I have been lifting for a while and recentley hit a plateau. For reasons unknown i cannot deadlift anymore than 160kg. For 3 consecutive weeks i went up 10kg each week then i hit this pateau which has lasted some 8 weeks argh. What do most of you do when you hit a plateau? i switched it up and for the last two weeks have been doing more reps 42 last week 36 this week. Today sucked though, couldn't even pull 140, tried 170 couldn't move it, in the past i have got 170 to the top of my shin and got stuck. So ignoring this week my training typically looks like this: warm up fifteen reps at 65kg 1 set of 5 at 110kg 2 sets of 3 at 130kg 1 rep at 140kg 1 set of 5 at 110kg 1 set of stiff legs at 65kg 10 reps. i only deadlift once a week, this week i seemed weak, it also showed in my other lifts for my back. Any ideas? any further questions just ask.