hack squats vs deadlifting

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  1. moses

    moses OMGWTFBBQ

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    being a deadlifting noob, they look like they're doing the same thing?

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    How exactly are you picking up dead weight off the ground in the hack squat?
     
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    This is what I was envisioning lol.

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    yeah, this 10x3 i'm gonna try out starting today... uhh it says to do deadlifts and hack squats on the same day... but they look like they do the same damn thing? :confused:
     
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    cavefish You ain't a crook son, you just a shook one

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    Barbell hack squats are for your quads
     
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    Ceaze https://hearthis.at/DoYouEvenUplift Moderator

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    no, they're totally different. Deadlifts hit your posterior chain. Hack squats are basically all quads.
     
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    moses OMGWTFBBQ

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    okay, so good to go.

    k i'm off to teh gym.
     
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    moses OMGWTFBBQ

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    so in theory would I be able to hack squat the same amount of weight that I normally squat?
     
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    no
     
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    cavefish You ain't a crook son, you just a shook one

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    i do hacks on the smith
     
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    moses OMGWTFBBQ

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    k good, cuz that didn't happen. in fact not anywhere close :sad2:
     
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    goodmornings and hacksquats are two of the bigger exercises i haven't seen anyone do at my college gym yet. still waiting.
     
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