Deadlifting is a popular workout and training technique in the world of sports and fitness. When it is performed correctly, a deadlift can significantly increase your levels of body strength and power, especially regarding your core and posterior chain. Deadlifting also helps in stimulating your central nervous system, and it can be a great addition to anyone’s fitness routine due to the physical benefits.
Before you decide to add deadlifting to your exercise regimen, it is important to understand the limits of your physical abilities. There are numerous modifications and variations of deadlifting that can be done, in order to accommodate for each person’s level of physical function. When performed incorrectly, deadlifting can lead to injury. If you are interested in adding this workout to your exercise plan, our physical therapists can help you learn safe form and techniques to ensure proper execution and optimum results. If you are interested in learning more about how physical therapy can help you achieve your physical goals, call our office today!
Explained in basic terms, deadlifting is essentially just picking something up off the floor. In this case, you are picking up a barbell, heavyweights, or another workout tool. These tips for proper form can be applied to any variation of deadlifting that you decide to do; however, for this section, we will use the standard barbell as an example:
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If you are new to deadlifting and you would like some assistance in adding it to your workout routine, schedule a consultation with one of our physical therapists today. We can assist you in how to safely and properly perform a deadlift, taking into account any variation you’d like to try. Your physical therapist can also help you create a fitness plan for achieving your physical goals. Confirm your appointment today to see how physical therapy can benefit you!