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You know the rules, have all the right gear, and are confident about your lifts. But what actually happens when you show up on the day of your first contest? Read this article and avoid that "deer in the headlights" look.
Author: Mike Armstrong, StrongArm Sport owner

'I’ve had the opportunity and pleasure of meeting, talking with and even training with some of the best lifters in the sport. These experiences have given me lots of great insight into what the best lifters do."
Author: Alastair MacNicol, Powerifting program coach at Quantum Crossfit Gym in Toronto