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    (Original post by Angry cucumber)
    Are you talking lifting weights weight lifting or Olympic style weight lifting. There's a difference and it causes some confusion

    Height is neither here nor there at your stage and only really comes into it when talking elite lifters at light bodyweight. And as its something you can't change I wouldn't worry about it

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    Just normal weight lifting, I'm not interested in the competitive side of things, I don't know, like, being able to lift it to breast height or something? Or failing that as a benchpress or a half squat? Lmao I know it must be annoying for you because I know so little

    Alright, thank you
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    Just normal weight lifting, I'm not interested in the competitive side of things, I don't know, like, being able to lift it to breast height or something? Or failing that as a benchpress or a half squat? Lmao I know it must be annoying for you because I know so little

    Alright, thank you
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    (Original post by AngryRedhead)
    Just normal weight lifting, I'm not interested in the competitive side of things, I don't know, like, being able to lift it to breast height or something? Or failing that as a benchpress or a half squat? Lmao I know it must be annoying for you because I know so little

    Alright, thank you
    There's no movement called a half squat that is recognised

    Have a read of the FAQ, it'll help build your knowledge
    http://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/show....php?t=3014757


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    Just to bring some balance, I'm male, weigh 85kg and haven't lifted 230kg on any individual lift. I've been lifting 2.5years

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    (Original post by AngryRedhead)
    Okay, I really appreciate all this advice off you all by the way, I'm totally new to weightlifting and I'm just asking the more experienced members such as yourself.

    Is height an advantage or a disadvantage?
    At 60kg as a drug free female you'll never deadlift 230kg, you'd do well to get to half of that. Why such a specific number anyway? :p: Becoming a competitive Olympic Lifter takes many many many years. Just ingraining good form takes a long time.

    Height doesn't make a difference no because it just determines your weight class in most cases. Certain differences in biomechanics can result in different %s required for torque production, like long femurs, or if you have a long wingspan you'll be naturally inclined to do well in the deadlift.

    If you're interested in learning the basic powerlifting movements, those two channels have pretty much everything you need.

    https://www.youtube.com/user/athrall7
    https://www.youtube.com/user/OmarIsuf

    For olympic weightlifting, although really you want a pretty good coach, although they're quite expensive

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    (Original post by Angry cucumber)
    Just to bring some balance, I'm male, weigh 85kg and haven't lifted 230kg on any individual lift. I've been lifting 2.5years

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    Alrght, well thank you for your advice anyway, maybe I should aim for 100kg instead for the time being
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    (Original post by Angry cucumber)
    There's no movement called a half squat that is recognised

    Have a read of the FAQ, it'll help build your knowledge
    http://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/show....php?t=3014757


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    You should throw in some youtubers who put out informative videos in the FAQ
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    (Original post by Aristotle's' Disciple)
    You should throw in some youtubers who put out informative videos in the FAQ
    If you want to draw up a list, I'll have a run through them and I can put it into the FAQ

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    (Original post by Angry cucumber)
    If you want to draw up a list, I'll have a run through them and I can put it into the FAQ

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    Sure I'll PM you in a bit
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    (Original post by Angry cucumber)
    In general? That means nothing....

    As a combined powerlifting total, depending on your weight, depending on genetics, starting point, routine, diet etc. Not too long a year

    For any individual lift, a long time and probably the deadlift. It may not be possible for you even with drugs

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    COMBINED? A YEAR?

    Are you joking?

    Easy:

    100dl
    60 bench
    70 squat
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    (Original post by govandpolitics)
    COMBINED? A YEAR?

    Are you joking?

    Easy:

    100dl
    60 bench
    70 squat
    For a female, not a male.

    Thread reading not once

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    (Original post by Angry cucumber)
    If you want to draw up a list, I'll have a run through them and I can put it into the FAQ

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    Sent, hope you've got it I never send PMs XD
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    (Original post by Aristotle's' Disciple)
    At 60kg as a drug free female you'll never deadlift 230kg, you'd do well to get to half of that.
    That is some serious low standards BS..
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    (Original post by SmashConcept)
    That is some serious low standards BS..
    Why? Seems pretty reasonable to me, not that I'm implying her genetic potential is half of 230, or that it would put her in advanced territory, only that it's a very respectable lift for her weight. Hope that's clear :p: Unless you think 115 should be comfortably in her novice range?
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    I think 115 is a pretty mediocre deadlift for a woman.
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    Thank you to everyone who answered
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    (Original post by SmashConcept)
    I think 115 is a pretty mediocre deadlift for a woman.
    Really? I would consider any woman I met irl as super strong if they could lift 115kg
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    (Original post by AngryRedhead)
    Really? I would consider any woman I met irl as super strong if they could lift 115kg
    Right but you don't lift.
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    (Original post by SmashConcept)
    Right but you don't lift.
    That is very true
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    (Original post by Aristotle's' Disciple)
    At 60kg as a drug free female you'll never deadlift 230kg, you'd do well to get to half of that. Why such a specific number anyway? :p: Becoming a competitive Olympic Lifter takes many many many years. Just ingraining good form takes a long time.

    Height doesn't make a difference no because it just determines your weight class in most cases. Certain differences in biomechanics can result in different %s required for torque production, like long femurs, or if you have a long wingspan you'll be naturally inclined to do well in the deadlift.

    If you're interested in learning the basic powerlifting movements, those two channels have pretty much everything you need.

    https://www.youtube.com/user/athrall7
    https://www.youtube.com/user/OmarIsuf

    For olympic weightlifting, although really you want a pretty good coach, although they're quite expensive

    Don't put her down and say "you'll never lift XXX"

    You train hard for it girl and you'll do it
 
 
 
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