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Old 04-05-2014, 03:09 PM   #11
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Old 04-06-2014, 10:17 AM   #12
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Haha, this sounds like me.

Long limbs in general for me, in fact, which makes both bench and squats "interesting" at the best of times, lol. Hence my deadlift seems relatively strong.

But anyway, all complaining aside , I do some arm work every week, and that's the reason really. Just a few sets each for tris and bis seems to do the trick.


edit: So it's probably case by case too.
so people with long limbs are usually better at the deadlift than the squat and bench ?
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Old 04-06-2014, 10:27 AM   #13
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so people with long limbs are usually better at the deadlift than the squat and bench ?
I'm not entirely sure, but it seems to me that long arms make for a more difficult bench, and long femurs for (usually) a more difficult squat.

Maybe long arms can help with deadlifts - or, compared to bench, for people like me, it's likely to be better.

So for example, 112.5kg (bench) and 160kg (squat) ... vs. 220kg deadlift! :/ *

Might be wrong, of course. It's not like I'm that experienced a lifter, and I definitely haven't studied biomechanics or whatever.


* So far, when I've actually done singles, a while back...
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so people with long limbs are usually better at the deadlift than the squat and bench ?
Not an absolute but for the most part yes. Longer ROM on bench press, shorter ROM on deadlift.
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Not an absolute but for the most part yes. Longer ROM on bench press, shorter ROM on deadlift.
This is me. Bench and squat way below dead lift.
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