Is my deadlift form improving v. videos

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  1. disblohs

    disblohs I can't shake this little feeling I'll never get a

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    This is the first video I posted a few week ago. Obviously, my form is terrible. I took some videos today and I'm curious if it looks like my form is improving.

    Old video

    400X1
    http://youtube.com/watch?v=FomSeq5LWEU

    Here are the new videos.

    315X5
    http://youtube.com/watch?v=kEgXTCYPO4g

    335X5
    http://youtube.com/watch?v=LFLQ-jJbbSA

    355X5 Video only shows 4 because it couldn't take a long enough video
    http://youtube.com/watch?v=UwWHHfQXrGA

    It seems like I can't get my shoulders far enough behind the bar and I can't get my ass close enough to the floor. I was concentrating on dipping lower before breaking the floor, but even when I thought I was really low I wasn't low at all on video.

    Any guidance is appreciated.
     
  2. MaineSucks

    MaineSucks OT Supporter

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    I don't even know where to start... you need to ask the DBB guys to coach you up. your lower back is rounded and you aren't locking your legs out
     
  3. disblohs

    disblohs I can't shake this little feeling I'll never get a

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    Sadly, I don't lift there now because I'm at school.
     
  4. MaineSucks

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    road trip
     
  5. disblohs

    disblohs I can't shake this little feeling I'll never get a

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    They never really said much about it when I was there. I just can't seem to squat down low enough. Every time I focus on it I still barely even lower my ass at all.
     
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    get an arch in your lower back, bro.. you're seriously gonna hurt yourself.

    get your ass lower and lock your legs out as your lock out the entire lift.
     
  7. disblohs

    disblohs I can't shake this little feeling I'll never get a

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    i'm trying man. it feels like everything is all set and then i look at the video and realize my lower back is still rounded
     
  8. Devil

    Devil I have become my terror. OT Supporter

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    how often do you do good mornings
     
  9. disblohs

    disblohs I can't shake this little feeling I'll never get a

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    i used to a long ass time ago, but i don't do them anymore due to a lumbar strain in december.
     
  10. Devil

    Devil I have become my terror. OT Supporter

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    if you ever plan to get back into them, try them off pins ~ navel height

    i had a lumbar strain from them too, but i've found just doing the concentric motion eliminated the slight twinge i'd get for a few days afterwards and worked my back just as good
     
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    could be just an anatomical distribution b/t your trunk and legs thats causing the rounding in your lower back
     
  12. disblohs

    disblohs I can't shake this little feeling I'll never get a

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    :eek4:
     
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    :mb: @ getting your ass low
     
  14. disblohs

    disblohs I can't shake this little feeling I'll never get a

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    :confused: i know it doesn't look like i was attempting to get my ass low, but i was. do you think if i get lower my lower back will no longer be rounded and my form will be fine?
     
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    hitmikey DRIVEN FROM WITHIN

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    does he need to stand back from the bar a little more ?

    looks like if he was extending forward before he moved upwards his back would lose that sick rounding
     
  16. disblohs

    disblohs I can't shake this little feeling I'll never get a

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    i've always been told to start with the bar touching my shins. i think if i tried to sit back more and pull my shoulders back i'd be all right, but at the same time i was already concentrating on doing that and it didn't help.
     
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    Ceaze https://hearthis.at/DoYouEvenUplift Moderator

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    my ass is higher than that when i deadlift
     
  18. Damnation

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    keep your back straight. stick your ass out.

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    ouch dude.
     
  20. 1.8t

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    Also realize that some people don't have the genetic disposition to hit "proper" form. I for one can't get my ass low enough without rocking onto the front part of my foot. My hips don't have the layout to allow me to do it. I have plenty of flexability in them, but i am faced with the same problem when going a2g with squats. I have to hinge the weight forward a touch to offset trying to keep the weight on my heels.
     
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    disblohs I can't shake this little feeling I'll never get a

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    how do you keep your back straight then? do i just have shortass arms or something?
     
  22. Formz

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    You are seriously not getting low enough. Not even close.
     
  23. Ceaze

    Ceaze https://hearthis.at/DoYouEvenUplift Moderator

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    that's not genetic buddy, just lack of mobility and/or your body trying to shift the weight to your stronger muscles (quads)
     
  24. Ceaze

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    Maybe you have tight hamstrings.......it also looks like you need to use your glutes more
     
  25. disblohs

    disblohs I can't shake this little feeling I'll never get a

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    i'm still working on popping my hips forward on the way up so i wouldn't doubt if i need to use my glutes more.
     
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