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Old 01-19-2011, 12:52 AM   #30
Jon Gregory
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Re: Deadlifts: drop or put down?

Originally Posted by Jim Colby View Post
I'm betting that people hurt themselves more lowering the bar because they aren't focusing on proper form as much as they do when raising the bar. You won't be able to lift a decent weight without proper form. Once you've lifted the weight, its not hard to imagine people thinking the hard work is over, lowering the bar is much easier than raising the bar, the form deteriorates a bit and....boom... a wrenched back. many people have trouble on the way down they are an injury waiting to happen.
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