Deadlift Articles

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.

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6 Lower-Body Exercises Every Combat Athlete Should Add to Their Routine

Combat athletes are known for their lightning-quick reflexes and upper-body strength, but the real power in combat sports comes from having a balanced...

Why Every Athlete Needs In-Season Strength Training (and How to Do It Right)

You've just spent the last four to six months training hard and pushing your body to new limits. You have gotten bigger, stronger and faster with hope...

5 Exercises That Will Increase Your Soccer Shooting Power

It's the first day of soccer practice to start the new season. All the new and returning players arrive at the pitch. The coach drops a bundle of new ...

Guarantee a Great Workout With This 3-Exercise Circuit

This workout is all about efficiency in our strength movements tied together by some heart-pounding cardio. The three exercises we are going to use ar...

Try These 4 User-Friendly Variations of Conventional Deadlifts

Walk into any public gym in America and you'll see plenty of people banging away on the Leg Curl or Smith machine. What will you rarely see? Hea...

Save Yourself From Low Back Pain With These 9 Exercises

Have you ever had a sore back and wondered what you did to cause it? Maybe it was the way you slept or something you did at the gym. But no matter wha...

How to Use a Kettlebell to Drastically Improve Your Deadlift Form

One of the things I struggle with the most is my Deadlift positioning. The Deadlift is a very interesting lift because it relies so much on your le...

Wearing Running Shoes While Weightlifting Can Kill Your Strength Gains

Next time you head into a Globo Gym-style commercial gym, take a look around and check out the footwear your fellow gym goers are sporting. Chances ar...

Why Athletes Should Emphasize the Lowering Portion of Weight Training Movements

The word "negative" often implies pessimism and gloom. In the gym, however, performing "negatives" or eccentric reps yields positive sports performanc...

How to Master All-Important Functional Movement Patterns

The last thing any athlete wants to be is weak and slow during competition. Even though there are no specific "exercises" that need to be done to have...

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