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    Default Deadlift, I only have 240lbs of weight

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    Can I add another warm-up set into my Deadlift? Or add chins after? It will be a few weeks before I can get more weights.

    I'm currently doing:
    5x135
    5x160
    3x190
    2x215
    5x240 (w/belt)

    I was thinking of doing:
    5x135
    5x155
    4 or 5 x 175
    3x200
    2x220
    5x240 (w/belt)

    Or adding chins on that day.
    (40 y/o, 5'10", 183 lbs)
    Thank you for your thoughts!

    -Ben

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    What is accomplished by adding another warmup set?

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    Trying to make progress with my lift without being able to increase the weight. I believe my grip (both pronated) is my weakest point in my lift right now. The rest seems smooth.

    I'm open to suggestion, and was asking before I did anything. I'll take whatever the advice is.

    Thank you for responding, Rip! Love the pod!

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    What do you mean by progress? More strength?

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    Yes (strength). Grip will most likely be my sticking point without using a switch grip.

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    Strength is the ability to produce force. Increased strength quite simply means lifting heavier weights. Grip strength increases with training. You seem to have some basic misunderstanding of your situation, and you have lots of reading to do before asking questions.

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    I will, Sir. Thank you.

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