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May 19, 2008

IronMan 2008

Filed under: News — Phil @ 7:00 am

The annual IronMan competition is being held at Cosgroves Physio-Fit Centre in Atherton on Saturday 21st June.

The aim is to raise as much money as possible for Christies Cancer Research.

Like last year there will be 7 events to test the competitors muscle power and endurance. Competitors will choose their strongest 6 exercises out of the 7.

The weight categories are: Mens under 90kg and Mens over 90kg.

The events are as follows:

Hack Squat Full range of movement should be performed, beyond 90° flexion, pausing momentarily at bottom and also at full lock
Bench Press Pausing momentarily at chest, press to full lockout
Deadlift No bouncing at lower end of range, dead bar up to full lockout
Smith Machine Shoulder Press Bar down to below chin and press to arms length
Chins When pulling up chin must be level with the bar, must lower until arms are fully straight
Dips + Weight Dipping down until the elbow is at 90° flexion, up to full lockout
Standing EZ Curls Pause at bottom of the movement then curl up to shoulder level

Here are the weights for each category and exercise:

Under 90 Kg Over 90 Kg
Hack Squat 3 x 20 Kg per side 5 x 20 Kg per side
Bench Press 2 x 20 Kg per side 3 x 20 Kg per side
Deadlift 4 x 20 Kg per side 5 x 20 Kg per side
Smith Machine Shoulder Press 3 x 10 Kg per side 4 x 10 Kg per side
Chins Bodyweight Bodyweight
Dips Bodyweight + 20 Kg Bodyweight + 30 Kg
Standing EZ Curls 20 Kg per side 30 Kg per side

The event is free to enter but a donation of £3 or whatever you can afford is welcomed by all who attend.

The event starts at 1:30pm but competitors are urged to arrive 1 hour before for an event briefing.

Neal from CoopersGuns will be competing so it would be nice for all who can attend to show their support.

If you wish to compete please post your details in the forum or personal message me and I will enter you into the event. I need the following details:

Telephone number
Gym you train at
Under 90kg / Over 90kg – there will be a weigh-in to confirm this.

The address for the gym is:

Cosgroves Physio-Fit Centre
Station Approach
M46 9LJ

Located next to Atherton train station, approximately 30 minutes drive from Manchester.

If you have any further questions please post in this forum topic: IronMan 2008

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