After seeing a video on the RTS forum of some deadlifts, I noticed that the puller’s biggest problem was that he wasn’t using his lats to his advantage.

I thought simply telling him this would be enough, but alas, I was wrong. He said he really doesn’t know how to turn them on when he deadlifts. After doing some thinking, it really doesn’t surprise me. There are so few people who talk about coaching in general that it’s no wonder the topic of lat recruitment never came up.

I’m going to show you what it looks like to have your lats on and off, outline the benefits of using your lats in your pulls, as well as how to get yourself and your clients in the right position.

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