For anyone interested in Power lifting check out my good friends write up on his most recent competition as follows. Congratulations to Tom who came in first in his weight class 198 even though he was severely under the max weight. Freak Strength, readers no matter what your goals we can learn from power lifters because they know how to lift heavy weights and know how to do it safely! Furthermore they don't compare themselves with anyone else. They know their limits and seek to push past them on a day to day basis.
380 lbs squat
305 lbs bench
460 lbs deadlift
Broke a record for my federation
All in all it was a fun contest, I did not cut weight and still won for my age and weight. I got some great experience, and met some cool people. Power Lifting is an individual thing, while I do compete with other individuals my goals are improvement contest to contest. The last contest I did in November I totaled 1050 in the 165 lb class, the time before that in September 1000 in the 165 lb class. The next
potential contest for me is in May, and I can guarantee if I compete there will be another jump in my