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Block Pulls
« on: March 09, 2016, 06:01:58 PM »
Some proven methods of adding them into my routine for deadlift assistance work please.

I get the approach of being able to 'overload' per say. However, I am a bit stumped as if I should add them to my dead lift day, or swap them in/out for dead lifts on alternating weeks.. add a second pull day.. etc..

I am sure I just need to see what works for me, but again, I would appreciate some insight.

Appreciate some thoughts to topic.

Currently pulling 1 day per week.

Planning to build some blocks over the next week. 4x4 + 3/4 horse mat...

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Re: Block Pulls
« Reply #1 on: March 09, 2016, 06:14:41 PM »
No blocks at my gym so I do reverse band pulls.  I just do them at the end of my regular session.
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Re: Block Pulls
« Reply #2 on: March 10, 2016, 08:06:40 AM »
I never did block pulls, however I did do rack pulls....same thing.  I always did them after my DL's.
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Re: Block Pulls
« Reply #3 on: March 10, 2016, 09:36:36 AM »
Whenever I've done Block Pulls or Reverse Bands pulls, it's always after the main Deadlift exercise.

One combo I favor, is I'll do Deficit Deads first, then Reverse Band pulls. Gives a long stretch, to help loosen up, while working through a longer range of motion, and getting a good pump.  Then the heavy Bands, allow for an overload. 
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Re: Block Pulls
« Reply #4 on: March 10, 2016, 12:34:26 PM »
Thanks guys, pretty in line with what I have been reading elsewhere.

Figured I'd see if anyone had any further insight or 'programmatic' approaches that seemed to kick ass.

Always looking to add to my deadlift.. progress on deads, for me, slow as fuark!

Either way, thanks!