In Powerlifting News, there is a sensational newsflash regarding David Hoff's 1200 lbs Squat which was apparently passed.
This is the video:
On a PowerliftingWatch.com thread (Click Here for it to Open in a New Tab) one of the posters made a very interesting observation:
Interesting to note that while the lifters at Westside seem to exponentially increase their squat and benchn each meet, their deadlift (the one lift barely affected by gear) never seems to go up.
I'd rather increase strength then increase proficiency in gear.
This actually makes sense to me because of the articles and newsletters I read from Westside.
However, what this does bring to light is that what guys like Bob Gaynor have been saying about needing to Deadlift heavy regularly and consistently to actually get considerably stronger at it - this is something Eric and everyone of us here actually practice too however I am speaking strictly about Professional Powerlifters: which we are not. To get good at Deadlifts you have to Deadlift Heavy and Often and Consistently.
What is funny to me is that Westside hasn't realized this or if they have, they're willing to ignore it.
What is NOT surprising is that after the poster above made this observation, he was blasted and flamed by everyone lol…..
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