It’s time for another episode of STRONGER TV. Last week we went over how to deal with lower back pain during squatting. Make sure you check it out if you haven’t already.
This week we switch gears and start talking deadlifting and hip pain. Hip pain during the sumo deadlift is a very specific type of injury you see predominantly in powerlifters. Often times it pops up during periods of high intensity or volume phase or when peaking for an upcoming meet. This can be a drag because it can really hamper your performance.
Kiefer and I go over this issue and a bunch of ways to work around it. In the video below we cover:
Check it out below!
So there it is. Hopefully after watching the video you now have some options when you’ve got some hip pain and still want to deadlift. If you enjoyed today’s content please head over to the youtube page and subscribe, give us a thumbs up and share it with your friends!
Sumo deadlifts for everyone,
Dan Pope DPT, OCS, CSCS
P.S. As always, if you want Kiefer and I to cover any topics in particular leave a comment below or in youtube and we’ll get on it.
How to Address Low Back Pain During Squatting
5 Easy Tricks to Try When Athletes Have Painful Pinchy Hips in the Bottom of a Squat
Why It’s Imperative that Coaches Modify for Painful Athletes and How to Do It
6 Pro Tips For Reducing Lower Back Pain During Deadlifts
Is It Bad to Round the Lower Back During a Deadlift?
5 Minute Deadlift Assessment and Mobility (Toe Touch Assessment)
Save Your Spine by Learning How to Assess and Correct Deadlift Patterns
Why Your Deadlift Technique Sucks – Using the Joint By Joint Approach – Part 4