Category: Deadlift

What Is A Stiff-Legged Deadlift?
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What Is A Stiff-Legged 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 […]

Can sumo deadlifts replace the squat_
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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 […]

Eddie Hall The deadlift word record
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The Deadlift World Record

I hope you’re feeling strong? Unless you’ve been hiding in the cardio area, I expect Eddie Hall is no stranger to you. If you don’t know, it’s okay. You’ll soon find out. So who has set the deadlift world record? According to the Guinness World Record’s, Eddie Hall currently holds the deadlift world record with […]

What Is A Deadlift? What You Need To Know.
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What Is A Deadlift? What You Need To Know.

The deadlift is one of my favourite exercises when hitting the gym. It’s great for working your quads, glutes, back and hamstrings. It’s one of those exercises which builds your strength and develops your fitness. It’s also pretty incredible for adding that extra muscle. Here’s a deadlift benefits tip. Don’t neglect them! What is a […]