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This movement is the barbell deadlift. This movement is a great tool to develop hip strength and power, as well as practice setting up for clean movements. The athlete should set up with the hips lowered, shoulders slightly in front of the bar, and the bar pulled in close to the shins. The athlete should brace the torso, shoulders, and hips, by putting tension on the bar before standing up with the weight. It is important to make sure that the hips and shoulders move up together to prevent rounding of the lower back, and that the bar moves in a straight path.
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