Hey guys. New to this forum. Was hoping to get my deadlift fixed, specifically my posterior pelvic tilt as seen in the videos.
Age: 26, started going to the gym only last year, although inconsistently (no prior gym experience at all). Had to take a 3 month break, and then went back to the gym November 2018 and started on StrongLifts 5x5 with minor modifications (please don’t hate, I really just enjoy doing it and its simplicity). Initially started going to the gym with the hopes of increasing my vertical (volleyball player for around 15 years now) but fell in love lifting instead, specifically barbell movements. No plans to compete in powerlifting, but I really love the approach of powerlifting compared to other approaches in training. Not really leaning towards hypertrophy/getting ripped, so really just training for strength, and hopefully maintaining body weight at 155 lbs.
Here’s a video of me deadlifting 105kg (231lbs) at 71kg (156.5 lbs) BW
And here’s me a week later trying to fix my posterior pelvic tilt at 100kg (220lbs):
Other problems I’ve identified:
- needs more tightness in the upper back (lats)
- I forget to pull the slack out of the bar before initiating the pull
- hook grip is life!
- I have long ass limbs and a short torso (benching sucks!), so my hips start high. As you can see, they still shoot up a little before I initiate the pull, which means they’re still a tad low relative to where my hips are really supposed to start. Correct me if I’m wrong though.
I don’t really want to add weight on the bar yet until I get my form fixed, so any comments on my form would be greatly appreciated!