The deadlift is one of the most basic and fundamental movements there is around. Can be simple explained as “picking something up” and can get way more technical as well. Most people are afraid to lift heavy when it comes to this movement for fear of injury. Form is obviously very important for this, and making sure you’re in the correct position out of the gate can help out with this. As well as focusing on the midline, staying tight the entire time, flexing non stop. A couple other things to think of might be more push than pull. Meaning think about pushing the legs through the ground rather than just trying to pull it up with the back. The legs are there for a reason.

Still think this lift might be stupid? Just think about being an 80 yr old and having to pick up some groceries. You have to do a form of a “deadlift” in order to pick it up. If you can’t pick it up, chances are you are on your way to the nursing home. So there is quite a bit of importance in it!

TUESDAY 9/11/18

Deadlift 5-5-5-5-5-5

For time:
1000m Row
800m Run
*Can start with the run or row