This is a new blog to about my training to reach a 500lb dead-lift. After I reach 500lbs I will set a new goal but right now that is my focus. First a few disclaimers about me: I am the new admin and rep for That means if you are emailing customer service or chatting with us via ZopimChat on Leanbulk I am the one you are talking to. I am following in my predecessors footsteps, Bobby Faber as he blogged his way to a 680lb world record bench press! In saying that I want to point out that I am not a professional lifter or bodybuilder. I have never competed in any sort of competition but I do think about it often and it is not off the table. But generally I just consider myself a normal guy. I am 38 years old and I have been a weight lifting enthusiast since I was a teenager. Although I have been lifting weights for over 20 years I have only been doing dead-lifts consistently for about 3 months. At the moment my 1 rep max is 415lbs at a weight of 195lbs give or take. Not an obscenely heavy lift obviously but still respectable. This blog will include training videos and intro videos each week via the Leanbulk youtube channel so you can follow me and my progress as I hit PR’s. I will also talk about the supplements that I am taking, if I happen to be on any!


Week 11 Training for APF state meet

By Bobby Faber 2014 WPC/APF World Bench Press Champion 275lb weight class   Coming into week 11 for the APF STATE meet in MARCH 2015 im feeling strong, I took the last week off for a deload week. I was pushing my body hard for a good 5 weeks and needed a deload. When you

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Week 10 For APF State Meet

By Bobby Faber 2014 WPC/APF World Bench press Champion 275lb weight class     This is the start of week 10 in my program for APF State Championships. Training is going well, I need to overload my central nervous system every week from here out until the competition. Overloading of the (CNS) will allow me


Week 9 APF State Meet

We just started week 9 of 16 for the APF state championship. I am starting this week feeling great, my bench is still strong considering my groin injury and my time off. Last week was my first time feeling anything over 455lbs and I must say it felt great. My goal for this meet is


Week 8 APF State Meet

By Bobby Faber 2014 WPC/APF World Bench Press Champion 275lb Weight Class   We are entering week 8 of my training cycle for the APF state meet in March. Training is going well and I am feeling very strong. Currently I am running 1-Andro for my test base and 6 MASS for strength. I am



  By Bobby Faber 2014 WPC/APF World Bench Press  Champion 275 lb Weight Class   last night was my first night back in the gym for the last 3 weeks, I have had a rough few weeks and even chose to pull out of this competition in march. But the champion in me says fuck


Week 6 Of 16 For Apf State Meet

By Bobby Faber 2014 WPC/APF World Bench Press Champion 275lb Weight Class   We are now into week 6 of my training schedule for March 27th, which means I am 10 weeks out from competition day. This is when things start getting serious and the weight starts going up, up until now its kind of


Week 5 of 14 for APF State Meet

Monday 12/29 Today starts the 5th week of training for my 1st competition. It’s Monday so we trained back but since I have a injury I cannot do deadlifts. I did some accessory work instead of deadlifts while my guys were deadlifting, and I jumped in on the exercises that I could do with zero irritation to


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