Blood Series [ BLD ]:  A brutal yet formulaic test of body and mind. One unbroken set based on the athletes’ bodyweight, the first opponent is yourself.

ABOUT
      • VENUE – THE COMFORT OF YOUR OWN GYM, THIS IS A VIRTUAL LEAGUE
      • MOVEMENTS – SQUAT, BENCH PRESS, PULL UPS, OVERHEAD PRESS, BARBELL CURLS, DEADLIFTS
      • SETS – ONE
      • REP MAX – TO FAILURE
      • SEQUENCE – AT DISCRETION OF ATHLETE. DEADLIFTS MUST ALWAYS BE LAST
      • TIME ALLOWED PER MOVEMENT – 6 MINUTES FOR MALES, 4 MINUTES FOR FEMALES
      • ATHLETE REGISTRATION IS VIA THE SUPER LEAGUE APP
LIFTS

SQUATS
BACK SQUAT ONLY
UPPER THIGH MUST BREAK PARALLEL TO THE FLOOR
KNEES MUST LOCKOUT AT THE TOP
HIPS MUST LOCKOUT AT THE TOP
CONTINUOUS REPS, RERACKING MEANS SET IS OVER

BENCH PRESS
BAR MUST TOUCH CHEST WITHOUT BOUNCING
ELBOWS MUST LOCKOUT AT THE TOP
TOUCH AND GO ALLOWED
BUTT MUST REMAIN ON BENCH AT ALL TIMES
CONTINUOUS REPS, RERACKING MEANS SET IS OVER

STRICT PULL-UPS
NOSE MUST CLEAR BAR
FULL EXTENSION AT THE BOTTOM
KIPPING AND BUTTERFLY’S PROHIBITED
CANNOT CHANGE GRIP ONCE SET HAS STARTED
CONTINUOUS REPS, DROPPING FROM THE BAR MEANS SET IS OVER

SHOULDER PRESS
STANDING STRICT PRESS
BARBELL ONLY
NO BEHIND THE NECK PRESSES
NO LEG INVOLVEMENT
FEET MUST STAY PARALLEL – NO SPLIT STANCE
BAR MUST CLEAR CHIN AT THE BOTTOM
ELBOWS MUST LOCK OUT FULLY AT THE TOP
CONTINUOUS REPS, RERACKING MEANS SET IS OVER

STRICT CURLS
BARBELL / EZ BAR ONLY
ELBOWS MUST PASS 90 DEGREE FLEXION AT THE TOP
ELBOWS MUST LOCKOUT AT THE BOTTOM
NO SWINGING ALLOWED
CONTINUOUS REPS, NO PAUSE EXCEEDING THREE SECONDS BETWEEN REPS AT THE BOTTOM – RESTING AT THE TOP OK

DEADLIFT
NO SUMOS, CONVENTIONAL DEADLIFTS ONLY
FULL HIP EXTENSION AT THE TOP
TOUCH AND GO ALLOWED
BAR MUST TOUCH FLOOR WITHOUT BOUNCING
CONTINUOUS REPS, NO PAUSE EXCEEDING THREE SECONDS BETWEEN REPS AT THE BOTTOM – RESTING AT THE TOP OK

SCORING
    • ALL SCORES CAN BE FOUND ON THE SUPER LEAGUE APP
    • ATHLETE BODY WEIGHTS WILL BE REGISTERED UP TO 24 HOURS PRIOR TO KILL TIME VIA VIDEO FOOTAGE TO HQ – VIDEO MUST ALSO INCLUDE TIME OF WEIGH IN
    • MALE ATHLETES WILL HAVE 6 MINUTES PER MOVEMENT, FEMALE ATHLETES WILL HAVE 4 MINUTES PER MOVEMENT
    • IF THE ATHLETE FINISHES ONE MOVEMENT BEFORE THE 4 OR 6 MINUTES IS UP, THEY ARE NOT PERMITTED TO START ON THE NEXT MOVEMENT UNTIL THE NEXT 4 OR 6 MINUTES BEGINS
    • THERE ARE NO GAPS BETWEEN EXERCISES, THE CLOCK IS A ROLLING 4 OR 6 MINUTE CLOCK. THE FEMALE ATHLETE WILL FINISH THEIR ROUND IN 24 MINUTES AND THE MALE ATHLETE IN 36 MIN
    • ATHLETES WILL BE REQUIRED TO BE FILMED DURING THE OUTPUT ROUND. THE VIDEO OF THE ENTIRE ROUND MUST BE UPLOADED TO ATHLETES TWITCH CHANNEL AND AN EMAIL SENT TO SU@SUPERLEAGUE.LIVE SO THAT SCORES CAN BE VERIFIED. EMAIL MUST ALSO INCLUDE WEIGHTS USED AND REPS PERFORMED. IF NO FOOTAGE IS RECEIVED, THE ATHLETE WILL BE DISQUALIFIED
    • IF THE SPOTTER TOUCHES THE ATHLETE OR THE BAR AT ANY POINT DURING A REP, THAT REP WILL NOT COUNT
    • SCORES ARE CALCULATED USING ALLOMETRIC SCORING, THE MOST ADVANCED METHOD TO CALCULATE RELATIVE STRENGTH. USING A CALCULATION BASED ON MASS (BODY WEIGHT), FORCE (TOTAL OUTPUT), AND A PROPRIETARY MULTIPLIER, SCORES ARE A SCIENTIFICALLY VALIDATED VALUE THAT IS MORE ACCURATE THAN ANY OTHER KNOWN SCORING SYSTEM. A TOOL IS AVAILABLE ON THE APP TO SIMULATE AND CALCULATE SCORES
    • IF, ONCE HQ HAS REVIEWED FOOTAGE, THE REPS ARE NOT DEEMED SUITABLE, ANY SCORES WILL BE UPDATED. IT IS THE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE ATHLETE TO UNDERSTAND AND RECORD GOOD REPS
    • ALL ATHLETES ARE HELD TO A STANDARD OF CONDUCT AND ETHIC CODE. IF AN ATHLETE IS FOUND TO BE INTENTIONALLY CHEATING IN ANY WAY, A NO TOLERANCE POLICY WILL BE ENFORCED, AND THE ATHLETE WILL BE BANNED FROM SUPER LEAGUE FOR LIFE
WEIGHT CLASSES

MALES
SUPER HEAVYWEIGHT – 240LBS AND OVER
HEAVYWEIGHT – 210 TO 239LBS
CRUISERWEIGHT – 180 TO 209LBS
LIGHT HEAVYWEIGHT – UP TO 179LBS

FEMALES
MIDDLEWEIGHT – 160LBS AND OVER
LIGHTWEIGHT – 140 TO 159LBS
FEATHERWEIGHT – 120 TO 139LBS
ANGELWEIGHT – 119 LBS AND BELOW

GEAR
    • LIFTING BELT AND LIFTING STRAPS/GRIPS ALLOWED
    • KNEE AND ELBOW SLEEVES ALLOWED
    • WRIST WRAPS ALLOWED
    • KNEE WRAPS ARE PROHIBITED

Male

    Rank Name Weight Class Score
    1Larry WheelsTBD25,838
    2Frank SummersTBD22,574
    3Steve TrippSuper Heavyweight21,385
    4Killer KrossSuper Heavyweight19.677
    5Kyle WardCruiserweight18,096
    6Jim SwitzerLight Heavyweight10,360
    7Ryan DiazTBD9.363

    Female

      Rank Name Weight Class Score
      1Rene MarvenTBD24,806
      2Nalani CookLightweight14,586
      3Hannah PringleTBD3