Anteriorly tilted pelvis while standing... but rounded when bent over

Discussion in 'Strength & Conditioning Discussion' started by TheAugustKid, Jun 1, 2014.

  1. TheAugustKid

    TheAugustKid White Belt

    Feb 14, 2008
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    Is that typical at all? I am anteriorly tilted pretty bad while standing but just recently found out from a sideways view on deadlifts that my lower back is pretty rounded and when I thought I was arching my lower back I really was just arching my mid back. I was always thinking my back would be excessively arched while lifting so I tried to not arch at all and I think thats whats giving me a lot of my back pain and making it very difficult to continue to improve on my lifts. But why am I anteriorly tilted when I stand? I can't tell if my hamstrings are too stretched out or not stretched enough. Its very confusing and frustrating to ever come up with a plan to get my body right.
  2. miaou

    miaou barely keeping it together

    May 9, 2005
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    Standing posture and lifting form do not necessarily correlate.

    If you are worried about a form issue in your squats, post a form check video.

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