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What to Do When Your Knee Hurts While Deadlifting

tl;dr
Knees hurt sometimes. It’s okay. Try to improve your form (details below). If that doesn’t work, try a different exercise like split squats, step ups, or lunges.

Table of Contents

  1. Introduction
  2. Medical Disclaimer
  3. Why Does Your Knee Hurt?
    1. What is knee pain?
    2. What is the deadlift?
    3. Analyzing your deadlift
      1. View your deadlift from the side
        1. Round back
        2. Arched back
        3. Balanced feet
      2. View your deadlift from behind
        1. Knee caved in
        2. Knee splayed out
        3. Hip shift
  4. Fixing Your Deadlift
    1. Fix knee alignment
      1. Feet stay flat
      2. Hip-knee-ankle inline
    2. Fix hips shifting
      1. Hips twisting
      2. Side shifting
    3. Start from scratch
  5. Modify the Plan
    1. Why are you deadlifting?
    2. Try single leg exercise
    3. Switch up your workouts
  6. Stress Management
    1. What is stress?
    2. Sleep
    3. Nutrition
    4. Mental health
  7. Hire a professional
  8. Summary

Introduction

Sometimes our bodies don’t hold up as well as we wish they would.

Even just last night I went for a walk and limped the last half of it because of my knee. And I’m 28 years old! (at the time of writing this)

Why is pain such a pain?

Due to my own creaky joints, I tend to specialize in training people with aches and pains. When it comes to helping my clients, fixing poor technique is always first on my mind. Bad exercise form can stress your body in ways that your mind does NOT appreciate.

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Quick Video on Improving Your Squat

Hey guys!

It’s been a crazy few weeks in Indy! Tons of new assessments coming through IFAST that I’ve been handling and I start filling in as the front desk girl this morning. I wanted to get something out for you guys, so I figured I would share a short video I shot on improving your squat. There will be a long post that details this process better sometime next week, so stay tuned and send me an email if you want to get on the reminder list. This thing is turning out to be a 2000 word monster.

Without further ado, check it out below!

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