Powerlifting Attempt Selection Calculator (kgs)
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INSTRUCTIONS
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begin here
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The primary goal is to lift the most weight possible. That means being wise with attempt selection. This sheet will help you choose smart attempts and perform as best as possible on the day of the competition.
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BEGIN
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1Enter your current/projected 1RMs, or a number you feel represents your third attempt for squat, bench press, and deadlift on the ATTEMPTS sheet. This will automatically populate the attempts for you. Don't be stupid and populate unrealistic numbers
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2These attempts may need refining. Use the percentages to the right of the attempts to adjust them, based on your own needs. We suggest small adjustments, not radical changes, if needed. Modify so that the difference between the first and second attempts are larger or equal to the difference between the second and third attempts.
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3Enter your past meet best performances, gym PRs, any relevant records, and notes in the spaces provided.
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4Read through the features below, and if you have further questions, don't hesitate to ask via email to hani@thestrengthathlete.com or info@thestrengthathlete.com
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5If you'd like, donate at www.thestrengthathlete.com/freebies
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The WARMUPS tab gives you an approximation of how to warm up for your opener. Refine as necessary based on your own preference
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There is a conversion tool for use from pounds to kilograms at the top of the WARMUPS tab. Enter your load in pounds or kilograms for accurate conversion.
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