Correct Deadlift form?

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  1. ragnarok

    ragnarok nuclear launch detected

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    the bar always hits my knees on the way up.... am i supposed to stick my ass out more?
     
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    You're actually supposed to drag it up your legs..
     
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    my right shin gets owned by d/ls :hsd:
     
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    then get some good gloves. :mamoru:
     
  5. Grouch

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    EHHHHH WRONG!!!! let the bar come out infront of youir body so it about a foot infont of you as you pull.
     
  6. cavefish

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    Having the bar out too far in front of you can cause your back to round and fuck the lift up. I know because thats what I did for the longest time.

    By bringing the bar closer to my shins I can get better leverage and pull back with the weight.
     
  7. Danny

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    I never have the bar drag up my leg its infront of me(the bar) and I get my shins close the the bar in shoulder width stance with arms outside.I've had maybe a knee hit or two in the past but not too many problems.
     
  8. mEds

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    my lower back loves hte burn from deadlifts
     
  9. nubian

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    i fucking love deadlifts.....they have helped me with my straight bar curls tremendously
     
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    I only have a problem with letting it drag on my legs right above my knees when I set it down. I keep it close to my shins on the way up but never have a problem with dragging it across my legs on the way up (the bar is right over my toes when I start).
     
  11. I start with it about a foot away.
     
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    fixed for me.
     
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    I have a question as well about deadlifts, just never felt like making a thread about it.

    When doing them, do you want to concentrate more on moving your hips/butt out when going down, then bringing them back in when coming up?
     
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    close to shins, very close

    get some shin pads or rugby socks perhaps?
     
  16. crod242

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    Is this right, or do you guys recommend doing it slightly differently than what's here
    http://www.exrx.net/WeightExercises/ErectorSpinae/BBDeadlift.html

    I suck at deadlifting, my wrists have been sprained so many times that they always hurt way before I work my back or legs anywhere near failure. Any tips on good form to ease wrist pain?
     
  17. brolli

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    Funny story:

    I was doing deadlifts 2 days ago in the gym, correctly for that matter (Did this lift for like 2 years now) and a friend of mine who is obese (315 lbs, 6'5") comes to me and watches for a few reps and "corrects" me. Now before I go on, this guy's dying passion is to correct EVERYONE in the gym, yet he only started lifting this year. So he shows me his version of it, which looked quite a lot like a stiff legged deadlift. Moral of the story: Don't correct people in the gym, unless you seriously know your shit.
     
  18. Ivy Mike

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    whats funny about that?

    You call a stupid person friend.
     
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