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Why is it said we do a knee extension in a deadlift?

Knee extension is the motion of the lower leg to return from a bent position (flexion) to a straight position. The muscles that cause this action are the quadriceps. What you are showing in the ...
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Why is it said we do a knee extension in a deadlift?

Flexion and extension refers to the movement and relative position of joints, here the knee joint. Whether you move a limb under load, upside down, or free from gravity in space does not change ...
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Why is it said we do a knee extension in a deadlift?

Look at the starting position of someone about to perform a deadlift. You'll see that his knee come forward and are in fact slightly above the bar. In order to complete the deadlift, you have to be ...
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Pain on lower outside of knee after running for 20 minutes

I have this issue, I'll save you the £75 (If you haven't spent it already on the orthopaedics) Get your feet properly measured for your shoes, also you may have a slightly flat foot which is causing ...
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