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Old 03-22-2008, 01:35 PM
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Deadlifters dont deadlift that much, preferring to do assistance exercises for speed, power and strength. Hopefully this works for me [img]/forum/images/graemlins/smile.gif[/img]

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I wish I had that luxury. Can't do anything else because of my right knee.

The reason deadlifters don't deadlift much is because it takes everything out of you. My deadlift has gone up over the past couple months (deadlifting 1-2 times per week), and I'm still strong in the weight room, but the other 23 hours a day moving is a struggle.

Resting up for a couple weeks, deadlifting one last time, and then I'm done for at least a year.
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