Thread: New Deadlift PR
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Old 12-17-2007, 09:51 AM   #23
Tom Nguyen
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Re: New Deadlift PR

Originally Posted by Anthony Bainbridge View Post
Tom, essentially it was just a lack of focus that caused her to lose her arch. When going for max weight, huge PR, nervous ... people have a tendancy to yank the bar hard and fast which usually causes the hips to shoot and/or back to round.

She'll practise this week with post-maximum loads - aka load 400 pounds and strain against it while keeping rock solid form. On Saturday, she'll go for another 1RM.
Thanks for the post-maximum loads advise. I will give that a shot before going for a 1RM next time...
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