Discussion in 'Strength & Conditioning Discussion' started by Brendon Katz, Oct 16, 2005.
whats the difference between romanian deadlifts and stiff-legged deadlifts?
Stiff-legged dl's are performed with legs kept completely straight (so as to give the hamstrings a maximum possible stretch). When doing a romanian dl, legs are bent when lowering the bar, but you're not actually squatting down as with a conventional deadlift. Does that make sense?
yeh , got it . thanks bro . how far down do u go ? till ur back is 90 degrees?
just before the bar touches the ground
also I think this will clear up the difference between the two:
none of the pics demonstrates a proper RDL!!!
RDL gives better stretch in the hamstring, check out pics in the stickis (exercise list)!
READ ALL YOU BITCHES BESIDES LARDASS WHO DON'T KNOW SHiT ABOUR RDL'S
The block is uneccessary, but the lift is started from a pre-loaded position.
thanks dood , good description.
I've seen the same movement called "dimmel deadlifts" before. Is it the same thing Carnal?
No, a dimmel dead involves less ROM, is more explosive (thus lighter weights) and done for higher reps.
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