Hello everyone. I’ve enjoyed reading everyone’s post and a countless number of the articles on T-Nation. With the encouragement from a good friend, I will be entering my first powerlifting competition in July. This is my 2nd week following the 5/3/1 program and I’m super excited and nervous as well…any tips or advice you guys can offer I would appreciate…I’m starting to get back to the strength levels I was at before child #2.
Age: 35 in May
Squat Max 250lbs
Bench Max 175lbs
Deadlift Max 245lbs
Should I try to cut weight to be in the 181 class?
Any weight belt brands you guys like would suggest; I’ve never lifted with one?