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Andy Martinez 10-09-2012 07:32 PM

Basic Strength Standards Chart
 
Is there a strength reference chart for weightlifting? I have seen Mark Rippetoe's chart on the Starting Strength site and I've used it as reference for Presses, Squats and Deadlifts.
I understand that progress in the Olympic Lifts involves a great deal of technique development but I am wondering if said chart would be helpful in determining when to implement certain cycles.
Thanks

Greg Everett 10-10-2012 04:19 PM

The Soviet classification system is as good as it gets for this. It sets standards for 6 classifications for each bodyweight class and gender. You can find it in Charniga's Russian manual translations and in Bob Takano's upcoming book.

Blair Lowe 10-22-2012 02:11 AM

http://angrygoatathletics.org/AgA_GS_Ranking_Norms.pdf

http://www.takanoathletics.com/blog/?p=1990 New USAW system for rankings.

https://docs.google.com/viewer?a=v&q...YM7kq25qXCRfIQ]

Ryan Dritlein 10-22-2012 10:42 PM

Sweet!

Thanks for the links Blair!

Blair Lowe 10-23-2012 02:08 PM

I knew the Russian standards had to be out on the web somewhere. The new US ones look pretty daunting as Mr. Takano points out.


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