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Lower Back and Locking Out


#1

What might be the issue when locking out an exercise causes lower back pain?

I can RDL and Trap Bar Deadlift as heavy as I want but, when I get close to lockout I get a sharp pain on my right side,/lower back area. Have to keep constant tension on both exercises.


#2

hyperextension


#3

What yogi said.

There is literally no reason to keep moving heavy weight around if it’s hurting you.

Get your glutes more involved as well as your hips.