Can I do Rack Pulls and Sumo Deads in the same week? (routine inside)

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    Can I do Rack Pulls and Sumo Deads in the same week? (routine inside)


    I got ths routine off another site, its used by a natural pro BBer, with great success. Now I want to add rack pulls and keep doing sumo deads. Too much?

    Sunday: Upper Power
    -5x5 or 3x5 for all lifts(5x5 on bulk cause recovery is better, 3x5 on cut)
    -Barbell Bench Press
    -Barbell Rows
    -Rack Pulls
    -Military Press
    -Barbell Shrugs

    Monday: Lower Power
    -5x5 or 3x5 for all lifts(5x5 on bulk cause recovery is better, 3x5 on cut)
    -Squat (ATG)
    -Sumo Deadlift
    -6-8 sets of Standing Calf, little higher reps, i like to do 6-8 on heavy days

    Tues: Off (I usually do some cardio)

    Wednesday: Hypertrophy Chest/Arms
    (For hypertrophy days i never go to failure, always stop about 2 reps before failure)

    -DB Incline Bech 3x8-12
    -Barbell Close Grip Bench 3x8-12
    -DB Flat Bench 2x8-12
    -Preacher Curls 3x8-12 super setted with
    -Standing French Press 3x8-12
    -Push Downs 3x8-12 super setted with
    -DB Hammer Curls
    -Cable Crossovers 3x8-12
    -Machine Curl 3x8-12 supersetted with
    -Machine Dips 3x8-12

    Thursday: Hypertrophy Shoulders/Back/Traps
    (For hypertrophy days i never go to failure, always stop about 2 reps before failure)

    -DB Shoulder Press 3x8-12 super setted with
    -DB Front Raise 3x8-12
    -DB One Arm Row 3x8-12 super setted with
    -DB Arnold Press 3x8-12
    -Lat Pull Down (Wide Grip) 2x8-12 super setted with
    -DB Shrugs 2x10-15
    -Lat Pull Down (Close grip, palms facing in) 2x8-12 super setted with
    -DB Upright Row 2x10-15
    -T Bar Row 2x8-12 (Usually to tired/dead to do this last exercise, but some times i do it)

    Friday: Hypertrophy Legs/Calves
    (For hypertrophy days i never go to failure, always stop about 2 reps before failure)

    -Hack Squat 5x8-12 super setted with
    -Standing Calf 5x10-15
    -Leg Extensions 5x10-15 supper setted with
    -Sitting Leg Curls 5x10-15 supper setted with
    -Sitting Calf Raise 4x8-12

    Saturday: Off (cardio if you want)

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    I wouldn't do rack deads and sumo deads the same week.I do rack or regular deads every other week and even started doing leg press instead of sq's the week I do deads,Then sq's the week I skip them.I also do stiff leg deads on leg day too though.I injured my lower back before and it sucked!

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