11-16-2010, 06:49 PM #1
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11-16-2010, 07:05 PM #4
anything close to 200 is good if you're just starting out.
Deadlift is 70% technique. I doubled my deadlift just by learning how to drag the bar on my shins and keep my hips back, rather than leaning forward.
Form > strength. deadlift is an ego lift.
So there is no amount you "should" be able to deadlift. I've seen dudes who can only deadlift 250-300 be bigger and more built than dudes who can deadlift 425-500 ish. techniqueee
11-16-2010, 07:07 PM #5
Last time I did, I did 3x10x165. I think I could have gone to about 170-175ish for 3x10 though, didn't really feel to tired/sore after those sets. I've just been taking it easy since I'm still a noob at deads. Don't want to get hurt, since I'm also not using a belt or whatever.
11-16-2010, 07:07 PM #6
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11-16-2010, 07:12 PM #7
Remember these standards are based on your 1RM. If you don't know your 1RM, use this link to estimate it:
200 would be quite good if you're just starting out. 300+ as some have suggested is rather a lot for somebody weighing 135lbs, and it takes a while to work up to deadlifting over twice your body weight..
11-16-2010, 07:16 PM #8
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