If you're an athlete or a gym rat, how much should you be able to deadlift? Two times your bodyweight? Three times? Or is the better question should you even be deadlifting at all?
Nothing gets you more jacked (mentally and physically) than pulling eight plates or more off the ground.
Romanian deadlifts and stiff-legged deadlifts. There is a difference. Which one is right for you? Check out this info.
Olympic deadlifts activate your CNS and cause explosive growth in your hamstrings, calves, traps, and back.
A PR-smashing deadlift starts way before you pick up the bar. Six accomplished powerlifters share their pre-pull secrets.
This once-per-week deadlift program will give you a 20-50 pound increase in 1RM over a 16-week period.
Back training advice has become sissified and overcomplicated. Here's how to really build your back.
It's a fact: the exercises that make you hate life the most also tend to deliver the best results. If you're in serious need of a hamstring overhaul, then this article is a great (although painful) place to start.
The trap bar is one of the most versatile pieces of equipment in the gym. Here’s why and how to put it to work.
Set a timer and ramp up your deadlifting volume with Sadiv sets. Here's how.
Hit a new PR in about a month using these proven deadlift-boosting exercises.
This dead-stop, pinned variation of the Romanian deadlift is easier on your back, keeps your form in check, and nails your glutes.
This combo exercise is a real ball-buster. In a fun way. Check it out.
Fire up the right muscles before your big pulls and you'll lift heavier and prevent low back pain. Here's what to do.
To improve your deadlift, use a combo of strength-skill work and progressive range of motion training (PRM). Here's how.
These two simple cues will help you lift more weight and do it safely.
Deadlifting with a mixed grip (one hand under, one hand over) is a mistake for most lifters.
Here's how to use cluster training to strengthen your deadlift and add pounds of new muscle to your physique.
If your deadlift gets stuck halfway up, this accessory exercise will help unstick it.
If your deadlift stalls just off the floor, this exercise will strengthen that weak point and help you power up a new PR.
If you're weak off the floor on your conventional deads, then use this variation to get stronger.
Not many lifters think about the bottoms of their feet when they pull big weights. They should. Here's why.
Hip flexion good. Trunk flexion bad. Here's why and what each looks like so you can make sure your form is correct.
If you prime your CNS before a big pull, you'll lift heavier and feel awesome. Here's how to do it.
Most lifters go super wide, but that only works if it fits your anatomy. Here's how to find YOUR best stance.