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    New Bench PR

    I hit a milestone yesterday. After a year of trying to hit 295 I successfully pushed 300#. My butt came off the bench but I am counting it.
    This was the first time I crawled under the bench really thinking that I could lift the weight. I think my problem has been mostly mental. Anyway, I can't wait to attempt 305 in a few weeks. Ill be pushing 6 plates in no time!

    https://youtu.be/6AthZ_ABji4

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    Good job. Gotta keep that butt down for it to be legit. I think you can do two things better to help.

    1. Focus on pushing your sternum up to meet the bar halfway and don't stop doing that even when driving the bar up.

    2. Try pushing the knees out while squeezing your ass as you set up (before unrack). If your butt lifts move the feet wider. Play with this until you find a position that works for you.

    Sometimes I find that the butt coming up on max effort is just panic though. Like you abandon good technique because OMG it's so heavy and I am gonna die type attitude.
    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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    Thanks, I will work on those things.

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    Great job!!! keep at it!!
    DO FUUCKING WORK! STRENGTH FIRST BOSTON!

    "Sticks and stones, they may break these bones...But then I'll be ready, are you ready?
    It's the start of us, waking up come on...Are you ready? I'll be ready
    I don't want control, I want to let go....Are you ready? I'll be ready
    'Cause now it's time to let them know....We are ready, what about us?"

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    GL on the 6 plates, your so close. nice work on the 295

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    Congratulations!

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    Congrats, keep it up!

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    I see guys at my gym border line levitate trying to push 205,good work

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    Quote Originally Posted by Oblivious View Post
    I see guys at my gym border line levitate trying to push 205,good work
    How's the cycle going son? Still pinning your boyfriend?


    Blood, sweat and years.
    *and tren


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