Deadlift Tips

Watching videos to teach you how to deadlift is great, but sometimes it helps if you have everything written down in checklist form. You can easily become overwhelmed. Here’s that checklist.

These are the things I focus on to get my technique right. If I were you, and you wanted to improve your existing deadlift technique, I would concentrate on just one item in each of your deadlift session. There really are a lot of details to keep track of, so it’s easy to feel swamped. Continue reading Deadlift Tips

Starting Deadlifts

I started doing deadlifts in January 2014, and I’d never done one before. I watched some videos on Youtube and took myself off to a quiet training room in my gym to practise with some very light, pink coloured weights. I started off very slowly with a grand total of 10kg on a light bar (negligible weight); I didn’t want to injure myself. I’d not done any back exercises before and I’d heard rumours that deadlifts were dangerous. Continue reading Starting Deadlifts