I have done a couple sets of deadlift and am wondering if I am doing it right. You guys have already corrected my diet, routine, and squat form so I figure this would be easy for you.
I get down with my legs parallel to the ground, back straight, and head up. Initially it is very hard for me to pull the bar up, and it feels like I am using mostly my back when I should be using more of my legs. Is this typical?
Your pulling position is probably wrong. Read SS.
Your legs don't go to parallel on Deads!
"The deadlift is more functional in that itís very hard to imagine a more useful application of strength than picking heavy *h*t up off the ground" Rip
Max 3x5 Goal 3x5 by 12/31/11 *1X5
Bench (245) (275) 285x1x1 335
Dead (385)* (445) 435x1x1 505
Squat (320) (355) 355X1X1 405
Squat (195) (275) 20 Reppers!
(950) (1075) 1075 1245 Goals (Not including 20 reps)
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