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    First Meet

    The warm-up room is a lonely lonely place
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    Concentrate Bro u need to be in ur head no where else get after it
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    Wide brother, where the hell have u been?
    Anyhow you got this brother. The only competition is you in the mirror brother, so enjoy the solitude.....and show them what you came to do.
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    It's over by now.
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    Good for you for getting on the platform! Post up the weight class and #'s.
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    Hope it all went well brother wide.
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    Hope everything went smooth wide.

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    ****ing terrible. I cut 10lbs to make 181 in the Raw Classic and finished with an embarrassing 920 total. Keep in mind I'm not on anything, but still...

    The only number I was ok with was a 420 deadlift. I was stapled on bench once then got it but was red lighted, which I thought was good but I guess not. As far as everything else goes, everyone else was there with a team and I was the only guy solo. Anyone thinking about competing, don't go unless you've a support group with you. You'll be pushed out of the way for warm-ups and pretty much everything else.

    This beer I'm drinking is the highlight of my night. Until I pop a titty in my mouth later that is
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    Originally Posted by widehips71 View Post
    ****ing terrible. I cut 10lbs to make 181 in the Raw Classic and finished with an embarrassing 920 total. Keep in mind I'm not on anything, but still...

    The only number I was ok with was a 420 deadlift. I was stapled on bench once then got it but was red lighted, which I thought was good but I guess not. As far as everything else goes, everyone else was there with a team and I was the only guy solo. Anyone thinking about competing, don't go unless you've a support group with you. You'll be pushed out of the way for warm-ups and pretty much everything else.

    This beer I'm drinking is the highlight of my night. Until I pop a titty in my mouth later that is
    Shitty deal bro, but on the lighter side tell us a story about how the titty thing goes later.

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    Originally Posted by widehips71 View Post
    ****ing terrible. I cut 10lbs to make 181 in the Raw Classic and finished with an embarrassing 920 total. Keep in mind I'm not on anything, but still...

    The only number I was ok with was a 420 deadlift. I was stapled on bench once then got it but was red lighted, which I thought was good but I guess not. As far as everything else goes, everyone else was there with a team and I was the only guy solo. Anyone thinking about competing, don't go unless you've a support group with you. You'll be pushed out of the way for warm-ups and pretty much everything else.

    This beer I'm drinking is the highlight of my night. Until I pop a titty in my mouth later that is
    What was your squat and bench?

    And the trick to the warm up area is to just get under the bar. **** everyone else and their needs. Just get under the bar, cut in line, take plates. Whatever you have to do.
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    Rest in Peace Robot Lord. First round of Natty Boh is on me when I make it up there with you brother.

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    Wide don't let the total beat you up man. Don't stress it. You can now say that u have a meet under your belt. And know what to expect. Now u can go into the next one with support of some people and know what to do to get yourself ready.

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    Originally Posted by PillarofBalance View Post
    What was your squat and bench?

    And the trick to the warm up area is to just get under the bar. **** everyone else and their needs. Just get under the bar, cut in line, take plates. Whatever you have to do.

    Yea this^^^^^^

    When you see a weight on the bar that you need to warm up with just get under there and do it. **** em.

    Like Ecks said don't let the number get in your head. You did something that most guys are afraid to do. No one here is gonna give you any shit about it. You went and did the best you could do on that day.

    Great job brother and thanks.
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    Originally Posted by widehips71 View Post
    ****ing terrible. I cut 10lbs to make 181 in the Raw Classic and finished with an embarrassing 920 total. Keep in mind I'm not on anything, but still...

    The only number I was ok with was a 420 deadlift. I was stapled on bench once then got it but was red lighted, which I thought was good but I guess not. As far as everything else goes, everyone else was there with a team and I was the only guy solo. Anyone thinking about competing, don't go unless you've a support group with you. You'll be pushed out of the way for warm-ups and pretty much everything else.

    This beer I'm drinking is the highlight of my night. Until I pop a titty in my mouth later that is

    Your in the books and have a meet under your belt. Only place to go now is up. Most guys don't have the balls to actually get on the platform a post a number.

    Respect!
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    You got a number, Brother - thats more than I can say. Much respect for having the balls to take the platform!!

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    Ok, so after a couple days of good sleep, food, and hydration, I feel better about things. I was irritable, tired, and pissed off Sat. But looking back at it, maybe my expectations were just too high for a first meet, coming off surgery, and having only trained for 3 months. My good lifts were 310 squat, 210 bench, and 420 deadlift for a 940 total...not 920. Sorry my brain wasn't functioning very well the other night. The 210 bench is the one I'm most pissed about. I've hit 240 plenty in the gym up until this meet, but after getting loose and losing my position under 230 and missing it, I decided to play it safe and re-attempt it only to be red lighted. Still not sure why, but it is what it is.

    Turns out I was only 10 lbs shy of the squat state record, 20 lbs short of the deadlift record, and 75 short of the record total in my class and division. Amatuer of course, but hey...

    Looking at my numbers, maybe I would make a good deadlift specialist for a guy my size, experience, and being unenhanced. If there's such a thing as specialists that is
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    Originally Posted by widehips71 View Post
    Ok, so after a couple days of good sleep, food, and hydration, I feel better about things. I was irritable, tired, and pissed off Sat. But looking back at it, maybe my expectations were just too high for a first meet, coming off surgery, and having only trained for 3 months. My good lifts were 310 squat, 210 bench, and 420 deadlift for a 940 total...not 920. Sorry my brain wasn't functioning very well the other night. The 210 bench is the one I'm most pissed about. I've hit 240 plenty in the gym up until this meet, but after getting loose and losing my position under 230 and missing it, I decided to play it safe and re-attempt it only to be red lighted. Still not sure why, but it is what it is.

    Turns out I was only 10 lbs shy of the squat state record, 20 lbs short of the deadlift record, and 75 short of the record total in my class and division. Amatuer of course, but hey...

    Looking at my numbers, maybe I would make a good deadlift specialist for a guy my size, experience, and being unenhanced. If there's such a thing as specialists that is
    I would do the opposite. Don't focus on the dead but instead put more effort into squat and bench to build the total.
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    Rest in Peace Robot Lord. First round of Natty Boh is on me when I make it up there with you brother.

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    As you get further into your career, you will find more carryover in your squat and DL training. They used to be two different animals for me, but after a while, when one got stronger, the other followed.

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    Originally Posted by widehips71 View Post
    Ok, so after a couple days of good sleep, food, and hydration, I feel better about things. I was irritable, tired, and pissed off Sat. But looking back at it, maybe my expectations were just too high for a first meet, coming off surgery, and having only trained for 3 months. My good lifts were 310 squat, 210 bench, and 420 deadlift for a 940 total...not 920. Sorry my brain wasn't functioning very well the other night. The 210 bench is the one I'm most pissed about. I've hit 240 plenty in the gym up until this meet, but after getting loose and losing my position under 230 and missing it, I decided to play it safe and re-attempt it only to be red lighted. Still not sure why, but it is what it is.

    Turns out I was only 10 lbs shy of the squat state record, 20 lbs short of the deadlift record, and 75 short of the record total in my class and division. Amatuer of course, but hey...

    Looking at my numbers, maybe I would make a good deadlift specialist for a guy my size, experience, and being unenhanced. If there's such a thing as specialists that is
    Most people raw pull more then they squat.

    My bro totaled 1840 raw he squatted 606 but pulled 755.

    Just keep working on all your lifts and focus on all 3 equally and all 3 will grow.

    What POB might be saying is don't over due it with the deadlift like trying to max every week because it will kill all your lifts at some point you can squat for max and squat more times a week then you can max a pull in a month. Overdoing your deadlift will crash your CNS and then you start going backwards.

    Where your at right now I wouldn't pull for max more then once a month but in time when you build a stronger CNS you can play with pulling more often with different percentages.
    Knock Em Down and Keep Em Down!

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    By the way my 1st meet 6 years ago I totaled 930

    303 squat
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