Monthly Archives: February 2017

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Stronger in 60 Seconds: Generating Explosive Speed Off the Floor in the Deadlift

Simple and effective tip to improve your starting position and bar path for a stronger, more explosive deadlift.

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A common mistake is to stand too close to the bar — shins touching.

This restricts your path down to the bar — making it tough to lower the hips into a powerful position and generate speed off the floor. Start too far away and the bar will pull you forward.

In this video I’m starting with it over the center of my foot — making it easy to find my strongest starting position and explode off the floor.

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Stronger in 60 Seconds: How to Unrack the Bar for a Bigger Squat

I’ve seen tons of lifts lost from the second the bar leaves the hooks. Mistakes in the unrack lead to problems during the rep. Get started off right with a simple tip on how to unrack the bar for a bigger squat.

 

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👈 Feet are set behind the bar forcing me into an arched back goodmorning position. I basically have to do a heavy back raise to get the bar out. This is a weaker position and puts undo stress on the low back.

👉 Midfoot’s under the bar — I have a solid brace in a neutral spine position. I can standup like I’m finishing a squat for a stronger, safer unrack.

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25 Tips for a Bigger Raw Deadlift

A brutally strong deadlift will never come easily, but that doesn’t mean you need to get fancy.

Check out my latest article on, eliteFTS.com

25 Tips for a Bigger Raw Deadlift

 

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