Race to 400lbs Front Squat

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Race to 400lbs Front Squat

Postby SpugFab » Mon Sep 03, 2007 11:26 am

ninearms wrote:Front squats are the real measure of a weightlifter anyway. :wink:

Mr Ninearms has said it, so I think the front squat deserves a challenge of its own.

The race is on to 400lbs, who's in?

The Race to 400lbs!!!
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484                                   Junior
397                                   JP
355                                   ScottHughes
352                                   spug_myers
341                                   jakob
330                                   sydneyvegan
319                                   deavman
305                                   ralst
297                                   ninearms
292                                   buzz
291                                   Jonathan
286                                   hardcore IV
275                                   drummer boy
264                                   Kryptonite V
264                                   sosso
242                                   bronco
176                                   Anton
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Re: Race to 400lbs Front Squat

Postby JP » Mon Sep 03, 2007 11:30 am

spug_myers wrote:*not a true max, I am much stronger than this


of course you are.

JP - current max 152.5kg

400lbs nailed by the end of the year.

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Postby ninearms » Mon Sep 03, 2007 11:31 am

Serious fantasyland for me that is! I think I'll stick with my 300lb front squat and 350lb back squat targets for the time being...However, stick me on the list anyway, if only for the incentive that public shaming provides.

Current max 120kg at 83kg BW, so I should be good for another 60 odd kilos next session.
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Postby jakob » Mon Sep 03, 2007 11:38 am

I´m In!!
i don´t know my actual max, because i never did this excercise.
I will try today.
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Postby Fruitbat » Mon Sep 03, 2007 11:56 am

400 lbs = 181kg :o

Is this a fantasy land thread? If it is then I will enter this contest for the female goal of 90.1kg :lol:
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Postby Jr. » Mon Sep 03, 2007 12:22 pm

I'll give it a go on thursday.Really want to get good at these as they seem to have so much carryover for strongman events.Meant to be taking it easier with my training just now but i love a challenge.Cant help myself :lol: .
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Postby SpugFab » Mon Sep 03, 2007 12:28 pm

ninearms wrote:Serious fantasyland for me that is!

That's pretty much the way VF "races" are meant to be :wink:

epinephrin wrote:I´m In!!
i don´t know my actual max, because i never did this excercise.
I will try today.

Excellent.

Fruitbat wrote:Is this a fantasy land thread? If it is then I will enter this contest for the female goal of 90.1kg :lol:

Hmmmm - might have to have a think about the female goal. I think you'll nail 90.1kg a bit too easy.

Jr. wrote:they seem to have so much carryover for strongman events

Strongmen like them, olympic lifters love them. If we could just find a reason for the powerlifters and bodybuilders to do them we'd have universal acceptance :D
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Postby bronco » Mon Sep 03, 2007 1:20 pm

Ok, Im in, current max is 110kg.
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Postby ninearms » Mon Sep 03, 2007 1:45 pm

That Dabaya video again, for some inspiration.
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Postby drummer boy » Tue Sep 04, 2007 4:38 am

Front Squat: 275
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Postby ralst » Tue Sep 04, 2007 6:38 am

I'm in.

Current max: 205 lb.

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Postby buzz » Tue Sep 04, 2007 8:49 am

*takes big pull on the crack pipe*

Ok, I'm in. Current max 265lbs.
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Postby hardcore iv » Tue Sep 04, 2007 9:32 am

I am in also. 103kg is my current PB. 226 pounds.
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Postby ScottHughes » Thu Sep 06, 2007 1:33 am

I only do front squats because I usually don't have a spotter. I only like to do regular squats when I have one of those racks that has spotting bars that you can use to catch the weight if you can't do it.

For front squat I train with 355 pounds right now, so I'll race to 400 with my front squat.
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Postby Fruitbat » Thu Sep 06, 2007 8:05 am

wow Scott thats an impressive front squat :D Have you ever maxed out on back squats???
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