Build core strength, leg power and overall conditioning with the king of all exercises, the Deadlift. As you learn proper technique, form and new variations from pro and college strength coaches, you'll realize why the Deadlift exercise is one of the best ways to build muscle and get stronger.

Latest in Deadlift

Why Gaining Weight Is Not Always Beneficial for Athletes

I wanted to weigh 220 pounds when I was playing hockey in high school. That's what some of the best NHL power forwards weighed, so I figured it was ...

By: Andy Haley

Can You Handle the 'Rocky IV' Workout?

Rocky Balboa's training montages are nothing short of legendary, and the Rocky IV montage is the pinnacle of Rocky awesomeness. He travels to the fo...

By: Andy Haley

This Small Exercise Tweak Will Build Muscle

When it comes to following a long term training program, many people have a short attention span. Workouts need to be challenging and have enough...

By: Justin Ochoa

STUDY: The Best Deadlift for Athletes Is . . .

The Trap Bar Deadlift. We've long known about the virtues of the Trap Bar Deadlift. It's essentially a Squat and Deadlift combined into one exercis...

By: Andy Haley

Use These Hip Extension Exercises to Become a Better Athlete

Hip extension exercises are an important way to help improve athletic performance. The ability for the hamstrings, glutes, and lower back to work...

By: John Cissik

Latest Videos in Deadlift

Terron Beckham Deadlifts 585 Pounds with Ease

NFL prospect Terron Beckham, cousin to NFL wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr., shows massive strength with this 585-pound Deadlift at TEST Football Academy in Martinsville, New Jersey.

Fix Your Form: Deadlift

Watch how to fix common mistakes while performing the Deadlift.

Miami Pitcher Tom Koehler's Deadlift Superset

Miami pitcher Tom Koehler performs Trap Bar Deadlifts to develop a stronger and more powerful lower body, which increases his pitching velocity. He finishes the superset with a breathing drill that improves his mobility.

The 4 Best Deadlift Variations for Lower-Body Power

Try these deadlift variations to increase your lower-body power.

How to Perform Cluster Sets

During a cluster set, you’ll actually rest between reps during a set. It’s common to perform one to two reps for up to 10 total reps, resting for 10 to 30 seconds between rep blocks.