I've pulled 1,008lbs in competition. Want to know how you can lift heavier, too?
Not all deadlifts are right for every body. Allow your anatomy to dictate which style of deadlift suits you best.
A 4-week program that puts you on a simple and effective path to serious gains.
Here's a great lesson to learn: you need to respect your body in order to grow it.
Learn a little history about competitive strength sports while pondering the question. Can you be competitive at both?
A faster and more biomechanically efficient pull awaits.
Smart programming, exercise selection, and execution can go a long way to reducing the risk of injury.
Once you have mastered the foundational movement of the hip hinge, then you are ready to start to load the movement.
This drill allows you to understand the movement of the hip hinge without having the ballistic movement of the kettlebell swinging.
Bracing the core and engaging the lats will make this exercise more tolerable and help you build up some muscles endurance
No matter what your condition, an understanding of your physical strengths and your weakness is important to your success.
Whoever you are, properly programming the hip hinge will increase your performance in and out of the gym as well as giving you an attractive, developed backside. What's not to like.
For most people, the deadlift looks like someone just walks up and pulls a bar off the floor, but that is already a misconception: it is a push, not a pull.
We've talked about the ratios of the deadlift and squat in relationship to your Olympic lifts, but what about in relation to each other? If you can squat X, how much should you be able to deadlift?
Proper position and movement patterns are the foundation of every athletic movement.
The best program in the world can go off the rails when the gym is a madhouse. Here's how to adapt and overcome.