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    Deadlift video

    One of my sets from my 5x5 with 380lbs tonight. First week back doing heavy deads, last week I only did 330 to get back into things after taking the week off and nursing a strained muscle.

    I never noticed how little leg drive I get with the first (and others, but not as bad) pull, but if I try using more legs I get screwed up.

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    what is that on your shins?

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    Black dress socks that I cut the toes out of
    22 - 5'10@236lbs!
    Bench - 325 (old)
    Squat - 455x2 (old)
    Deadlift - 500(old)

    Total: 1280lbs 100% raw




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    Quote Originally Posted by berfles View Post
    Black dress socks that I cut the toes out of
    does the bar get hung up on them at all?

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    Nope, the only thing the bar does is pull my damn shorts down with each rep. The sock are a bitch to get over my calves and up to my knee though, I hope they'd go past my thighs but there's no chance of that. My shins get a tad beat up but nothing like the damn craters I got from doing it before.
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    Bench - 325 (old)
    Squat - 455x2 (old)
    Deadlift - 500(old)

    Total: 1280lbs 100% raw




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    Good work!

    My only suggestion would be that you are starting with the bar too far out in front of you.


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    i think it looks like it's not touching your shins because maybe your hips shoot up alittle faster than you're pulling back?
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    I guess that could be.

    What should I shoot for max wise? I've only really maxed once and that was at 415, which I'm sure would be simple now.
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    Quote Originally Posted by berfles View Post
    I guess that could be.

    What should I shoot for max wise? I've only really maxed once and that was at 415, which I'm sure would be simple now.
    It'd be helpful to know your 3 or 5rm. 5x5 doesn't really tell us much.
    Only way to find out is to get in front of the bar and pull!
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    Quote Originally Posted by MightyPitbull View Post
    It'd be helpful to know your 3 or 5rm. 5x5 doesn't really tell us much.
    Only way to find out is to get in front of the bar and pull!
    I suppose. I just never know if I'm pussing out or if I really can't do the weight, I'm always worried about my back for max attempts.

    I'm sure I could have pulled 380 for 10 reps, but no idea what my 5RM is.
    22 - 5'10@236lbs!
    Bench - 325 (old)
    Squat - 455x2 (old)
    Deadlift - 500(old)

    Total: 1280lbs 100% raw




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    Why is the vid private?
    Injured.

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    Sorry, YouTube is a piece of garbage with me for some reason. Should be fixed now.
    Last edited by berfles; 05-14-2009 at 08:14 PM.
    22 - 5'10@236lbs!
    Bench - 325 (old)
    Squat - 455x2 (old)
    Deadlift - 500(old)

    Total: 1280lbs 100% raw




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    Pretty strong. I would never deadlift in those kind of shoes though. Pull back more, and less up. Pretty nice other than that. I dunno which of us would be correct, but my negative is much faster. I don't like expending energy on the negative with deadlifts.
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    The shoes are getting a bit worn out for deadlifts, they shift a lot. I need new ones.
    22 - 5'10@236lbs!
    Bench - 325 (old)
    Squat - 455x2 (old)
    Deadlift - 500(old)

    Total: 1280lbs 100% raw




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    Quote Originally Posted by berfles View Post
    The shoes are getting a bit worn out for deadlifts, they shift a lot. I need new ones.

    Yea, get something with a flat sole(wrestling shoes/Chucks, etc). Make sure to stay back on your heels. Looked pretty good.
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    I do have another question. Why is it that my initial pull is slower and feels harder, but the rest of my pulls are fine? I'm not talking touch and go, I mean a full release of the weight and a new rep. Is it that my form is a bit different after the initial pull or something mental?
    22 - 5'10@236lbs!
    Bench - 325 (old)
    Squat - 455x2 (old)
    Deadlift - 500(old)

    Total: 1280lbs 100% raw




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