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You can lift that?? (self.ThankTRP)

submitted by alpha_n3rd

Due to bad knees I've had to severely deload my deadlift. Today I was pulling 190. This skinny kid comes into the weight room, and I see his eyes bug out as he watches me do my set. "You can lift that??" he says as I clunk it back down. Well, duh. I guess he didn't notice the guy behind me doing shrugs with six plates. But it still felt good.


[–]Solitary_Wolf 0 points1 point  (2 children)

190kg or 190lbs?

[–]alpha_n3rd[S] 2 points3 points  (1 child)

190lbs it's really nothing but I still impressed the skinny kid

I my 5RM PR was 225lbs before my knees shit the bed. I've been taking it easy and they fell better so I'm trying to slowly work back up.

[–]Solitary_Wolf 2 points3 points  (0 children)

long term consistency trumps short term intensity.