Great. Thanks for the feedback guys. I guess what I'm doing is the norm. I have found personally if I don't take these 2-3 seconds to 'regroup', my form is not solid and I can't pull as well.
"The fastest way to get strong muscles is also the fastest way to make them bigger. We know what works best to make them strong in the shortest time possible. If you want to get big, do the thing that makes them strong." - Marc Rippetoe
Zdravko Veselin Gaeta
I am not a powerlifter nor am I a bodybuilder. I just want to be big and strong.