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Deadlift Instructional VideosEdit
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Mark Rippetoe: Intro to the DeadliftEditMark Rippetoe Intro to the Deadlift(03:22)
Bar height, bar distance, grip width, dragging the bar, body angles, and chest.
Mark Rippetoe: Deadlift SetupEditMark Rippetoe Deadlift Set-Up(02:06)
Foot placement, stance, grip, shins, and chest.
Mark Rippetoe: Deadlift AnatomyEditMark Rippetoe Deadlift Anatomy(05:14)
The scapula. The transfer of force; Legs and hips = Motor, Rigid spine = transmission. The trapezius. The latissimus.
Mark Rippetoe: Deadlift Alignment Pt. 1EditMark Rippetoe Deadlift Alignment Pt. 1(02:49)
Lining up the scapula.
Mark Rippetoe: Deadlift Alignment Pt. 2EditMark Rippetoe Deadlift Alignment Pt. 2(02:27)
Goofy anthropometry, torso in extension, back in kyphotic and lordotic extension, arms straight, bar over middle of foot, scapula over bar.
Mark Rippetoe: Deadlift Starting AnglesEditMark Rippetoe Deadlift Starting Angles(04:49)
Anthropometry, chest up, raise butt, back on heels, neck in line with spine, visual reference, don't rely on mirrors, bar in a straight line, use your lats.
Mark Rippetoe: The Deadlift ScapulaEditMark Rippetoe The Deadlift Scapula(02:09)
Mark Rippetoe describes the isometric function of the scapula in the deadlift
Greg Glassman: Crossfit Deadlift IntroEditGreg Glassman Crossfit Deadlift Intro(02:06)
Short intro from Coach Glassman on the deadlift with demonstrations.
Greg Glassman: Deadlift Arm PositionEditGreg Glassman Deadlift Arm Position(01:03)
Shoulders in front of arms, scapula over bar. (Is Eva yawning?)
Kiknskreem: Curls in the squat rack. FTW.EditHOW TO DEADLIFT!(09:59)
An overview of the barbell deadlift and basic issues related to its performance.
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