Improve Deadlift Starting Strength

The fact that I love deadlifts is no secret, and being that I have started doing them again makes me more ecstatic to read and share deadlift knowledge bombs. 

The initial pull off the floor is a common cause for concern in many lifters. Hips pop up too early, backs round, and deadlifts stay glued to the floor.

Sounds like a recipe for disaster. But How Can We Address this flaw? Attack the weakpoint.

Check out this short post by Bret Contreras for a new variation on improving strength off the floor.

http://bretcontreras.com/lift-offs-a-bottom-position-deadlift-assistance-exercise/


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3 Responses to Improve Deadlift Starting Strength

  1. Strong By Choice March 6, 2013 at 12:23 pm #

    Wow! Automatic like for this article! Thanks for sharing! I may do this next time!

  2. Eric Bach Performance March 6, 2013 at 5:18 pm #

    Thanks for reading!

  3. Eric Bach Performance March 13, 2013 at 7:45 pm #

    Thanks much! Practicing pulls from a mat also helps build initial leg drive


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