That’s the British classic done now and here is my take on how the day went for me, after making bodyweight for 2 months in a row for this one I did think It may have been easier but there were some ups and downs on that side as I suppose I could expect.
Bodyweight was on the dot 74kgs. Great start to the day and that was made at the first weigh in.
Squats basically went 195kgs opener and that was 2.5Kgs above the M2 British record. I then went on to 205 and finished on 215Kgs. Pleased with how they felt, and a good point to be at considering the training time I have had since the Gyms reopened.
Bench, opened on 130Kgs and then went onto do 136 for a British M2 record on the full power and single lift record, previous records stood at 135 and 135.5Kgs so it chipped both them. Again, that felt great and was all I wanted to do so I declined a 3rd attempt.
Deadlifts a conservative opener on 212.5Kgs superseded the M2 Record total by a few Kgs and then I jumped to 230 for a good lift I did work bit more on that one than I had wanted, I did then call for 241Kg to have a go at the deadlift record an get a full sweep on the records but today it was just that bit to heavy and I was unsuccessful this time.
So, the final outcome was 581Kg total, beating the previous one by 21Kgs so not too bad for my first time classic British championships. So that makes me British champion at both Equipped and classic. I guess not many will be doing that. So, with that over with it is full stem ahead for the Arnold classic in the UK, with this being the first time it has been held over here it will be great to be a part of this. There was some doubt due to the covid situation and with things now slightly better it is a big go go go.
So this week it is back on program and lets hope things keep going as well as before and that there is nothing stupid with the pandemic that effects my plans, and lets not forge the Arnold is running under the IPF banner so that means it is an international event and there is the chance of Continental records to be broken at this prestigious event.
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