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Old 05-19-2006, 01:09 PM   #1
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Old 05-19-2006, 01:24 PM   #2
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The last guy was the best... that will get you kicked out of a gym...
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Old 05-19-2006, 09:59 PM   #3
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It looked like he was almost performing a haka right before he did the feat.
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Old 05-20-2006, 04:09 AM   #4
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I have a question about these guys. Why the big guts on most of them. I've also noticed that with women power lifters. I understand needing to be big..but I don't understand the kinda huge gut and some even look fat?
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Old 05-20-2006, 06:41 AM   #5
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My impulse is to say because they eat to be big, with no eye towards proper nutrition. The Dave Tate Project is a pretty fascinating read on this subject.

http://www.t-nation.com/readTopic.do?id=971737
http://www.t-nation.com/readTopic.do?id=1051590
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Old 05-20-2006, 07:48 AM   #6
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A huge gut can help with the bottom of a squat. And in most cases it's the heavyweights and superheavyweights who have guts. As with Oly lifting, sub-heavyweight lifters are usually quite lean.

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Old 05-20-2006, 08:32 AM   #7
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If you do a lot of deadlifts and O-lifts, sometimes your belly sticks out too. I remember Mario Martinex from a few years ago, who had a belly that stuck out, but seemingly had almost no bodyfat. Alexeev for a long time was very lean too. I'll throw my name in there, because I share a belly with them. There's not as much fat in there as one might think. Still too much, but you can see the muscle detail in there pretty clearly if I tense my abs.

It's funny, but my belly button popped out a while back, like I'm a cooked turkey. I'm an outy now. It doesn't hurt, so I've just decided not to worry about it.
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