20th Aug 2013

USAPL NJ State Meet Summary & Video

On August 10th 2013, I made my return to the powerlifing platform and competed for the first time in 6 years at the USAPL NJ State Championships. It was a...

02nd Aug 2013
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8/2/2013 – 200# Bench

I finally hit 200#, and with a competition pause!!! This was/is my goal for the meet. Now, I know I can do it, just have to execute at the competition....

31st Jul 2013
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7/31/2013 – 350# Deadlift

Today was my last big squat and deadlift before the 8/10 meet – 9 days out. I do not normally squat and deadlift on the same day, but I chose...

29th Jul 2013
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7/29/2013 – 195# Bench

11 days out of the USAPL NJ Powerlifting State Championships. Today I hit 195 with a pause (required for the competition), and it looked and felt great. The 195 paused...

26th Jul 2013
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7/26/2013 – 345# Deadlift

What a great day in the gym! Pulled a strong 345 pounds, and feeling ready for the competition. My form and technique have improved over the last three months (still...

24th Jul 2013
Meagan Pollock Bench Press 190#

7/24/2013 – Bench Press 190#

I am 16 days out of my meet, and today was a big bench day. I got in a great workout, but still struggle to get good help in the...

23rd Jul 2013
MPollock 285 Squat on 7/23/2013

7/23/2013 – 285# Raw Squat

Great squat day in the gym. Worked up to a heavy single at 285, and though it was technically rough, it was still a good lift. The video looks better...

12th Jun 2013
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6/12/2013 Deadlift – “Don’t Back Down”

Don’t Back Down. That is what I told myself today, and it worked. Last week, I attempted 320 and couldn’t get it off the floor. This was really frustrating to...

11th Jun 2013
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6/11/2013 Bench

What a day! Hit a huge personal record today on bench! 195 pounds for a single with a modest pause (practicing for the meet!). I took the advice of a...

10th Jun 2013

6/10/2013 Squat – “Do you want to be great?”

I am 8 weeks and 4 days out of the USAPL NJ State Meet, Aug 10. Today’s squat workout was a little strange… but killer and I am proud of...