- 10-06-2009, 11:35 PM
- 10-06-2009, 11:58 PM
- 10-07-2009, 10:47 AM
How wide do you do them? You are kinda tall so you might need to go a bit wider. Post a vid of you doing it if you can. That's the easiest way to check your form.
10-07-2009, 11:03 AM
10-07-2009, 11:30 AM
If you can't keep your back straight its probably because you are trying to lift too much weight. Although you think you can lift that much and you probably can, you need to work up your strength with lower weights as to not damage your back!
Go down to some lower weights on the Dead and progress along with your lower back.
Dead lift is probably the #1 injury prone exercise out there due to people not keeping their backs straight and trying to go EGO vs Form!
Take it slow bro! it will come, it will come
10-07-2009, 11:38 AM
10-07-2009, 02:34 PM
10-07-2009, 03:10 PM
10-08-2009, 05:32 PM
Also concentrate more on driving the hips forward to complete the lift. A lot of people who round out their backs tend to keep their leg and hip movement to a minimum/standstill and try to pull with all lower back, which leads to "rounding" of the back.
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