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.

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

10 Common Deadlift Injuries (+ How To Avoid Them)

10 Common Deadlift Injuries (+ How To Avoid Them)

The deadlift is one of the best strength training exercises that exist. One of the reasons why so many lifters avoid it is due do common deadlift injuries. No way to sugar coat the issue here. There are many possible injuries from the deadlift.  The good thing is, we discuss 10 possible deadlift injuries and how … Read more

How to Fix Elbow Pain When Deadlifting: 13 Solutions 

How to Fix Elbow Pain When Deadlifting 13 Solutions 

You’re asking how to fix deadlift elbow pain? Well, let’s go over this interesting topic. Lateral epicondylitis, or more formally known as Tennis elbow is inflammation and a mild to severe pain that shows up around the outer elbow tendon.  There are a variety of reasons for why it comes about and may trigger some … Read more

10 Proven Ways to Fix Shin Scraping When Deadlifting

Prevent Deadlift Shin Scrape

Your deadlift form could be immaculate. The bar is nice and close to your shins. This gives a near-perfect center of gravity and an effective lift. But, then you experience the dreaded deadlift shin scrape! OUCH! BLOODY AND BRUISED SHINS!  Yup, bar to shin scrapes are normal even among the best deadlifters. Like myself, a lot … Read more

Should You Squat and Deadlift on the Same Day? 4 Great Benefits

Should You Squat and Deadlift on the Same Day 4 Great Benefits

Key Points If you enjoy reading about our content, you know we’re fans of the squat and deadlift. But can you squat and deadlift on the same day? Although performing both compound movements can be tiring, there are quite a number of benefits. Lifters can break through training plateaus, improve sporting performance, indicate powerlifting capabilities and … Read more

Deadlift Shoulder Pain: 5 Common Reasons & How to Fix  

Deadlift Shoulder Pain 5 Common Reasons & How to Fix

The shoulder is a unique ball and socket joint. Some lifters will experience deadlift shoulder pain from time to time. So how do lifters get shoulder pain from deadlifting? Some common reasons for deadlift shoulder pain include poor mobility, bad technique, or lack of shoulder strength. During the deadlift, lifters should take care to prepare … Read more