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Exercise Tip - The Deadlift

Being nothing more then the movement we all use to pick something up off the ground

Whether you want to boost your metabolism, increase strength or lean body mass, decrease body fat, rehabilitate your back or maintain functional movement through the rest of your life the deadlift is a must exercise to master. 

The Movement

- Natural stance with feet under hips and toes under bar
- Hands grip bar just outside of knees
- Shoulder a little forward of bar with chest up
- Tight midsection with shoulders drawn back
- Weight on heels, shoulders and hip raise at the same time
- Once bar passes the knee pull back and stand tall
- Bar stays close to body