• Grinding through the lockout portion of a deadlift isn't a necessity, nor is it ideal.
• A key to blasting through the lockout is training to be more explosive, which is a skill not exclusively governed by your genetics. (So don't use that lame excuse.)
• The faster you lift the bar off of the floor, the less work you'll need to do during the lockout.
T-NATION channels Louie Simmons.