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Hex Bar Deadlift What is there to know

Hex Bar Deadlift? What is there to know?

The Hex Bar (also referred to as the Trap Bar) is a piece of weight training equipment. Imagine a hexagon or diamond shape made out of metal tubing. At either end of the hexagon, there is a bar coming out where the weight plates are loaded. To make hex bar visualisation a little easier for […]

What Is A Stiff-Legged Deadlift?
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What Is A Stiff Leg Deadlift?

The stiff-legged deadlift is a variation of the deadlift done specifically to target the hamstrings. Like a traditional deadlift, it too involves a barbell, however, it’s fundamentally a different movement on its own. To do a stiff-legged deadlift, you stand over the barbell deploy and use an overhand grip while ensuring that your palms are […]

5 Effective Deadlift Alternatives Worth Trying
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5 Effective Deadlift Alternatives Worth Trying

More than one-third of adult Britons are not getting enough exercise. This increases their risk of cardiovascular disease, cancer, dementia, and type 2 diabetes. Those that do manage to incorporate a regular workout can attest to the benefits and addictive nature of a great work out session. One great exercise, the deadlift, is probably the most beneficial […]

Proper Deadlift Form The 5 Most Dangerous Deadlift Mistakes to Avoid
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The 5 Most Dangerous Deadlift Form Mistakes to Avoid

Deadlifts are one of the most beneficial and necessary exercises in weightlifting. However, if performed incorrectly, they can lead to muscle tweaks, pinched nerves, or other serious injuries to your back. The easy solution to avoiding injury is to educate yourself on proper/correct deadlift form and what not do to when going to lift the bar. Below […]

Can sumo deadlifts replace the squat_

Can sumo deadlifts replace the squat?

The sumo deadlift is a modification of the standard deadlift and shouldn’t be confused with the squat. Primary muscles worked during the sumo lift are glutes, hamstrings, quads, back and traps. Whereas the primary squat muscles worked are; quads, glutes, hamstrings and adductors. To answer the question: No, sumo deadlifts cannot replace the squat as […]

How to use chalk for deadlifts
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How To Use Chalk For Deadlifts

I was at the gym yesterday, and my buddy asked me how to use chalk for deadlifts. I didn’t know the answer right away, but with some research, I found a couple of ideas I wanted to share with you. Chalk can help you perform better on most lifts. Occasionally hands can get sweaty or […]