Speed deadlifts are also pretty common. Pull as fast as possible with about 50-65% of your 1RM. I did these for a while, they felt totally useless while doing them(your only doing 1 rep with a light weight), but when I went back to test my old 1RM it just flew up.
I believe they are more commonly used with chains, to increase the weight at the top. I don’t have alot of knowledge about powerlifting though.
yep, the chains and/or bands teach you to “outrun” the added weight. This speed will help you get the weight moving. You can’t move a heavy weight slow…think about that for a min.
Don’t they just make the weight heavier at the top? And that heavy slow thing, I don’t get it. I move very heavy weights quite slowly on a regular basis, as long as F[up] > F[down] the acceleration can lim–>0 and it’d still move.
That formula is true.
Now try it with a max dead lift. Exert only enough force to make it move from the ground, and continue the lift at the same rate.
Let us know how it works.