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    I like how you told the bar to go up and it listened to you. I wouldn't dare talk to that much weight. 405 doesn't listen to just anybody.
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    Quote Originally Posted by herderdude View Post
    I like how you told the bar to go up and it listened to you. I wouldn't dare talk to that much weight. 405 doesn't listen to just anybody.
    Hahaha sometimes you just have to boss gravity around.
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    My wife Kristi Pulling 315 Reverse Band Deadlift for a single- http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xsk95...ature=youtu.be

    635 Reverse Band Pull for a single- http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Tdw8E...ature=youtu.be
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    Quote Originally Posted by Little_Dude View Post
    My wife Kristi Pulling 315 Reverse Band Deadlift for a single- http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xsk95...ature=youtu.be

    635 Reverse Band Pull for a single- http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Tdw8E...ature=youtu.be
    Crazy impressive!!!!!
    DO IT FOR THE "HOLY, SH*T, YOU GOT HOT"...
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    Quote Originally Posted by puccah8808 View Post
    Crazy impressive!!!!!
    Yeah she is a beast :-)
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    Probably different for sumo pulls but, where do you set up your bands to deload when you are using the RB set up and how much weight are they deloading at floor?

    I had mine set up to deload about #125-#135 @ floor (too much?) and then fully load about 17"-18" a bit above the mid shin, but when I went back to floor with full load, had a false sense of security. Chains and bands seemed to work better for me, but I did like the feel of the pull on the RB set up.
    I also wonder if it might be better to use say a 2" deficit with these?
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    You'll probably want to overhaul your sumo technique as what you're presently doing is not a sumo deadlift. There should be very little, if any, movement from the erectors and the lift should be envisioned as more of a squat than a conventional deadlift. Based off of your squat video as well, the likely reason for this deviation is weakness in the glutes and core.
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    Quote Originally Posted by PaulBlack View Post
    Probably different for sumo pulls but, where do you set up your bands to deload when you are using the RB set up and how much weight are they deloading at floor?

    I had mine set up to deload about #125-#135 @ floor (too much?) and then fully load about 17"-18" a bit above the mid shin, but when I went back to floor with full load, had a false sense of security. Chains and bands seemed to work better for me, but I did like the feel of the pull on the RB set up.
    I also wonder if it might be better to use say a 2" deficit with these?
    I do the same thing. I set up the bands so that 135lbs is just barely adding pressure to the floor and it completely deloads at my hands luckily I am perfect height for these bands so it works just perfect for me.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Rodja View Post
    You'll probably want to overhaul your sumo technique as what you're presently doing is not a sumo deadlift. There should be very little, if any, movement from the erectors and the lift should be envisioned as more of a squat than a conventional deadlift. Based off of your squat video as well, the likely reason for this deviation is weakness in the glutes and core.
    I agree with what your saying about the weakness in the glutes how ever I am pulling completely Sumo. Its more of in between the two and where I feel the strongest however I do know and do not debate that you are def correct about the muscle weakness.
    Have a good day!!!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Little_Dude View Post

    I agree with what your saying about the weakness in the glutes how ever I am pulling completely Sumo. Its more of in between the two and where I feel the strongest however I do know and do not debate that you are def correct about the muscle weakness.
    Although your stance is sumo, the pull itself is not sumo. The sumo deadlift is much more akin to a squat as you push on the outside of the feet with the lumbar acting as only a stabilizer and not a primary mover.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Rodja View Post
    Although your stance is sumo, the pull itself is not sumo. The sumo deadlift is much more akin to a squat as you push on the outside of the feet with the lumbar acting as only a stabilizer and not a primary mover.
    I mean to say how ever I am not pulling completely sumo my apologies for not proof reading before posting haha. But thank you honestly for the critique.
    Have a good day!!!
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    420 for 4 Foam Box Squat. Belt Only made me happy as box Squats are usually a good bit harder than a free squat for me.
    http://youtu.be/79BwW-eP0W8

    510 for 5 Reverse Band Squat done last weekend.
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ifXtGlykp1c
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    Sunday-

    600 Reverse Band Squat:
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oSoTE...ature=youtu.be

    550 Belt Only Deadlift:
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UohqaYsIykw

    Kristi 290 Reverse Band with a FREAKIN Pause... Notice the last 6in of the movement the bands are not even contacting the bar:
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U6eeE...ature=youtu.be

    Today-
    315LBS Push Press finally after well over a year THANK YOU who ever prayed for that
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nAqE_...ature=youtu.be[/quote]
    Have a good day!!!
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