Why can I squat more than I deadlift?

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  1. therealdeal

    therealdeal New Member

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    what the hell is wrong with me? :ugh:
     
  2. Jeg1983

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    Nothin you are supposed to squat more than you dead
     
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    i dead alot more than i squat
     
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    Oh. Then the problem is that I'm an idiot.


    How come most people here dead more than they squat? Do they just not work as hard at their squat or someting?
     
  5. jackjohnson

    jackjohnson simple as something nobody knows OT Supporter

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    my dead is about 75 lbs less
     
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    i think some peoples bodies are naturally better at some movements, like some people can dead better in sumo than traditional stance
     
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    my dead is 45 lbs than my squat :o
     
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    dead is about 15 pnds more than my squat :dunno:
     
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    Is it weird to have the same flat bench as squat? :ugh:
     
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    My dead was almost 100lbs above my squat
     
  11. Jeg1983

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    Yes you may wanna work on the squat a bit more
     
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    havent maxed out my squat yet, but im pretty sure its not going to surpass my deadlift.
     
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    illmatix Diamond Studded Member OT Supporter

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    I squat almost 100lbs more than I can dead
     
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    Alot of people deadlift more than they squat, especially when starting. After a while your squat will most likely catch up and surpass your deadlift.
     
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    my squat is catching up
     
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    Werdna Livin' the SLO Life...

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    mine are virtually identical
     
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