Here we have Mark Rippetoe demonstrating proper deadlift setup. Note the simplicity of his deadlift setup instructions. Mark Rippetoe teaches a setup system that is very easy for the lifter to remember, and one that is easy to repeat. Quality… Read more
Looking to break out of a funk with your deadlifting? Try the following deadlift workouts using rest-paused single reps.
30@70. 30 singles @ 70% of your 1RM
20@75. 20 singles @ 75% of your 1RM
15@80. 20 singles @ 80% of your 1RM
10@85. 10 singles… Read more
Again, we come back to the issue of deadlift setup. While the lifters strength is undeniable, watch his form and concentration slip after the first rep. The lifter does an excellent job setting up on the first rep. he sinks his shins to the bar.… Read more
Watch the lifters as they perform each rep. Overall, the form is good. But watch to see if they sink their shins to the bar before lifting. When you don’t sink your shins down to the bar after each rep, you are putting unneeded strain on your… Read more
Rounded back. Start with a lower back arch and try not to round your back when deadlifting.
No jerking. The best way to prevent the strain from jerking is to make sure your arms are completely locked when starting the deadlift. If they are not, … Read more