Okay, I recently decided to use my straight leg deadlift grip for my deadlift. I reaslly prefer the grip, and it feels alot better! I can also get more weight up this way. Its pretty much the normal grip, sep I have my right palm pointing the opposite way, while my left hand is still in placed in its normal position. Is this cheating on my deadlifts? I usually dont do this until I get to the point where the weight is starting to really become hard to lift off. Up to this point my deadlift max was maybe around 275, but when I changed up my grip I easily got 315, and think I could have done alittle more. Is this taking away from any strength gains? I am sure its taking away maybe alittle from gripping, but I can do with alittle strength gains being taken away from grip as long as I can build more whole body strength.