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    What My Chief Said That Made Me Reflect Lifting Javin Samiliano University of Maryland College What My Chief Said That Made Me Reflect On My Powerlifting Career There’s a moment in every person’s life that you can contribute your success to whether positive or negative. I experienced a turning point in my life while I was a young sailor in the United States Navy. As an Armed Forces member you are expected to hold yourself to the highest fitness standards. It was just another day in the gym and I was getting ready to load the couple hundreds pounds on my back for squats. My Chief approached me out of nowhere and stated “I just don’t understand the whole point of lifting all this weight and why you enjoy it. Its not like it means…

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    culture of powerlifting, there is a such ingredient that is used far and wide by all powerlifters that want to hit those high numbers during training or competitions, it is called powerlifter’s chalk. I have used powerlifting chalk several times while training because it allows me to work harder during workouts due to that fact that it enhances my abilities and also in breaking my personal records. In this speech, I will be explaining how powerlifters chalk is a cultural artifact that truly…

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    Overview YD strength training center is a commercial facility founded by Dr.Zheng YuanDian, PT, DPT, PhD, MPH, MBA, SCS, CCS, CSCS*D, RCEP, FATPA, FNSCA, FACSM where we welcome people from all levels who wants to improve their strength by doing weightlifting, powerlifting or any other kinds of resistance training. This is a training-camp like facility rather than a traditional fitness room; this means we do not have any cardio machine or weight machine. When more and more traditional fitness…

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    bar in my hands. With a deep breath, I un-racked the bar and claimed the strongest bench press in the history of the school. As one can see, I did not simply wake up benching 365 pounds. In conjunction with a period of conditioning serving as a framework, progression in the weight room is directly relational to the amount of concentration dedicated to individual elements of a particular lift. In terms of the bench press, the degree of concentration on details such as arm control, grip width,…

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    Ari Garcia /EID: ajg2762 May 04, 2017 Weight Training Risks and Benefits Involved During Weight Lifting Weight lifting is an exercise that is practiced all over the world today.. It is used by athletes, professional bodybuilders, and even the average person. The art of weightlifting has been used for as “long as humans have existed”[1] in one way or another, because it builds great strength and power in one’s body. Although the art of weightlifting might have been different in the past,…

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    When teaching the power clean there are three phrases that must be taught in order to be successful with this lift. The three phrases are the rack position, jumping position and hang position. All three phases when combined will result in perfect form and complete the lift of a power clean. When teaching this lift the lifters must not use any weight, it is recommended to use an empty bar to properly learn the movements. The teaching progressions starts with the hang position then progresses to…

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    Bench Press – The bench press’s movements consist of a push away from your body which would be the concentric phase, the lockout could be the isometric phase, and the return of the barbell to your body would be the eccentric phase. Another possible isometric phase would be if you paused mid-repetition. Usually our muscles create the most force on the eccentric portion of a lift, which is the case in the bench press as well. This is why negative training can be so beneficial. Deadlift–The…

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    Hands shoulder-width apart. Back arched. Eyes level with the bar. Shoulder blades touching. The weight plummets as I struggle to manage the load. Just as the bar hovers over my chest, muscles fire like a well-rehearsed symphony across my upper body, providing the force necessary to wrestle with gravity. The tides turn as the weight retires back to its stand while I let out an unearthly grunt fueled by adrenaline and euphoria. As I collapse on the ground, gasping and heaving, my lungs take in the…

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    Failure is apart of life, it’s all around us and how you react to it is what makes the difference. When I got to the high school I started to get into going to the gym and lifting. I just started going with friends mostly for football. I really started to get into it during the second half of my sophomore year and liked the progress I was seeing. In my junior year I then decided to join the powerlifting club at my school. Once I joined the powerlifting club I started having more structured…

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    The new big thing these days is how to stay fit and how to get that “summer body” you’ve always wanted. Well here’s the thing, it’s not all cardio and yoga that you are looking at, the biggest thing is lifting weights. Women tend to stay away from the squat racks, and dumbbells for some reason, most saying it is because the males take up majority of that space and it just has us females drawn away from the idea. Here ill prove too you that it is worth it to maybe not heavy lift but at least do…

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