Myth:

 

I don’t deadlift because it is bad for my back

Busting it:

 

There are many derivatives of this myth and the simplest response to this is usually “deadlifting is not bad for your back, it is how you are deadlifting that is bad for your back”.

 

The more complex answer however is going to involve explaining some biomechanics and basic anatomy.

 

Read more on this topic here.

Accredited Sports Scientist, Samuel Stewart