Matt Sohmer's raw nationals results

Tue, 10/16/2018 - 22:29 -- admin
powerlifting thehulksmash75 Here it is too 3 lifts from #rawnationals2018 843/353/810 for a 2k+ total. My 3rd squat was red lighted but overturned by the jury shorty after. I’m only 8 pounds from the American and World open #squat which I could of easily gotten IMO same goes for the deadlift. I left a lot of weight on the platform. #deadlifts felt great as well #crushing 810lbs. #ipfworlds here I come! Shoutout to those #sponsors who have supported me!


Kristen Dunsmore takes gold in the 72kg class!

Tue, 10/16/2018 - 22:19 -- admin
powerlifting kriis_d 3rd attempt deadlift to lock in the gold for the 72kg class with this 210kg (463lbs) meet PR weighing in at 69.7. Came into this meet not super confident since I’m actually recovering from a glute injury. I haven’t been able to squat without pain literally until last night so wasn’t really sure what to expect. The goal was to stay conservative in squats and go for a heavier pull if needed. I’ve hit this in training and since I’m usually good for about 10kg gym vs meet PR I knew I had this in the bag, just needed to execute. Holy feels right now!


Amanda Lawrence What a fun weekend!

Mon, 10/15/2018 - 19:54 -- admin
powerlifting miss_amanda_ann WOW, where do I even begin? What a fun weekend! I ended taking silver in the -84kg Junior and Open. I went 7/9, weighing in at 83.2kg. SQUAT: 238.5kg/526lbs AR/unofficial WR on my second attempt. Missed my third. DEADLIFT: 245kg/540lbs AR/unofficial WR on my third attempt. BENCH: 107.5kg/237lbs on my second attempt. Missed my third. TOTAL: 591kg/1303lbs HUGE PR WILKS: 529.6 The Arnold will be my next meet, which I am so so so excited for. I’m ready to keep pushing myself to new levels. I have yet to put out a perfect meet, so it’s time to get back to work!


Catching 425kg (936lbs) in the crook of your elbows!

Mon, 10/15/2018 - 19:46 -- admin
powerlifting ptcheadquarters When l say we try and have the best of everything at Big Dogs, l genuinely mean it. Check out this missed 425kg squat from Petr Petras. He didnt dump it, it rolled off his back and he cleared off, so Spiros caught it in the crook of his elbows, and the rest of the boys calmly put it back. Check how chilled they are afterwards. Not all heroes wear capes.


Brandon Allen's Big Dogs 3 meet recap

Mon, 10/15/2018 - 19:36 -- admin
powerlifting brandon_allen88 Meet recap. Squat 457.5kg/1008.6lbs, Bench 257.5kg/567.7lbs, Dead 387.5kg/854.3lbs, total 1102.5kg/2430.6lbs. This was by far the most stacked meet ever. Game plan goes out the window when things go wrong. I fucked my second attempt bench on a misgroove, normally I would jump my third no problem but with this competition you need ever kg u can get and I retook it. Changed things for the plan on deads. That 1008 walked out really took it out of me. Deads went as planned til we got to the third.


Meghan Scanlon totals 447.5kg (986) at 56.8kg (125.2) bw

Sun, 10/14/2018 - 19:40 -- admin
powerlifting megscanliftMeet Recap Went 8/9 175 Squat (American Record & 57 PR) 107.5 Bench (American Record & PR) 175 Deadlift (57 PR, matching 63 PR) 447.5 Total (57 PR, 2.5kg off best!) BW 56.8 Wilks 532 I am waking up on the east coast feeling thankful. Thankful for @usapowerlifting running a great meet. Thankful for ALL of the volunteers: spotters, loaders, judges, etc. Thankful for @genopowerlifting letting me bust his chops during meets. Thankful for the other competitors who make the sport what it is and are so inspiring to watch.


_miss_lisa Not the ideal meet for me..

Sun, 10/14/2018 - 19:26 -- admin
powerlifting _miss_lisa Not the ideal meet for me , but it served its purpose. After having such terrible meets back to back at 47kg, i decided to move up to 52. My confidence had been really shot on platform so made some choices that i thought suit me best for that day. Finished pulls strong .. 2nd attempt on bench i missed because i misgrooved and shot the bar back too fast so stayed at the same weight. Definitely not a PR for me but glad i came back and got it. On the plus side , added the 90lbs back on to my total that i lost last meet feeling like shit at 47.


Liz Craven's 185kg/407lb pull

Sun, 10/14/2018 - 18:53 -- admin
powerlifting lizpowerlifts So with this 185kg/407lb pull I secured 2 World Records (total and squat) annnd World Champion.. I’m most excited that it looks like I have arm muscles though. Thank you @worldpowerlifting for allowing me to keep with my summer theme of #getyourrigout Mannnn I love lifting. How good is it?


Taylor Atwood totals 775.5 kg/1709.6 lb at 74kg /163lb bw

Fri, 10/12/2018 - 07:44 -- admin
powerlifting bigredmanny And with this 305 kg/672.4 lb #Deadlift, New York’s own @t_atwood seals a 9-for-9 day with a 775.5 kg/1709.6 lb Total, breaking his own ALL-TIME #WorldRecord by 17.5 kg! #powerlifting Video #2 @t_atwood continues to build on his great day with this 193 kg/425 lb Full Meet #AmericanRecord #benchpress Video #3 @t_atwood with a 277.5 kg/611.7 lb #Squat for an #AmericanRecord


Squat University- How to fix knee cave during the squat

Wed, 10/10/2018 - 12:30 -- admin
powerlifting squat_university In this first video Aaron sent me, he’s squatting 435 lbs for 6 reps. As you can see, he shows a good amount of hip shift and knee cave. I told him to work on solidifying a more stable foundation by focusing on his feet. I like to teach athletes to grab the ground by jamming their big toe down and screwing their feet into the floor. He combined this cue with a few hip stability exercises like banded lateral walks, clam shells and hip thrusts and as you can see he was able to make great progress (no longer showing the same hip shift or collapse as before).


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