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Old 02-25-2012, 08:01 PM   #2
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Looking at your video you are starting hips up, head looking down, back semi-rounded. This is putting your shoulders too far forward, so when you pull your body is trying to find some sort of leverage to deal with this.

This will cause your feet/weight distribution to do odd things, and perhaps you are rolling in a bit on your inner foot.

I would recommend focusing on a Rippetoe style RDLs instead if you want to work hammies on a deadlift, lowering the bar along your legs until your lower back wants to break.

http://muscleandbrawn.com/forums/vid.../6741-rdl.html

Try that and see what, if anything, your knees are doing - just for comparison.

I'm no expert on this subject, but with the shoulders forward like that you are really putting yourself in an awkward pulling position.
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