Kelly Starrett and Jesse Burdick of Powerwod.com show you how to set up for the sumo deadlift. Load ordering sequencing rules apply. screw feet into the floor load hip first back flat knees out, external rotation of legs creates torque re-tension, loading the hamstrings pull yourself into position
Top-Down? Bottom-Up? Here is Kelly Starrett showing you how to get into a good starting position for the Olympic lifts.
Kelly Starrett back at it agin talking more about top down load ordering. Today’s focus is on the deadlift. get tight , bend over spinal position first start where you finish
In their series on load ordering Kelly Starret and Carl Paoli take on the topic of hyperextension. This is especially interesting for Gymnasts with hyper extended elbows or hyper-mobility in general. Goal: Creating stiffness at end ranges without over pressuring the joint. For Deadlift this means getting neutral while actively pulling yourself into extension. Loading order: get braced from top to […]
Kelly Starrett and Carl Paoli talk about the head position in the dip and its role in getting into good shoulder position with a stable, neutral thoracic spine. Basically, you should be packing the neck just like in deadlifts. What is packing the neck? Cervical retrusion with capital flexion.Or as Charlie Weingroff said “It basically looks like you are making an […]
Kelly Starret and Carl Paoli talk about the concept of load ordering. I like the comparison of squatting with dipping when it comes to loading and getting into a good position with external rotation. Part1 Part 2