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Programming for Deadlifts and Correctives

Correctives ProgrammingNow that you’ve gone over corrective exercises [1][2] for your deadlift form… it’s time to discuss how to go about programming them in a manner that will provide lasting changes.Daily PracticeOf whatever corrective exercises you found useful and/or enlightening… Pick 1-3 of them to focus on. And practice each one for 5-10 minutes, everyday. There are many […]

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The Perfect Deadlift

THE CASE FOR “PROPER DEADLIFT FORM”The premise of this article series is that although everyone’s “optimal” deadlift form will APPEAR different (due to fixed variables such as limb lengths, muscle attachment points, etc., as well as other variables such as intent [deadlifting for competition vs. injury prevention])…  There is still a “standard” deadlift form (respectful of […]

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Deadlift: Proper Form – Abdominal Bracing

Welcome to the “Deadlift: Proper Form” series! Maybe you’ve just started lifting weights. Maybe you’re a trainer who wants to learn the nitty gritty details about the deadlift. Whatever the case, welcome! In this article, I’m going to focus on “abdominal bracing” and its importance in proper deadlift form.  I’m going to explain:What abdominal bracing isHow I […]

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Deadlift: Proper Form – Hip Hinge

Welcome to the “Deadlift: Proper Form” series! Maybe you’ve just started lifting weights. Maybe you’re a trainer who wants to learn the nitty gritty about the deadlift. Whatever the case, welcome! In this article, I’m going to focus on the “hip hinge” and its importance in proper deadlift form.  I’m going to explain:What the hip hinge isHow […]

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Deadlift: Proper Form – Shoulder Packing

Welcome to the “Deadlift: Proper Form” series! Maybe you’ve just started lifting weights. Maybe you’re a trainer who wants to learn the nitty gritty about the deadlift. Whatever the case, welcome! In this article, I’m going to focus on “shoulder packing” and its importance in proper deadlift form. I’m going to explain:What shoulder packing isHow I break […]

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