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Barbell Logic

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We approach strength, health, & fitness with simplicity & logic, believing that barbell training is for everyone. We provide expert advice & discussion on nutrition & programming, technique & conditioning, voluntary hardship & self-improvement.This channel aims to be a breath of fresh air in the fit… read more


Prepping for Your First Meet S17Ep1 - The Competition Series

You signed up for your first meet: what do you do now? Scott & Matt discuss what to do now.

A huge part of preparing for a meet is realizing the purpose of the meet. The purpose of the meet is to set PRs, give your training a purpose, have some fun, meet some people, and leave feeling encouraged about lifting. Nobody cares who wins.

You should change as little as possible leading up to the meet if it’s your first meet. If you’re a novice, just keep doing LP. Maybe you can practice some singles and do a super short 2 week “peak,” but that’s not necessary.

This applies to powerlifting meets and strengthlifting meets. Go set PRs. It doesn’t really matter if the league doesn’t enforce squat depth: squat to full depth. 

So, sign up for a meet, have some fun, set some PRs, and continue your lifting path. 

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