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Started By manoliscure (binghamton, NY, United States)

Started on: 4/13/2004 12:51:29 AM, viewed 3315 times
HIT Workout Chest and Back

my chest and back workout looks like this

Chest

Machine Pec Deck

superset with . . . .

Nautilus Incline Press

Back

Nautilus Pullover

superset with . . . .

Close-Grip

Regular Deadlift

as hard as i seem to try i always struggle to get the proper form when doing deadlifts causing my back to be in pain after it

can anyone give me some ideas of an alternative for the deadlift for this workout any help will be greatly appreciated.

thanks,

manolis

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NeuroMass (binghamton, NY, United States, Philippines) on 4/13/2004 3:07:55 AM

DEADLIFT is one of those exercises that require EXTREME caution when performing. The MOST COOMON mistake I see with some people is that they use VERY HEAVY WEIGHTS. By that I mean weights that seem TOO HEAVY for them from the ONSET (first rep). Adding to that they usually JERK or BOUNCE the weight to generate MOMENTUM that could be very damaging to the LUMBAR area (lower back). Anyway the PROPER way to do it is to first choose a proper weight and do the movement SLOWLY and with STRICT form. Second you must experiment on your FOOT STANCE(closer or wider stance) and GRIP WIDTH (closer or wider grip)base on your individual STRUCTURAL uniqueness as those could significantly influence proper execution. PEACE.

Whodawg (Gainesville, GA, U.S.A.) on 4/13/2004 9:00:08 AM

I started using a trap bar and that solved my pain and form issues. dealift went from something I hated to something I loved

manoliscure (binghamton, NY, United States) on 4/13/2004 11:51:29 AM

so u guys are saying i have to learn how to properly do the deadlift………there is no alternative exercise to fill in for this workout for deadlifts?

Whodawg (Gainesville, GA, U.S.A.) on 4/13/2004 12:11:04 PM

I am saying try the trap bar (that is the alternative) and you might not have use a completely different exercise. In my opinion there is no comparable subsitute for deadlifts.

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