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Old 11-27-2012, 08:09 AM   #11
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Old 11-27-2012, 09:14 AM   #12
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One easy one I would add is work on your weak spot. Weak off the floor, pull from a deficit or use a snatch grip. Weak at lockout? Add in some RDL, rack pulls, 18inch deads, deads off tires, cleans, etc to improve your lockout. Weak at the knees? Do assistance from your sticking point.
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Old 11-27-2012, 07:13 PM   #13
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I know this is going to sound a bit strange but I find around the 93% 1RM mark works for me, where deadlifts are concerned.
Your CNS takes more of a beating with +90% of 1RM when you're pulling double and especially triple bodyweight.
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Old 11-27-2012, 08:42 PM   #14
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Tip #6... Have Steve stand behind you....you'll pull more !
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what is the best grip variation for the Deadlift ?
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Old 11-27-2012, 11:03 PM   #16
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Forgive me,i took that the wrong way.I shouldnt have shared that.Yes,Steves form cues would help.
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what is the best grip variation for the Deadlift ?
I dont know anyone who doesnt pull more with one hand over/one hand under mixed grip.Im right handed,and find doing left hand over/right hand under is the most comfortable.
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Old 11-28-2012, 08:00 PM   #17
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I dont know anyone who doesnt pull more with one hand over/one hand under mixed grip.Im right handed,and find doing left hand over/right hand under is the most comfortable.
In the coming years you will hook grip getting used much more. I can hook grip anything that I can over/under. Its just a bit uncomfortable is all.
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I found the step up and rip off floor method not only helped my pull but made it more fun. I used to fuss with my setup too much, which the Crew interpreted as me not having confidence in my hip position.

Great post & tips Steve.
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When deadlifting which muscle is working the hardest to keep the chest out? I assume the rhomboids
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When deadlifting which muscle is working the hardest to keep the chest out? I assume the rhomboids
Stop thinking like that. Angry,arch back,rip it,head back. All there is to it.
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