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The Deadlift challenge: Testing my max

by steve81570 in Challenges

I love the deadlift.  It’s probably the most taxing exercise, but that means the rewards are great too. Plus you get to move a lot of weight around.  What’s not [read more]

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  • Max as tested on 10/01/2015- 220 kgs Week 2: 80% of max (176 kgs rounded up to 180 kgs) 4 sets of 3 reps 180 kg, 80 kg each side plus the 20 kg Olympic bar As in Week 1 at [read more]

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