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    Whats powerful? Whats avg?






    I have recently been able to , in a safe maner, determie what my one rep max's are. I am very pleased with how I have progressed but I was wondering if I am avg. or what compared to others of my age and size?
    My gym is more of a fitness center so I have not been able to compare my ability with others. While I don't train to compete or compare, it would still be nice to know where my stats fall in comparisson with others.
    Please let know if these stats are avge, above or below.

    37 years old
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    @15% bodyfat at 205lbs

    Bench press 285
    Squat 545
    deadlift 385

    Total 1215
    all good form no cheating are tweaking.
    Are thes avg , or not for aguy my size?

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    Well, I am 37 also. My bench beats yours, your squat beats mine and our deadlift are about the same:
    Bench 405
    Squat 405
    Dead 365

    I used to think those numbers were impressive but now at my new gym there are guys slinging that weight around like it nuttin I do think your squat is very impressive especially if your form is good.
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    I think my bench press has room for growth. I seem to make gains in spurts. Nothing for awhile (months) and then a 15 pound jump, and then I own it. I think allot of it is in my head sometimes. My goal is to break 300 by the end of the year, I know that sounds like a long time, but this is a long term thing afterall

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    how low do you squat?
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    I use a "box" that pretty much equates the height of an office chair. For my heaviest squats I start back up as soon as my glute makes contact. On my lighter ones I sit down fully and release my flexors. Its whicked for sure to do that.
    I am 6 foot tall but I have a 30 inch inseam. I have that greco roman wrestler kind of leg size

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    A box squat is not a full squat, but most people would fold in half under such a weight.

    Not sure what you are looking for as to "average," the average person is not anywhere near that strong. By bodyweight, you will find guys that weigh much less than you, or even women, who are much stronger. There is one woman now benching 501 shirted, in competition.

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    I was just wondering what average is,thats all. maybe the answer is that there is no avg afterall?
    I can squat 425 all the way to the floor. It seems once I get past paralell I have more power out of the hole.Going "just paralell" is harder then going past

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    Quote Originally Posted by Pepper
    Well, I am 37 also. My bench beats yours, your squat beats mine and our deadlift are about the same:
    Bench 405
    Squat 405
    Dead 365

    I used to think those numbers were impressive but now at my new gym there are guys slinging that weight around like it nuttin I do think your squat is very impressive especially if your form is good.
    Holy shit, pepper... i knew you were strong, but not that strong.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Erik
    I was just wondering what average is,thats all. maybe the answer is that there is no avg afterall?
    I would expect your deadlift to be higher for such a hardcore squat, but everyone is built differently.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Pepper
    Bench 405
    Squat 405
    Dead 365
    You can bench thats for sure.

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    erik if i was you i wouldnt squat to the floor that cant be good on the joints.

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    Mudge a woman benching 501 that cant be all natural. Thats why i wish there was no steriod or anything so for the one that are killing are self at the gym doing it natural dont look so bad. Just not fair. And for the ones that are strong you dont now if they are doing it natural. I now they test them ,but they can get out of all that. Sorry guys i just hate that in todays world all that stuff is kept quiet. BARRY BONDS doesnt take steriods my butt. I am not the strongs guys in the world ,but i'm very proud to say i've never took any steriod or anything like that. Sorry guys but i had to let out a little steam.

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    I have some ruptured discs and degenerative joint D. I hurt myself in November and have only dead lifted 2 times since then. However Squating has always made my back feel better. My Dr. says if my technique is right then its a great exercise becase it opens up the channel where that disc matter is
    Anyway, I can put some more lbs on my dead. ( maybe 100) but I am still a bit of a pussy and I need some coaching. I really am afraid to push it with out some coaching. You Know what I mean?
    As far as my bech goes. My body looks in propotion, but power wise its not. I really dont care that much. Keeps me busy and keeps me setting goals

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    Quote Originally Posted by bullred
    Just not fair.
    Its fair until they cheat and enter natural competitions.

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    The average person is not as strong as you if that’s what you’re asking. Deadlift looks really weak though. There were a few freshmen at my highschool deadlifting >400lbs when I was there last year; now there is a new football coach and the guys are getting even stronger than I ever saw during my time in HS (I graduated this year), now they have a kid that plays DT that is benching 405lbs, he is 18 years old going to be a senior this upcoming year (he got no brains but sure is a damn strong), that’s more than just about all adults in here with very little exceptions. I could not believe it when I heard it; I think he got on AS b/c he just got way too strong way too fast. He went up 115lbs in bench in six months, I have known him for three years and he had never made that kind of gains in such a small period of time.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mudge
    You can bench thats for sure.
    After posting the squat number, I have decided that I need to back off of it. I don't think my 405 is anywhere near a legal lift....I am working REAL hard at going lower, but I am not there at any weight over 225 right now.
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    Well in PL competitions it looks like a "half squat" or parallel is good enough, thats from the videos I've seen.

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    My squat looks exactly like the one posted in the thread for powerlifing-squatting. I did them today and I will stand by my number
    I really appreciate the maturity of the vast majority of posters on this forum
    My squat really is @450, is there potential for me competeing? I know you dont know my area of the country, but I am always looking for goals.
    Also my legs are not freaky looking. They look athletic, a good solid atletic look. No vascularity but good definition. Is power realtive to size or is there a wide variation?

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    Some ppl Say Im krazy strong

    Im 5'7 160 poundz
    Bench 310
    Squat 410
    Deadlift 560
    Someone help me by reply'ing and telling if their good numberz to have bein a young 17 ,,,,,

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    Yeah I'm sure you are the weakest kid in your school, of course they are good lifts, if they are genuine.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Erik
    No vascularity but good definition. Is power realtive to size or is there a wide variation?
    If you look at world class lifters, I am about as strong as someone not much more than half my weight. I am tall however, so height, and if you are going against a specialist or not will also make a difference. Someone who benches only will probably have skinny legs.

    There is a woman benching 501 in competition now, and she is well under 200 pounds, so there is all kinds of variation but if you want to lift then do it for the enjoyment. If you are only there to win trophies, then you shouldn't be asking how strong you are or not because you would obviously do anything within your power to be #1 anyway.

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    Good post good advice. I , like most other people here have a competative nature. Love to win, just love competeing better. I brought it up as a possible way to add to my athletic lifestyle and set some new goals. You know what I mean.

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    Having a reason to for the rhyme keeps it going sometimes indeed.

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    So Being 17 5'7 160 Pounds and benching 310 and squating 410 and deadlifting 560 Are competive number ,,, cause i been keeping up with competions in my area and My numberz are better and them numberz are Raw cause have no skin tight shirtz to gave me that boost.... Im natural too thatz important cause I dont believe I need roidz I have the genticz to carry me ,,,, so reply and tell me what u think

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    Quote Originally Posted by Deadly13
    So Being 17 5'7 160 Pounds and benching 310 and squating 410 and deadlifting 560 Are competive number ,,, cause i been keeping up with competions in my area and My numberz are better and them numberz are Raw cause have no skin tight shirtz to gave me that boost.... Im natural too thatz important cause I dont believe I need roidz I have the genticz to carry me ,,,, so reply and tell me what u think

    I tell you what I think. You’re a 17 year old kid with no athletic abilities, who can’t even bench your own body weight and probably went all thru school with everyone beating up on you. Every single post you have here are just telling everyone your FAKE lifts and asking if they are alright for a 17 year old kid. You need some serious help bro.
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    Fuck you ,, then wht would I Lie ,,,,, this is my 3rd year working out started 13 then 14 , 15 quiet 16 now back in the the gym so i took a year down the trach can ,,, I really do all them numberz

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    Quote Originally Posted by Deadly13
    So Being 17 5'7 160 Pounds and benching 310 and squating 410 and deadlifting 560 Are competive number ,,, cause i been keeping up with competions in my area and My numberz are better and them numberz are Raw cause have no skin tight shirtz to gave me that boost.... Im natural too thatz important cause I dont believe I need roidz I have the genticz to carry me ,,,, so reply and tell me what u think
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    Who's gonna ban this shit stick? He's posted this several times already and PM'd me (and who knows who else). This is getting silly.
    But when you disarm them, you at once offend them by showing that you distrust them, either for cowardice or for want of loyalty, and either of these opinions breeds hatred against you.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Deadly13
    Fuck you ,, then wht would I Lie ,,,,, this is my 3rd year working out started 13 then 14 , 15 quiet 16 now back in the the gym so i took a year down the trach can ,,, I really do all them numberz
    WOW congratulations, your first post without your lifts LMAO. Dude take your BS somewhere else

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    Might want to enroll in some spelling/grammar classes.
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