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.
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.
Many people are unaware they're doing this. Check it out.
This training method works great for short-armed lifters who struggle with the deadlift.
Are you really mastering a lift or mobility drill? Probably not. Here's why.
Build and strengthen your posterior chain AND save your back with this exercise.
Deadlift stuck? Then you're probably missing one important thing. Here it is.
If you get these movement patterns mixed up, your deadlift, KB swing, and RDL will do more harm than good. Here's what you need to know.
This primer superset teaches you to deadlift correctly, allows your CNS to recover, and it's easy on your aching joints. Check it out.
Increase athleticism and smash your deadlift PR. Add this to your program. Here's how to do it.