Another deadlift form check video
08-04-2013 04:07 PM
Not necessarily. I think it was more your legs straightening too fast on that one, which then tips the weight somewhat forward and can cause a more rounded pull to keep the bar closer and try and compensate for the low back having to do the rest of the torso straightening.
Originally Posted by CaptnCaveman
As far as deficits!? Maybe, but just be careful you do not go so high on them as to upset your normal pulling form. Some guys think going 3" or so is magic and will help them greatly, but if it puts there pull in a compromised position, or craps up the leverages, all that can happen is a low back strain. Not sure if you need them yet, because I am no authority. Maybe just honing in on the floor more and then adding a slight, say 1" deficit and seeing from there!? Believe me, sometimes a deficit can make #25 pounds feel like #90...! I am also speaking from a body type that is more built for pulling, ie: longer legs and arms and a shorter to med torso so 2" deficit is pretty good for me.
As far as the hip thrust, yeah it was hard to tell since it was kinda dark. If you are comfortable and are pulling strong they way you are doing, then ride it out and change things slowly over time, so as to not get info overload.
Strong stuff and hang in there
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