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The cut down to 93 kgs continues...meanwhile, turned 50, feels the same as 49 so far.

I haven't bothered blogging about my training lately because, frankly, it hasn't even been interesting enough to me for me to think about writing anything about it.  I'm still in the process of dropping my bodyweight down enough that I can compete in the 93 kg weight class and while that's happening, I haven't put much of a priority in strength development.  At best, I'm trying to maintain what strength I have in the hopes that when I finally get my body to stabilize somewhere around 200 lbs, that I'll be able to build strength from that point.

At the moment I'm still 215 lbs so I have quite a bit of work to do to make 93 kgs (205 lbs) comfortably by Provincials on November 11, 2016.  I was able to make 93 kgs for the Niagara meet in May but it required a weight cut from 218 lbs a week out and 213 lbs the night before.  The cut sapped my strength approximately 10% so, while I was able to make a total and complete the meet, the quality of my lifts was de…