• Deadlift Series
    This short video explains the deadlift exercise technique, providing an overview of the positioning and grip.
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      Great video. More please!

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      This video demonstration uses a low hip position and upright torso (similar to a squat) at the bottom position causing there to be forward knee movement. I've experience much success in the deadlift, with myself and others, using a higher hip positionmore» that does not allow forward knee movement. This way the lifter has a more vertical shin angle and can utilize the hips properly while strengthening the posterior chain muscles just as well. Any thoughts? Thanks!«less

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      Excellent video, very good key points to focus on. In response to Mr. Edwards question when a lifter should sacrifice form in order to finish 1 RM deadlift. I understand your dilemma, because when individuals start to struggle with weight their formmore» typically breaks down. In my opinion you should never sacrifice form in order to increase weight in a deadlift. If the form is not maintained that puts the lifter in serious risk of injury especially when heavy weight is brought into the equation.«less

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      This is good stuff. I would show this to students and athletes alike. My biggest question/concern is, as the weight increases the proper form is typically the first thing to go. You rarely find a good video demonstrating the lifter struggling with themore» weight, and what the proper steps are when the lifter is attempting a 1 RM and fails, or struggles to finish the lift. How much should the lifter sacrifice (in terms of form) to finish the lift, verses abandoning the lift all together.«less

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      Love the key points!

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      Love it! I want more!

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      Excellent vid, keep them coming

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      nice information

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      Awesome demonstration! The guy speaking was very clear!

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