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Deadlift Instructional VideosEdit
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Mark Rippetoe: Intro to the DeadliftEdit
Bar height, bar distance, grip width, dragging the bar, body angles, and chest.
Mark Rippetoe: Deadlift SetupEdit
Foot placement, stance, grip, shins, and chest.
Mark Rippetoe: Deadlift AnatomyEdit
The scapula. The transfer of force; Legs and hips = Motor, Rigid spine = transmission. The trapezius. The latissimus.
Mark Rippetoe: Deadlift Alignment Pt. 1Edit
Lining up the scapula.
Mark Rippetoe: Deadlift Alignment Pt. 2Edit
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 AnglesEdit
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 ScapulaEdit
Mark Rippetoe describes the isometric function of the scapula in the deadlift
Greg Glassman: Crossfit Deadlift IntroEdit
Short intro from Coach Glassman on the deadlift with demonstrations.
Greg Glassman: Deadlift Arm PositionEdit
Shoulders in front of arms, scapula over bar. (Is Eva yawning?)
Kiknskreem: Curls in the squat rack. FTW.Edit
An overview of the barbell deadlift and basic issues related to its performance.
The Deadlift Video Page