CrossFit Young Athletes - Picking Objects up off the Ground

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Lets take a moment and talk about the deadlift.  What is the deadlift and why should I do it?  Well at its most basic description, the deadlift is picking something up off of the ground, and the heavier the better.  Why you should deadlift is easy.  For the rest of your life you will be picking things up off of the floor you might as well be able to do it well.  There are many benefits to doing the deadlift but to be able to lift something up off of the ground safely and effeciantly is probabally the most important.

-from Practice CrossFit Kids