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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The 5 Keys to Jumping Higher

1. Get Stronger It's not sexy, but the single biggest contributor to a high vertical jump is strength. Strength, which can also be called force, is the...

4 Keys to Speed Training (Plus a 4-Day Workout Plan)

Speed training is important for athletes of all ages and all sports. Speed is also a major focus on athletic assessment, so it can be used to determine...

How to Perform the Deadlift With Flawless Technique

  The Deadlift is a fairly simple exercise. You pick a heavy bar off the ground then put it down again. Yet, it's one of—if not the most—effec...

The Exercise That Helped Allyson Felix Become a High School Track Superstar

Allyson Felix got really fast, really quick. Felix didn't start running track until she was a ninth grader at Los Angeles Baptist High School (Nort...

Try This Tough Full-Body Interval Routine When You're Short on Time

The end of the summer is here everyone! Although the summer fun and warm weather are coming to an end, why not get one last killer interval training...

This Simple Mobility Complex Is the Only Warm-Up You'll Ever Need

Mobility work is a key component of any well-rounded workout routine. Good mobility can prevent injuries, increase longevity, and improve lifting...

4 Total-Body Lifts That Will Help You on the Field

Athletes that paricipate in sports like football or basketball are different than athletes who enter bodybuilding contests. Bodybuilders need to isolate...

Rest-Pause Training Will Help You Maintain Your Strength in the Final Minutes of a Game

Rest Pause Training is a technique that can help you improve strength and maintain it for a longer period of time. This will serve you well as an...

Why You Shouldn't Structure Your Workouts Like a Bodybuilder

Athletes are not bodybuilders. Now, before I get shoved into a gym locker by 250 pounds of hairless muscle, let me clarify; a bodybuilder is an athlete...

This Single-Leg RDL Variation Will Help You Get Faster and Prevent Injuries

The banded single-leg RDL (Romanian Deadlift) with a row is a great exercise to train the hamstrings, glutes, lower back and lats how to decelerate and...

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