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Charles Okpoko  UTπŸ‚ 2x IPF World Champ Titan Athlete HouseofBeefFitness Athlete Coaching: charlesokpoko@ymail.com PT: Big Tex Gym / UT RecSports / Northcross Fitness

https://www.olympicchannel.com/en/events/the-world-games-wroclaw-2017/

World Games, It's been a blast! I technically had the best meet of my life because I had a 5kg PR total of 770kg (1698lbs) with a 312.5kg squat, 220kg bench, and a 257.5kg deadliftπŸ™ƒ. But it sure didn't feel like it once the meet was over. Coming into this competition, I had set extremely high goals for myself, none of which I was able to hit. I wanted to break the all-time record on squat (326kg), I wanted PR in each lift to total 800kg, and I wanted to walk away with a silver medal (because there was no way in hell I was going to beat one of the greatest of all time Sergey Fedosienko). And I didn't achieve any one of them. Well I almost achieved one. After I got my last deadlift I was pleasantly surprised to hear from Gene Bell that I was currently in the silver medal position. There was a shred of hope that despite only going 7/9 on my attempts and not totaling close to what I expected, I may still end up with a silver medal. Then that dream was also shattered. I was bested by another individual, Hassan. And rightfully so. He came out of nowhere and smashed the all-time deadlift record with a 315kg (693lb) deadlift on his final attempt to claim the silver medal.
So, I walked away with a bronze medal at my very first World Games competing against seasoned Veterans in the sport of powerlifting. I have a lot to be thankful for. Just being on that podium was an honor. Yet, I am still not satisfied. Honestly, idk if I ever will be lol πŸ˜…. I feel like too many mistakes were made and I left too much out there to be satisfied. The show must go on. I have a lot more I would like to accomplish in this sport, so be on the lookout bc I'm coming back hungrier than ever before.
All that said, thank you to EVERYONE that supported me and continues to do so. You guys are definitely helping me make my dreams come true and I really appreciate it. The love that I have gotten this entire time has been amazing and I feel so blessed to have the community that I do around me. Shoutout to you know who y'all are lol! #worldgames2017 #teamusa #powerlifting #Titan #Beef

The time has finally come! I am about to leave the US and head to Poland! Thank you so much to everyone that helped me get here! I will make y'all proud. I will be competing on Monday 7/24/17 at 7am CT so tune in if you want to catch the action! Wish me luck y'all!πŸ˜πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡ΈπŸ’ͺ🏾
#teamusa #worldgames2017 #usapl #ipf
https://www.olympicchannel.com/en/events/the-world-games-wroclaw-2017/

I'm ready!!!πŸ’ͺ🏾πŸ”₯

Peep the new BEEF HAT!!!😍 Like if you're feeling Patriotic and #BEEFY AF!πŸ’ͺ🏾 Go to @houseofbeeffitness to get yours! #houseofbeeffitness #usapl #ipf #powerlifting #beef

So, I strained my left quad last Monday on my squat top set, which kinda freaked me out because the World Games is right around the corner. I did some rehab on my own for a little over a week and decided to test it out today with some encouragement from my coach. I normally bench and deadlift on Wednesday for this training cycle, so do the math and you got yourself a little mock meet lol (S: 285kg | B: 190kg | D: 240kg). I was worried about re-injuring my quads, but surprisingly, today ended up being one of my best if not the best training day of my cycle for the World Games!😁 I felt like everything has come together and my confidence for the competition is on a whole new level. The USA team is going to do something special y'all! You don't wanna miss it!
#worldgames2017 #worldgames #ipf #usapl #powerlifting #squat #bench #deadlift #teamtitan #teamusa #houseofbeeffitness

GNC was kind enough to sponsor the USA World Games powerlifting athletes with some free swag!! Thank you so much @gnclivewell! And thanks @priscillaribic for making this happen!
#worldgames2017 #worldgames #teamusa #usa #usapl #gnc

260kg heaviest deadlift single for #worldgames2017 prep. My quads will be the death of me πŸ’€β˜ οΈ
@iandeadlifts with the words of encouragement and video cred πŸŽ₯
#worldgames #ipf #usapowerlifting #usapl #powerlifting #teamusa #teamtitan #houseofbeeffitness #deadlift #toomuchquad

200kg top set today. It wasn't as pretty as I'd like but I got it. This matches my current meet PR, so hopefully I'll be setting a new PR in a couple weeks after I'm well rested! 😁
#teamusa #worldgames #worldgames2017 #bench #powerlifting #teamtitan #houseofbeeffitness #usapl #ipf

305kg top set. This is my last heavy week before the world games. Depth and speed was on point! πŸ‘ŒπŸΎ I can't wait to see how far I can push my limit in a few weeks! That all-time world record is within my grasp πŸ’ͺ🏾
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There's still time left to get my World Games shirt! Click the link on my bio to get yours! @bigtexgym
#worldgames #worldgames2017 #ipf #usapl #squats #powerlifting #teamtitan #houseofbeeffitness #teamusa

Only 1 day left to order a t-shirt! If you want one and still haven't, please do so now before the campaign is over!
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665 lbs. Enough said. Oh and less than 5 more days to get your hands on one of my shirts...click the link on my bio to support!

Touching a barbell to your chest in a bench shirt is no easy task, but I done did it. I just wanna thank the crushing weight of 415 lbs for making this dream a reality.
There's only 7 days left to help my campaign by purchasing a shirt. Do so now by clicking the link on my bio before you miss your chance. To those that already supported by sharing, purchasing, or donating, you're the real MVPπŸ†
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