well it will count. but teenagers on forums might not "agree" with it.
Well hey now, that's just getting passive aggressive.
I think a more accurate consequence would be that middle school aged and high school football jocks on YouTube will call the lifter a "pussy" even if they're pulling 5,000 pounds from a 10 inch deficit with their feet on two separate, 5 inch-in-diameter wooden poles.
Yes they're legal.
Also, strong Maori / rugby tribal ritual while setting up the pull.
Best gym lifts: S 395 x 3 / B 355 x 1 / D 480 both C&S