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Try This Trap Bar Deadlift Variation to Build Single-Leg Strength

The Trap Bar is a crafty tool, a unique piece of equipment that is arguably one of those pieces of equipment that does not get often used, or it is...

5 Classic Gym Fails and How to Avoid Them

We've all watched montages of clumsy gym goers using equipment incorrectly, trying to show off, or being just plain dumb; gym fails. While it's funny to...

My Back Hurts When I Deadlift. What Am I Doing Wrong?

The Deadlift. It's a powerhouse of an exercise that enhances almost every aspect of athletic performance. If you want to be bigger, stronger and fa...

3 Ways to Get Stronger With a Trap Bar

For six NFL seasons, Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski has tormented NFL defenses. He's too big and strong for faster defensive backs to control. An...

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...

Train Like an NFL Player This Off-Season

What does it take to play in the NFL? A lot of hard work ,dedication , talent and a desire to always get better. The Super Bowl ends one season and...

WATCH: The Undertaker Deadlifts 405 Pounds, and It's Damn Impressive

When I first saw a video on Deadspin of the Undertaker deadlifting 405 pounds, I was underwhelmed. A Deadlift of 405 pounds isn't that impressiv...

A Better Way to Warm Up With Heavy Weights

While foam rolling and dynamic warm-ups have become standard operating procedure for the modern athlete preparing for a lifting session, few trainees...

8 Awesome Deadlift Variations and What They Do

If you're not doing Deadlifts in your training program, you have a problem. It's one of, if not the most important exercises you can do to get bet...

7 Trap Bar Exercises You Should Try

For the uninitiated, trap bars look completely crazy. I recall the first time I saw a trap bar when I was in high school. I couldn't figure out it...