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The Deadlift Challenge: New PR?

Max as tested on 10/01/2015- 220 kgs So as I said a couple of weeks ago I would be taking a bit of time off from the Deadlift Challenge due to picking up an injury and generally feeling a bit burned out. Initially I set out a 10 week program to a new PR, but…
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The Deadlift Challenge: Week 2

Max as tested on 10/01/2015- 220 kgs Week 2: 80% of max (176 kgs rounded up to 180 kgs) 4 sets of 3 reps As in Week 1 at this early stage of the build-up to a new max I’m going for speed and form to try and build up my base level of strength.…
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The Deadlift Challenge: Week 1

Max as tested on 10/01/2015- 220 kgs Week 1: 75% of max (165 kgs) 4 sets of 5 reps The build-up to a new max in ten weeks starts here. This is the lightest weight I’ll be using during this training cycle: as I go on I’ll be reducing the number of sets and reps…
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The Deadlift challenge: Testing my max

I love the deadlift.  It’s probably the most taxing exercise, but that means the rewards are great too. Plus you get to move a lot of weight around.  What’s not to like? As I keep saying unless you have a serious pre-existing back condition, no matter who you are, male or female, you should be…
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