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Old 12-10-2012, 02:56 PM   #4941
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Old 12-10-2012, 04:22 PM   #4942
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Old 12-11-2012, 10:22 AM   #4943
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Heavy Deadlift Variation today - should I pull from blocks or pins? (both will be at same height and I'm not sure if there's a difference).

FWIW, if I want to pull from pins at my desired height, then I have to stand on a box.
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Old 12-11-2012, 10:26 AM   #4944
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I'm saying blocks if they're available. Pins never feel right, but are the only options I have at my gym.
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Old 12-11-2012, 10:31 AM   #4945
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Heavy Deadlift Variation today - should I pull from blocks or pins? (both will be at same height and I'm not sure if there's a difference).

FWIW, if I want to pull from pins at my desired height, then I have to stand on a box.
I like blocks. I simply hate setting the bar down on pins. I feel like I'm going to break of an end
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Old 12-11-2012, 10:33 AM   #4946
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I like blocks. I simply hate setting the bar down on pins. I feel like I'm going to break of an end
Perfect! So it's been decided. I've been pulling from the floor for the last few weeks of heavy deadlift days and I wanted a variation.
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Old 12-11-2012, 10:37 AM   #4947
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Perfect! So it's been decided. I've been pulling from the floor for the last few weeks of heavy deadlift days and I wanted a variation.
I love pulling from 3" blocks. It seems like a trivial difference, but my recovery is much better.
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Old 12-11-2012, 10:42 AM   #4948
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I love pulling from 3" blocks. It seems like a trivial difference, but my recovery is much better.
Yeah, I mostly wanna do it for recovery purposes/sticking point training. I feel like pulling from the blocks will help me with hip drive and working on not raising the hips too fast.

Let's pretend I don't have "real" blocks at my gym to pull from.

How many 45lb-plates can I stack to replicate a 3 inch block height?
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Yeah, I mostly wanna do it for recovery purposes/sticking point training. I feel like pulling from the blocks will help me with hip drive and working on not raising the hips too fast.

Let's pretend I don't have "real" blocks at my gym to pull from.

How many 45lb-plates can I stack to replicate a 3 inch block height?
I would stack 2 and see how that looks. 3 can get hairy

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