Deadlift Technique

The deadlift is one of three fundamental compound movements. Many lifters love this functional strength movement because of its’ ability to engage so many large muscle groups. Whether you’re a weightlifting champion or a weekend warrior, we share insight, tips and advice related to the mighty deadlift.

How Do Deadlifts Change Your Body? 9 Ways Before & After

How Do Deadlifts Change Your Body 9 Ways Before & After

You’re looking for an exercise to help you take your workout to the next level and get the body you’ve always wanted. However, you are still deciding whether deadlifts are the right exercise to do so. I have great news! Deadlifts are one of the most powerful exercises for total body conditioning, leading to more … Read more

Good Mornings vs. Deadlifts: 9 Important Factors Compared

Good Mornings vs. Deadlifts 9 Important Factors Compared

Having a good understanding of different exercises can make your workout program so much more versatile and fun. So where do good mornings vs deadlifts compare and how are the different? So what are the factors to consider when comparing good mornings vs deadlifts? Overall, the deadlift is a vertical pull movement where as good mornings … Read more

Deadlift Bar vs Stiff Bar: 7 Surprising Differences

Deadlift Bar vs Stiff Bar 7 Surprising Differences

Many ‘gym goers’ are not even aware that there are different variants of the barbell. This article we will discuss the deadlift bar vs stiff bar. On behalf of MuscleLead, I have dedicated this article to highlighting both of these bars.  I have then covered the unique differences in characteristics between the bars, and how … Read more

Deadlift Descent: Should You Drop or Lower The Weight?

Deadlift descent should you drop or lower the weight

If you’re in a dilemma about how to lower the weight after performing a deadlift, you’ve come to the right place. This article refers to two different lowering methods, dropping the weight fast or lowering it slowly, i.e. we are going to talk about deadlift descent! Firstly, I have highlighted the main difference between the … Read more

9 Incredible Benefits of Hex Bar Deadlifts (+ How to Guide)

9 Incredible Benefits of Hex Bar Deadlifts (+ How to Guide)

I have a confession to make about the hex bar deadlift.  When I started lifting, I could just about deadlift the 45-pound bar, and even that was done incorrectly.  Then, one of the gym trainers recommended the hex bar variation as the ‘beginner-friendly alternative’. It felt safe, effective, and flowed so much better than the … Read more