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Rounding Your Back on Deadlifts?

on deadlifts, at the top of the motion, should you stand straight or bend your back and lean backwards a bit?

Stand up straight. Don’t lean backwards to get the weight up to the top.

[quote]Skrussian wrote:
Stand up straight. Don’t lean backwards to get the weight up to the top.[/quote]

k thanks and do you bend your knees a bit or keep them locked at the top?

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thanks

I keep my knees bent a bit at the top. But just enough so that the weight isn’t being held up by locked legs.

Make sure that when you are in the first part of the lift, you have a strong arch in the lower back, though.