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Old 01-17-2013, 03:21 PM   #1
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SLDL:

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Saw this on tv, the other day, and thought it may be interesting to bring up for discussion.

I always assumed they were one and the same but a guy stated that the stiff-legged DL meant exactly that and was different to a straight-legged DL.

So, the difference lies in the fact that the straight-legged DL requires straight legs with no bend at the knee, whereas the stiff-legged DL has a slight knee bend with fixed position legs which are not straight.

Which means that on occasion, I have been doing SLDLs and at other times I did SLDLs but who knew?
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you got me Babs... i thought it was the same also.... i do them and try to keep my legs straight with as little bend as possible...
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SLDL:

Straight-legged DL
Stiff-legged DL


Saw this on tv, the other day, and thought it may be interesting to bring up for discussion.

I always assumed they were one and the same but a guy stated that the stiff-legged DL meant exactly that and was different to a straight-legged DL.

So, the difference lies in the fact that the straight-legged DL requires straight legs with no bend at the knee, whereas the stiff-legged DL has a slight knee bend with fixed position legs which are not straight.

Which means that on occasion, I have been doing SLDLs and at other times I did SLDLs but who knew?
Me

I am anal about these variations. It drives me cuckoo that people don't know the differences. Mental tick.
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Old 01-18-2013, 01:11 PM   #4
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I am anal about these variations. It drives me cuckoo that people don't know the differences. Mental tick.
Ha, there's always one

Obviously, or maybe not yet, the reason I put it out there was because the person that came out with it on tv, also said something close to...


"I don't know what this exercise is called, if it has a name, I just call it the falling forward exercise" and he laughed, while I sat there thinking, yeah, well the rest of the world calls it a GHR.


So, apparently he was making sense Not that it matters much to me but in future I will distinguish between the two in some way when I jot them down after a session, purely because, as seen from the posts above, they are different...but not because it overly bothers me.
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Old 01-17-2013, 07:08 PM   #5
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Which means that on occasion, I have been doing SLDLs and at other times I did SLDLs but who knew?
I prefer SLDL out of those two, just my preference.

Stiff Leg is the only safe one in my book, Straight Leg is unnatural because the hamstring ties under the knee. So if your knee is locked out, you're putting a massive strain on the hamstring tendon where it gets cut off by the knee joint.

Go stiff legged, go heavy.
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I only knew about that from an article that someone wrote about it ^BtB^
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Old 01-17-2013, 07:29 PM   #7
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We use both. A stuff leg, normally from a deficit for heavy deads. A straight leg for stretching, with light weights.
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I am going to throw something out for the conversation. I always thought Stiff legged or straight legged deadlifts (pick one) started and ended on the ground, just like a regular deadlift. And Romanian deadlifts, start and end in the hang position and don't touch the ground.
Apparently this isn't the consensus. What say you?
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Stiff/straight hangs the bar out,kindaish like a goodmorningish.

Romanian keeps the bar riding your legs like a real dead. Neither of these touch the ground to my knowledge. I've only done romanian.
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Stiff/straight hangs the bar out,kindaish like a goodmorningish.

Romanian keeps the bar riding your legs like a real dead. Neither of these touch the ground to my knowledge. I've only done romanian.
I prefer RDLs (Romanian), which I thought was the same as stiff-legged...

Anyone try ADLs? (A for "American")
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