The Deadlift Set-Up Using Barbell

  • Step #1 – Barbell over mid-foot
  • Step #2 – Place hands on the bar
  • Step #3 – Bring shins to barbell
  • Step #4 – Squeeze your chest up
  • Step #5 – Drag the bar up to body
  • Step #1 – Do not move the barbell. Do not set barbell up to you
  • Step #2 – Do not move the barbell. Don’t lock OR bend your knees
  • Step #3 – Do not move the barbell. Don’t bring barbell do your shins
  • Step #4 – Do not move the barbell. Don’t sit your hips down
  • Step #5 – Do not swing the barbell. Don’t swing the barbell away
This guide serves as an excellent example to teach absolutely anyone how to deadlift properly with barbell set-up

The simple 5 steps guide – How to Deadlift

  • Step #1 – Barbell over mid-foot – Approach the barbell, placing the middle of your foot directly under the barbell.
  • Do not move the barbell. Do not set barbell up to you – Set yourself up to barbell.
  • Step #2 – Place your hands on the barbell – Your hands should be right outside of your legs.
  • Do not move the barbell. Don’t lock OR bend your knees as you reach down for bar.
  • Step #3 – Bring shins to barbell – Bring your shins to the barbell.
  • Do not move the barbell. Don’t do the opposite – Don’t bring barbell do your shins.
  • Step #4 – Squeeze your chest up & out – Do this movement to flatten your back & straighten your hands.
  • Do not move the barbell. Don’t sit your hips down while doing that.
  • Step #5 – Drag the bar up to your body – Tighten your lats by pulling the bar up to your body.
  • Do not swing the barbell. Don’t swing the barbell away, keep it close to your body as you’re lifting weight.

Here’s an Awesome Video Guide How to Deadlift

by Alan Thrall

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