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    Best Deadlift Builders?

    Hello everyone please chime in!!

    What are your favorite Deadlift movements?

    What are your favorite accessory movements?

    Anyone like SLDL or Romanians to help your pull?

    Thank you very much!!
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    Squats, GHR, opposite stance pulls, upper back work, hip work, just hit it where you're weak!
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    I like to start my cycle with Pull from the top. its basically a romanian deadlift that starts at the lock out position.

    get in a rack with the bar on pins at waist level, Stand up. have your guys pull the pins out do 3 reps then wait until they put the pins back in to be done. really hammers the hams and glutes. My pull has gone up 40 lbs since i started doing them.

    Block pulls are great too.
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    Romanians w/ chains helped me a lot.

    Also, pulling from the floor conventional and/or sumo plus chains.

    I guess I'm saying that pulling against chains really helped my pull.
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    rack pulls

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    Low rack pulls against quad folded mini bands

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    Block pulls because they work where I'm weakest. I do a good amount of deficits and SLDL too.
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    I just started doing deads against double 20inch monster minis, i can really get some speed and lockout.

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    Close stance SSB really helped me with lower back and quad strength to break the bar from the floor. It's no longer my weak point thanks to those.
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    Quote Originally Posted by douglasoh5 View Post
    rack pulls
    Yes, but only if you are a gear whore and wear a dl suit that you get some good carryover from. I like these with and without bands for a suited conventional deadlift. Although with the bands I would only use them off a lower pin.

    Also, as a "assistance" movement / dynamic movement I like ultra wide stiff legged sumos. I pull conventional and I think it helps me reinforce getting my hips through. GHR and 45 degree back extensions as well. Also, do at least one ab exercise every training session.

    If I was training for a raw meet I would do a ****load of pulling from the floor and deficits as well, but that is because at the moment I am weak off the floor without a suit.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ehubbard View Post
    Also, as a "assistance" movement / dynamic movement I like ultra wide stiff legged sumos. I pull conventional and I think it helps me reinforce getting my hips through.
    I second that, straight-leg sumos have been good to me. Also really like reverse band pulls from a platform and pulling from blocks of various heights.

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    Deadlifts while standing on blocks have helped me, but the majority of my deadlift training is just regular deads for various reps and intensities.
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    Thanks guys great help!!

    Please keep it coming this has given me some really good ideas!!
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    Goodmornings have been really, really good to me

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    Quote Originally Posted by Cmanuel View Post
    Goodmornings have been really, really good to me
    Same here... Heavy barbell GM have really helped my DL. Also, rack pulls & hvy. DB shrugs help w/ the lock-out.

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    GM's suspended from chains seem to work well for me. Also can't believe I didn't mention them earlier, but zercher squats are tremendous.

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    Nick,
    Also, cant forget heavy lat work(weight pull-ups, DB rows, bent rows, etc.) Lat work really helps the pull off the floor... Along w/ the aforementioned, hyper's, rev. hyper's and pull-thrus for the lower-back.

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    Thanks guys!!

    Got some great info from you all.
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    personally using bands has made a ton of difference for me. as have GHR

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    Low SS bar box squats, GHR and rack pulls.

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    Excellent, thanks so much!!
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    Dimmels are great for assistance work.
    the explosiveness and speed very much like what you get from kbell swings, BUT because you're using a bar you can work with so much more weight.

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    rack pulls!

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    Doing DLs everyweek has been the best thing that I have ever done to improve my DL. 5-3-1 has got me hitting PRs almost every week on it.

    In the past I have had success with these 2 methods too.

    1) DL work up to a heavy triple then increase 10lbs each week.
    2) Alternating Rack Pull, DL, and Standing on blocks DL for 3 weeks then some type of Squat after. On the 4th week Squat Heavy.

    As for assitance exercises db and bb rows, pullups, db swings, and abs.

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