Could someone critique my deadlift form?

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  1. Mitchj

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    stick your ass out more and look up
     
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    keep the bar against your shins and pull the weight back
     
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    not really, when you pull conventional settign up a few inches back is a good idea, helps keep the shoulders back, and alows you to sit back a little. but in his case, I think he is too far away.

    You need to get your ass further down and back.
    You need to not curl the bar, maybee bring your hands in some.
    Arch your back

    Try this, do one pullup and when you touch the ground observe the position fo your feet, and use that as your foot position.
     
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    so i should go down further like im doing a squat? Or just push my ass out further?

    My form is different when there's some weight on the bar. That would be lucky to be 100 pounds. Another thing, when i try doing 180 pounds, my shoulders curl in, and there's not much i can do to stop them.
     
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    nice max lift!!!!1
     
  7. Mitchj

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    Im not bringing the digital camera to the gym were there is actually some useful weights. I'd look like a tool :hs:
     
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    it's pretty useless to get a form critique with weight that light, nobody has the same form on a max lift as they do just picking up the bar.
     
  9. Mitchj

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    Thats very true. I need to get some more weight for the home setup :hs:.

    I was just making sure, my attempted technique is something that looks like it should be. Because no one at my gym squats or does deadlifts, so they wouldnt have a fucking clue.
     
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    your shoulders curling in is not the problem, you actually look like you are bicep curling the bar there.

    You don't need to egt ass to grass low, but you need to get your ass down more.
     
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    Ok, i'll work on it. Thanks for the advice mate :bowdown:
     
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    no problem hey dude.
     
  13. Skeletor

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    keep your lower back arched... it's hard to tell because you're wearing a dark color and the field of vision behind you is dark, but it looks like your back is really curved.



    Christophers told me (and I agree now) that if you're lifting really heavy weight, curving your lower back is inevitable... but if you're just repping you should probably try to keep your spine neutral.
     
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    i thought this was a joke at first. then i realized the names matched.

    i dont think its a good idea to deadlift on tile
     
  15. Mitchj

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    i don't deadlift there, there just happened to be a bench press set out the back, so i decided i would see if OT could tell me how to improve my form.
     
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    like everyone else said.. get your ass down, head up, arch your back HARD and pull up + back. pulling back wont really make you come back, but i'll help with the leverage.
     
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    and dont bend your elbows
     
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