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Old 04-25-2013, 01:47 PM   #12
BigTallOx
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I'm 6'8" tall and have issues with my knees getting in the way of the bar when I deadlift. The natural thing to do is to raise my hips so the knees get out of the way, but this results in the lift using almost entirely low back. I compete in strongman so sumo isn't an option. What do you recommend for keeping my hips down?
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