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Here's a smart way to deadlift that gives you more control, protects the lower back, and help you hit that next PR.

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Keep it simple and boost your deadlift numbers. Here's how.

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Build your deadlift with this accessory movement.

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Use this setup cue to master the deadlift and protect your back.

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Tip: The Near-Perfect Trap Bar Deadlift

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