Originally Posted by Eduardo Chile
To me it seems like people expect the deadlift to be more taxing than anything else therefore it is. I think more weight is lifted due to improved leverages and not because the CNS is more involved.
Everyone is different I know for me personally if I tried pulling heavy twice a week I'd be f'ed up. I can go heavy and another day be a speed day type and didn't have problems with that.
Just anecdotally looking I think it has a lot to do with body type, training age and how it's programmed.