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Old 09-30-2012, 08:23 PM   #2
Greg Everett
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For next August, you can make some pretty ambitious goals - that's a long time. I would suggest looking up the qualifying totals for the American Open and use that as a basic reference point. If you're training consistently, hard and not doing other things, you may be able to make those totals by then.

This year's 62 total is 180; 69 is 216. So you'd need to add a minimum of 56kg to your current total, or 23kg to each lift. That's doable in a year if you're relatively new, which I'm assuming you are. 2kg/month on each lift (or slightly more since it's not a full year). I would aim for that and adjust as you go.
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