7 tips how to deadlift properly

  

Deadlift is a perfect exercise that targets quads, hamstrings, gluteal muscles, lower back, traps, and forearms.

There are 2 major types of deadlift exercise:

Conventional deadlift, which is performed with your feet approximately shoulder width apart. It’s one of top bodybuilding exercises. It works every fiber in your physique.

Sumo stance deadlift. This exercise is performed with a very wide foot stance. It shortens the distance the bar has to travel.

Here we go:

Don’t be afraid of getting hurt while performing deadlifts. Just start exercising with the light weight.

Find a right foot position, which will make you more stable, so that you can use heavier weights.

Make a switch from one deadlift style to another to improve your strength. Even if you are a beginner, don’t stick to one style and keep training until you feel comfortable with both deadlift exercises.

Don’t forget about your back and make deadlifts properly. If they are done incorrectly, you can damage your spine.

Keep your head straight and focus eyes on the upper part of the wall. Your body always follows your head, and if you are looking down, the bar will also go down.

Add more weight. If you can handle pulling 300 pounds, try to pull 350 next week.

Don’t hold your breath while you pull. For a long pull you will HAVE to breathe. Let out small bursts of air and lock out the weight.

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