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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U.S. Open Winner Brooks Koepka Is a Beast Inside the Weight Room

Brooks Koepka claimed his first major championship win on Sunday when he emerged victorious at the 2017 U.S. Open Championship. The 27-year-old Koepka...

How to Use Trap Bar Deadlifts to Build Total-Body Strength

The Trap Bar Deadlift is a full-body exercise that targets the hips and legs. It's a variation of the traditional Deadlift that uses a trap bar, which...

Why Some Athletes Should Start Their Workouts With Heavy Lifts—and Some Should Not

Training is as much an art as it is a science. As a trainer it is my job to combine sound scientific programming with tried and true practical knowledge...

This Warm-Up Method Primes Your Muscles to Safely Lift Heavier Weights

We know that the old school warm up where you simply complete a few sets of lighter work before you main sets isn't optimal. We also know that rolling...

Have Trouble Perfecting Your Deadlift Form? Try Barbell Rack Pulls

You better rack yourself before you wreck yourself! The Barbell Rack Pull is a great exercise for helping you to tighten up your deadlift form and...

3 Essential Back Exercises for Serious Strength

Back workouts are always a great day at the gym. You get to move heavy weight, feel a little wider than you did when you walked in. If you want to put...

4 Proven Ways to Get Faster

Most athletes want to get faster. Speed means you can get to the ball quicker, outrun opponents, and potentially have a huge impact on the outcome of...

Build Upper-Body Strength and Size With 4 Chain Exercises

Ever wonder what the chains hanging on the wall in your gym or weight room are for? Exercises with chains can be a great tool for advanced trainees...

2 Proven Ways to Progress Through a Training Plateau

An athlete gets stronger by applying a greater training stress to the body than it has previously experience, which can be enabled by using a strength...

4 Lifting Strategies That Limit Fatigue and Ensure Strength Gains

Fatigue in strength training is a fine line to walk. On one side if you push to hard and it accumulates you risk injury, decreased performance (in sport...

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