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Correcting the Deadlift

The deadlift is a functional movement. It is nothing other than picking something off the floor. When picking up a barbell, there are three setup conditions that create efficient, effective and safe mechanics: weight on the heels, maintaining solid midline stability, and having the shoulders just in front of the bar. The bar should travel vertically without having to move forward around the knees.

Many athletes set up too vertically, with the hips down, knees forward, and shoulders behind the bar. Rachel corrects this and other common flaws in the deadlift. Read MORE

Deadlift

Friday’s Workout

For 2o minutes:

Every odd min-5 Deadlifts at 275/165

Every even min-10 Weighted Situps