Barbell Deadlift

  • HOW: Find your โ€œpower stanceโ€, or the stance you would set up in if you were told to jump as high as you can. This is your starting position. Drive your feet into the ground and โ€œspread the groundโ€. Pull the slack out of the bar and then lift the barbell using your legs.
  • FEEL: You should feel all the muscles in your legs working, especially your posterior chain. Your back muscles will be working, but you shouldnโ€™t feel like you are lifting with just your back.
  • COMPENSATION: Keep a neutral back during the entire lift.

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