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  1. S

    Airline asked Powerlifter to prove she was female

    https://www.news.com.au/sport/sports-life/powerlifter-rejected-from-flying-told-to-prove-she-was-a-woman/news-story/8507104625eb4b1260c2a39dcb6fe97e Does this woman compete in womens events or is this a transgender thing? Looking at her Instagram I can see why the airline may have thought she...
  2. N

    Thoughts on 5x5 training

    Hi, I'm 40 year old male recently getting into strength training, I don't want to get massive, I just want to get some more muscle mass, fix my poor posture and basically just get fitter and stronger so I can do sports for longer and better I generally don't like gyms or gym workouts but..... I...
  3. Stiff 2G

    Squats, are they necessary?

    Thoughts?
  4. Big Mick

    Arnold a Turncoat??

    You would think if a Vegan diet was optimal for sports performance, someone would have worked it out decades ago. A bit of research shows most of the athletes featured are fake vegans, or have deteriorated while on a vegan diet...
  5. L

    NFL superstar Adrian Peterson facing bankruptcy despite career earnings of over $100m

    NFL star Adrian Peterson’s financial woes are front and centre after he was with three separate lawsuits claiming he failed to repay millions of dollars in loans. Despite earning $100 million throughout his NFL career, which will continue with the Washington Redskins this season, Peterson, 34...
  6. Shrek

    Arnold Attacked

    Breaking: Arnold Schwarzenegger FLYING JUMP KICKED by attacker at sports Festival in South Africa. https://www.facebook.com/227484147317544/posts/2373317816067489?s=683992892&v=e&sfns=mo
  7. I

    💪*Meet Australia's Best Bodybuilders At The Arnold Sports Expo!*💪

  8. C

    introduce myself.

    Hi AusBB community. some stats about myself firstly, im 22 183cm (ish) 80kg from about 88kg (currently cutting as summer fastly approaches) male located in Geraldton, WA been training on and off for about 5 years but seriously for about 2 and ahalf. have really only ever focused on the rep...
  9. C

    Drugs in CrossFit

    Is it true that drugs are heavily abused in CrossFit?
  10. D

    How fast to load up after recovering from injury? Deadlifts

    I did deadlift for first time last night after 2 months without. Actually, technically it was a rack pull from knee height. I did 3 sets of 5 reps... only went light at 40kg. How fast do you recommend i load up? I was at 1x5 @110kg when i injured my lower back.... I am also trying to...
  11. D

    How long should my workouts go for?

    My squat day goes for 45min... my bench press workout is 1.5 hrs. Should i be bulking up my squat day? Currently 3 exercises... squat, paused squat and lunges. Or am i hitting my chest too hard... bench press, close grip, db bench, flys, then reverse flys, bicep curl and skullcrushers.... How...
  12. spartacus

    research for upcoming article on the role of govt and powerlifting 2018

    I am currently writing an academic piece on the role of govt with regard to powerlifting in oz given 2018 events. I am hoping that ordinary PA members, and other powerlifters, can help me with my research. for example, pa members could write to their ceo and ask why it was necessary to...
  13. gmmm1985

    Split routines for sports performance

    Hey guys has any of you all used a split routine during the competitive season for sports performance?
  14. spartacus

    2018 Commonwealth Games Gold Coast

    anyone going to watch. if so, what sports are of interest? timetable https://results.gc2018.com/en/all-sports/daily-schedule-date=2018-04-05.htm
  15. A

    Russian bodybuilder’s arms are dangerously big

    A RUSSIAN bodybuilder is petrified after turning himself into a real life Popeye with biceps that measure a whopping 60cm. A RUSSIAN bodybuilder who developed Popeye-like arms after injecting dangerous chemicals into his biceps has told fans he is seriously ill. Kiril Tereshin, 21, found online...
  16. Goosey

    Gut check back to basics

    I'm a big fan of Japanese Pro-Wrestling. I got into it years ago from reading Dave Meltzer's awesome Wrestling Observer Newsletter(I think I started subscribing to WON in 1984 and have been reading it ever since). In Japan Pro-Wrestling is one of their major sports... there's Sumo and there's...
  17. A

    Health Check: which sports supplements actually work

    Whether your goal is to increase strength, decrease body fat or improve overall performance, adding supplements to your daily regimen can give you that extra edge. But with thousands of products on the market, choosing the ones that are right for you can be overwhelming. That said, here are...
  18. Goosey

    Stimulate or Annihilate?

    Just thinking about Coleman and the comments made, so this comes under the banner of both bodybiulding and all strength sports. Does somebody really need to work themselves down to a nub in order to create size and strength?
  19. S

    Andrey Drachev (weight lifter) killed by MMA Fighter

    Apparently arguing whose sport was tougher. http://www.news.com.au/sport/sports-life/mma-fighter-accused-of-killing-champion-weightlifter-in-horrifying-street-brawl/news-story/510306701aaa20f57ed3b7195b84591e
  20. A

    Bodybuilding champ rich piana medically induced coma ... After emergency

    BODYBUILDING CHAMP RICH PIANAMEDICALLY INDUCED COMA... AFTER EMERGENCY Pro bodybuilder Rich Piana was placed into a medically induced coma this week after suffering a medical emergency at his Florida home, law enforcement sources tell TMZ Sports. 46-year-old Piana has competed and won several...
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