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    anyone else does this?
    its the equivalent of using a deficit, and it puts more emphasis on the quads
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    I used to, I don't think it makes very much difference.
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    I personally find it a little uncomfortable on the lumbar. It's probably mostly mental but still.
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    I feel like it makes it harder to feel like I'm on my heels and loading my hamstrings. That could all be in my head too but it just feels wrong.
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    (Original post by BKS)
    I feel like it makes it harder to feel like I'm on my heels and loading my hamstrings. That could all be in my head too but it just feels wrong.
    its true, it puts your ankle into flexion and makes it harder to recruit the posterior chain
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    (Original post by BKS)
    I feel like it makes it harder to feel like I'm on my heels and loading my hamstrings. That could all be in my head too but it just feels wrong.
    It's easy to get used to if you try, but I don't think there's much point.
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    I deadlift in my weightlifting shoes and don't think I notice any problem with regards to not "recruiting" the posterior chain.
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    Yeah it's kind of ridiculous that you could do a deadlift without the posterior chain.
 
 
 
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