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    Deadlift Lockout

    So I've been hitting the deadlift pretty hard lately. The only thing that's preventing me from gains I'm entitled to is locking it out.
    Are there any exercises I could use as an auxilliary movement, just to help the lockout? grip's okay, legs are strong enough, it's just the last second or so of the movement that's killer.
    thanks!
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    You could just perform lockouts. Just do the deadlifts off a pedestal, going through the last few inches of the movement and perform the lockout portion. That should help.
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    Yup, rack pulls would probably help.
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    You may benefit from pulling standing on mats, plates or blocks. Most people think this helps the start, but it actually makes the lockout much harder. Raise yourself up like 2-3" and you'll be in business.
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    Thanks dudes. I'm thinking about all those ideas pretty intensely. What do you guys think about weighted hypers?
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    Heavier than what you can do from the floor rack pulls
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    Originally posted by Chomsky
    Thanks dudes. I'm thinking about all those ideas pretty intensely. What do you guys think about weighted hypers?
    Not a big fan. Most people tend to twist when hypers get heavy and that's a recipe for disaster. As for your lockout, try all of the above and also add some REALLy heavy trap work. Strap up and use as much weight as your deadlifting and shrug with it. Even if it's just a very short movement, it will help.
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