I have a love hate relationship with the deadlift.
It has always been one of my worst lifts in training. It is also the lift that caused me a serious back injury 10 years ago. Needless to say after that injury, 2 bicep tears and just lifting weights for 20 years, I have a deep respect for The Deadlift.
Over the last year I have trained with some of THE BEST strength coaches and injury experts to improve my own training and to become a better coach at at my gym, Heavyweights Training Center.
Here are 6 video tips to help you have stronger and injury-free deadlifts.
What Is The Best Grip For Deadlifts?
(You can check out a full blog post I did on Deadlift Grips HERE).
Deadlift Tip – The Hinge
Deadlift Tip – How To Breath During A Deadlift
Deadlifting – Putting It All Together
Break The Bar (Pinky Squeeze)
Deadlift Tip – Why We Don’t Use Over/Under Grip In Training
I believe in “leading from the front” and practicing what I preach. With that in mind, here is me hitting a PB and goal of 500 lbs on a deadlift.
Considering I have a ton of injuries, (including the aforementioned 2 bicep tears, plus a herniated disc and 3 bulging discs) this is very a big deal to me!