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Bioflex2
08-12-2011, 07:17 AM
Hey All,

It's definitely been a while since I've run something on AusBB and thought it was time to get my ass in gear and support the forum :)

I'm loving the odd lift leaderboard thread, got a bit inspired to run something similar and am willing to put up some prizes for some type of strength comp we can run on here. I'm thinking of offering 3 prizes consisting of 1 bottle of Alpha (our newest edition to the product range - Test booster), 750g bag BioBulker (it is going to be a strongman comp afterall) and 500g Creaflex to award to 3 categories. The categories maybe say, a single lift of your choice and this will compared to bodyweight (strongest wins), a most chin-ups comp and something else????

I wanted to guage some interest in this and get some ideas on categories we could run. All lifts would have to be filmed though.

Any interest in this?

Sticky
08-12-2011, 08:40 AM
I think deadlift or even bench would be the best powerlifts to choose. No issues with depth like a squat. Everybody knows how to bend down and pick something up. No straps, no hitching.
If you choose bench, you MUST touch your chest.

I love the chins idea. WG pullups? Must be dead hang, none of that crossfit kipping shit.

highest box jump?
Stack some stuff on top of each other, measure it (must show measurement in vid) and jump onto it.

Overhead press - from rack - any technique
Load a bar, and lock out as much weight as possible above your head?


Just my ideas :).

Admin
08-12-2011, 09:25 AM
those are some great ideas , scott

Bioflex2
08-12-2011, 09:26 AM
Love the ideas Sticky...highest box jump rocks too so we get a good spread of strength movements.

You'd be in the know about powerlifts too so like the idea of the bench press....

wingman
08-12-2011, 09:29 AM
Ground to overhead anyhow.
Would be easy to judge as no real rules. The applicant can snatch it or clean and then press, jerk, splitjerk it.

Sticky
08-12-2011, 10:28 AM
Thanks guys.



Ground to overhead anyhow.
Would be easy to judge as no real rules. The applicant can snatch it or clean and then press, jerk, splitjerk it.

The only issue with this is the clean would be the limiting factor for most.
Those of us that can clean will have a clear advantage, those that cannot, will get owned lol.
I think press from rack would be better for the majority.
I can clean more than I can get overhead though, soooo Im easy haha

The Hulk
08-12-2011, 11:19 AM
Ground to overhead, no rules....

I saw a clip of a guy lift a heavy weight by lifting one end of the barbell, get under the bar, put it on his back, do a full squat, then put it down the same way.

That would take the clean out of it.

Bioflex
08-12-2011, 11:48 AM
I like the idea of deadlift here - as form/depth etc or anything else is less important.
Also, I have always believed that it has the best carry over in terms of general strength.
You give me a guy who is as strong as an ox but has never done a deadlift, at after a day practicing he will be pulling up 200kg.
Bodybuilders are often very surprised about what they can deadlift, they have never done it so just don't know!

Another option would be reps on chin ups. Everyone can chin and although somewhat weight based (suits smaller guys) this is very easy to judge.
This could be run two ways, total number of chins or even heaviest weighted chins for 1RM.

The only rule here is that the chin must come over the bar and peope start from a dead hang.

Azz
08-12-2011, 07:48 PM
Great concept Bioflex, sounds awesome - looking forward to this :). Can't wait until it gets underway. I've got my eyes on max rep chin ups and highest box jump.

Sticky
08-12-2011, 08:17 PM
I'll have a good crack at the box jumps.
1500mm in in my sights.

Sticky
08-12-2011, 08:42 PM
Wait that was a little optimistic lol.
Just did 50" box, just. That just under 1300 haha.

wingman
08-12-2011, 09:47 PM
I have no idea what metric boxjumps are lol

Sticky
08-12-2011, 10:45 PM
..............You jump onto a high box?

Pic in my log if you need further clarification lol

wingman
08-12-2011, 10:47 PM
Yeah i know exactly what box jumps are of course.

It was a sarcastic stab at you writing them in milimetres.

Bioflex2
09-12-2011, 06:29 AM
Damn Sticky saw the pic mate. That's a massive jump! Definitely looking forward to this competition...

Ok, so in order to get this comp going (we'll look to launch this next week and run it for a couple of weeks) do we all agree that the 3 events will be;

1. Biggest Bench Press - Probably the easiest for everyone to participate in and ensure 'legal' lifts are done, chest to lock-out based purely on the biggest amount of weight lifted.
2. Most Wide Grip Chin-Ups in a set - from dead hang to chin above bar. Proper form.
3. Highest Box Jump

How does this sound? If all good I'll start a new thread and we'll get this going!

Sticky
09-12-2011, 09:14 AM
Sounds good.
Will the bench be scored using glossbrenner to make it fair on the lighter guys?
For those that don't know what it is.....

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Bench Polkov
09-12-2011, 12:43 PM
Gloss favours heavies doesn't it Scott? Why not Wilks?

matt357
09-12-2011, 12:52 PM
is this going to be an event in person, if so, where would it be held? (ie. state)

Azz
09-12-2011, 03:18 PM
is this going to be an event in person, if so, where would it be held? (ie. state)

No. You film your attempt, upload it, and then post it in the results thread on here. I'd say everyone has access to a video camera of some sort (phone) etc.

matt357
09-12-2011, 03:37 PM
awesome!
that way i can compete, but i probs wont be able to keep up!

Grippy
10-12-2011, 06:25 PM
Massive jump Sticky.
Have you guys decided on the chins yet, regular or wide? BW for reps or max weight for reps etc.?

ride29er
10-12-2011, 06:48 PM
I reckon bench should be some sort of power to weight purely because im a lightweight, ;p

The Hamburgler
10-12-2011, 09:07 PM
Gloss favours heavies doesn't it Scott? Why not Wilks?

Siff.

Bioflex2
11-12-2011, 09:31 AM
Massive jump Sticky.
Have you guys decided on the chins yet, regular or wide? BW for reps or max weight for reps etc.?

Grippy it's going to be Wide Grip BW for reps mate. Other events will be highest box jump and we're just deciding on whether we use the Gloss or Wilks system for judging the bench....

Bioflex and I will launch the comp early this week when the decision is made on judging of the bench :)