Deadlifting

The deadlift is a weight training exercise in which a loaded barbell or bar is lifted off the ground to the level of the hips, then lowered to the ground. It is one of the three powerlifting exercises, along with the squat and bench press.

Individuals who want to improve their strength, posture, and overall health usually include dead lift exercises in their fitness program. This exercise is an integral component of a strength development program that virtually works every muscle in the body and emphasizes hips, thighs, buttocks, lower back, the shoulders, and...
There seems to be much confusion amongst trainers and trainees as to whether squats should be performed all the way down or just half way. In most gyms today, a common instruction during squats, deadlifts, and lunges (as taught by many personal training organizations) is not to allow the...
Looking for the ultimate beginner fitness routine? Don’t just randomly do exercises. In order to see the best results, get a structured routine. Most newcomers to weightlifting decline into one of two traps. Some participate in the gymnasium with no schedule for the day except “getting a great burn.” As...
The weight lifting belts was first introduced in Olympic power lifting. Weight lifting belts has two main uses in power lifting. The first purpose, it diminish the lower back stress while lifting in an upright position and also prevent back hypertension during lifting the weight above head. Belts also...
In a body building program, the exercises that you do can make all the difference between an effective program and one that won’t do much good. The good thing is that there are many, many body building exercises you can incorporate into your workout that will help grow your...
This day and age it can be very difficult indeed to go to the gym. Life is very hectic and busy, which will create a serious challenge for remaining consistent with exercise each day. Exercise is however, just what we all need to reduce stress, and give the body...
Is a set of exercises, how many repetitions you do as well as how many sets you complete. There are certain weight routine to be followed such as three repetition of flat bench press, two repetition of bench dumbbell and three repetition of inclined bench press is a set...
The Front Squat: As you may have already discovered, the squat is at the top of the heap (along with deadlifts) as one of the most effective overall exercises for stimulating body composition changes (muscle gain and fat loss). This is because exercises like squats and deadlifts use more muscle...
Do you know that power lifting is a sport that came from bodybuilding and one of the many goals are about the same? You can defiantly benefit from the practices of power lifting and what is involved in bodybuilding. The main thing that separates the two is competition. When...
The sport of powerlifting is one that was spawned from bodybuilding training as many of the desired outcomes are essentially the same for both sports. The techniques and practices in bodybuilding training and powerlifting training can benefit each other, however the major difference is in the competitions which powerlifters...

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