[quote]PB Andy wrote:
OK i’m just gonna re-type this paper i have that a friend gave to me on deadlift form.
Feet shoulder width apart, i recommend symmetrical overhand grip. Bar against shins, shoulders vertically over the bar, back flat (ALWAYS, DON’T ROUND!! try not to droop shoulders down), pelvis and head aligned with spine.
pull from ground to just above knees. extend the legs; imagine pushing the legs through the ground, using the glutes as prime mover. the trunk angle should not change, i.e., the hips do not raise them faster than the shoulders, even slightly. keep upper back maintained in flat position. *bar stays in contact with skin at all times. drive with legs, back is the stabilizer.
stand up, forcing hips trough with drive from glutes. finsih in an upright position (no need to hyperextend trunk or roll shoulders).
*this helped me the most in my form[/quote]
Also don’t forget to Block (taking in a deep breath and holding it, forms a block in your abdomen which will help support your back.)