- 03-11-2009, 04:16 PM
- 03-11-2009, 04:33 PM
great lift man. what other accessory lifts do you do for back??? gaining on these can help immensly...
03-11-2009, 04:38 PM
I do a lot of weighted pull-ups, barbell rows and row variations. I also power clean every couple of weeks.
03-11-2009, 05:47 PM
man, you gotta do good mornings. when i first started doing them my deads blew up, im serious. also super wide deads will help, helps your lower part of the lift. wide stance/wide grip..
03-11-2009, 06:11 PM
Ohh yaa, I do good mornings, 45 degrees back raises, and glut-ham raises for lower back, I love good mornings, they really are great for the deadlift, and they help squat, and I think overhead pressing too.
03-11-2009, 06:27 PM
how much can you do with good mornings? i would love to do glute ham raises, but my gym doesnt have the equiptment. im sure that would greatly help my lifts...
03-11-2009, 08:25 PM
Ya, I only do glut-ham raises at home where my gym has a machine, but at school, 45 degrees back raises and good mornings suffice. I can do 10 reps with 225 doing good mornings, I haven't really gone over 225 much, but I might on friday since I'm doing sets of 6.
03-17-2009, 10:48 AM
Can you rack pull 600lbs from below the knee? If not then start training for that.
If you lose speed off the floor then get on a box and start increasing the ROM. Have a month of box deadlifts followed by rack pulls from below the knee plus 1 or 2 assistance exercises then go back to standard deads.
Assistance exercises - GM's, SLDL/RDL, Front squats to a box, GHR etc etc...
Upper back work like rows and pull-ups wont help much in my opinion and most powerlifters do these on bench days.
This is probably how ill try and break 600lbs on top of 600lb squat.
03-21-2009, 10:12 AM
03-22-2009, 08:20 PM
Ya I can rack pull over 600 pounds from the knee, I've recently started doing good mornings, and hoping that they will help the deadlift increase a lot. Good luck to both on your 600 pound deadlifts as well.
03-27-2009, 01:23 PM
03-27-2009, 06:31 PM
I am gonna try and max at over 600 soon, maybe before my surgery which will be in 2 weeks. Following the surgery, I will not be able to do any lower body for 4-6 weeks. A 600 lb pull would be nice.
03-28-2009, 06:48 AM
03-28-2009, 09:08 AM
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