Posted by Michael on October 22, 2015, 10:42 am, in reply to "Re: Deadlift/Legs"
Yep. I stop it right below the knee, then complete it. Definitely not a strong lift for me. I always miss dead lifts right above the knee, so I figure that I need to work on strength below the knee to blow past that weak spot. |
: When you do the paused deadlift, are you
: referring to lifting it to jut below the
: knee and then lifting the rest of the way?
: We have done this some and like it. Our
: weekness has been the deadlift so have
: really worked on it this past offseason.
: --Previous Message--
: Deadlift: 417.5 3x2, 400x4. Went smoothly
: Beltless Paused DL: 315 2x5.
: RDL: 225 2x10. Paused at bottom.
: Dead Leg Press: 2x10
: Bodyweight: 148.3. Have all of my DL
: workouts planned till Natural Nationals, and
: I'm pretty confident with how I've set it
: up. Sticking to the plan all the way this
: time. Goal will be 222.5 on 2nd or 3rd
: attempt, and 227.5-230 kg on 3rd or 4th
: attempt. Deadlifts are moving to Monday, and
: Heavy Bench and Curl to Friday. Those seem
: to be the days I get decent sleep before.
: Left shoulder/bicep felt back to normal.