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Deadlift Activation

If you are looking to activate your glutes and your hamstrings in preparation for your deadlift one way to do this is through banded good mornings. Performing banded good mornings will help to switch on your posterior chain (hamstrings, glutes and adductors), lumbar and thoracic spine. All of these elements are needed in the deadlift. 1) Place the band under your feet (feet should be in your squatting stance, just outside shoulder width). 2) Loop the band up and around the back of your neck. 3) Standing with soft knees (slightly bent), hinge at the hip until you start to reach your end range of motion. 4) Using the glutes and hamstrings bring yourself back to a standing position. Note:...

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