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curiosity
04-12-2008, 10:44 AM
Hello my fellow brothers and sisters of iron. I seem to be afflicted by a rather annoying issue and need some clarity n an issue if you can spare me a moment of your time and experience

I deadlift pretty much stiff legged and buck my hips up prior to the lift. Ive been trying for 6 weeks now to try and get my legs involved in the lift and to drop my hips. So far no joy. I can easily get up 420lbs and a measly BW of 185 but i want 5 plates a side

Any advice would be greatly appreciated

jtteg_x
04-12-2008, 12:14 PM
i have 2 training partners that are like that. its just their natural feeling on deadlifting. everyone has different shaped bodies and that form seems to be most comfortable.

t-nation came out with a universal deadlift tips form: http://www.t-nation.com/readTopic.do?id=459744

it'd help a lot if you can post a video of your pulling too

SGT ROCK
04-12-2008, 04:09 PM
Work technique on every single rep. Do some pulls off a 2-3 inch box, and add in low box squats. Plenty of core work as well. Post up your video so we can see it.

Semper Fi