the gain

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    Also, holy shit at first dude's hamstrings. I didn't know that was a thing!
     
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    Winspear Tom Winspear Vendor

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    Woah I had to double take there, I would've thought it was his other leg if the camera angle made that possible :lol:

    Just back from the gym, bench was questionable today. I put up a grindy but solid and controlled 3x3 with 90kg last week. Today I barely managed 3x2 with spotting on the second reps! I was doing it in the power rack on a different bench but it felt ok...I also hit the lockout pin press with 140kg last Friday so who knows..I would have thought the recovery was fine but I'll chalk it up to these two variables. Deadlifted before bench which is different too but eh..A bit annoyed as I really wanted a solid one today - only one more bench day left before the bench meet!
    Squats were cool :D

    Squats 3x3 @ 150kg
    Bench 3x2 @ 90kg
    Deadlift 4x8 @ 130kg
    Total = 6050kg
    Personal total = 100,457.5kg :hbang:

    Total = 208,490.6kg / 459,643 lbs
     
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    MikeH Bring the gain

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    Two PRs in three days? I'm about it. Today was supposed to be explosive deadlifts, but I realized it's probably in my best interest to retest all of my maxes before continuing with regular training, that way I can accurately calculate my percentages for The Cube based on my current strength levels. Finally made it to the 400 club on the deadlift today. Worked my way up slowly, and was actually pretty surprised with the speed coming through my typical sticking point (about 6" off the ground). More motivation, more fuel for the fire. Also, that puts my total past 1,000. :flex:

    Deadlift: 1x5 @ 145 (725), 1x3 @ 235 (705), 1x2 @ 325 (650), 1x1 @ 375 (matched beltless PR), 1x1 @ 400 (PR) (2,855)
    4" Block pulls: 2x5 @ 265 (2,650)
    2" Deficit pulls: 3x8 @ 215 (5,160)
    = 10,665 lbs/4,838.9 kg

    Total: 470,308 lbs/213,388.4 kg
    Personal: 227,895 lbs/103,400.6 kg

    100,000+ kg myself
    :taunt:
     
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    MemphisHawk Japan's One And Only

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    I had to meet some people at the gym this morning before my Ultra-Marathon training run, so I did some light bench press so I would have an excuse to post here.



    1x20 @ 95 (1900lbs / 861.8kg)
    1x15 @ 115 (1,725 / 782.4kg)
    1x7 @ 135 (945 / 428.6kg)
    = 4,570 lbs/2073kg

    Total: 474,878 lbs/215,461.4 kg
    Personal : 15,370 lbs / 6,971.7 kg
     
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    Winspear Tom Winspear Vendor

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    Grats on the PR :D

    I went back to the bench yesterday. Had to reassure myself that I could hit 90kg for triples, even the day after benching haha. It worked out so I guess it was the different bench and rack setup etc that messed me up!

    2x3 @ 90kg = 540kg
    Personal total = 100,997.5kg
    Total: 476,202 lbs/216,001.4 kg
     
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    Winspear Tom Winspear Vendor

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    Forgot I hit a third set on 80kg yesterday too :) = 240kg
    Pause squats today:
    5x5 @ 90kg = 2250kg
    Total = 2490kg
    Personal total = 103,487.5kg
    218,491.4kg/481,691lbs
     
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    MikeH Bring the gain

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    Heavy bench day yesterday. Tried going for a PR, but neglecting my bench for 4 weeks was not the best idea for that. :lol:

    Bench: Bar x7, 135 x5, 185 x3, 225x1, 245 x0, 235 x0
    Close-grip bench: 3x2 @ 190
    1" 2-second pause bench: 2x5 @ 170
    = 4,610 lbs

    Total: 486,301 lbs/220,744.7 kg
    Personal: 232,505 lbs/105,492.3 kg
     
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