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Weightlifting is a great way to tone your muscles, boost your metabolism, and improve your overall health and physical fitness. However, without proper form and basic knowledge of weightlifting movements, you can be at serious risk of injury. Whether you are new to weightlifting or returning to the gym after COVID restrictions have been lifted, we’re breaking down the proper form for weightlifting as part of our weightlifting 101 blog series.
When it comes to strength training, the weightlifting deadlift is an unrivaled exercise. Traditional deadlifts can work wonders on your lower back, hamstrings, and more! But sometimes, we can easily get burnt out by doing the same exercise repeatedly. And we know that for many beginners, deadlifting can be intimidating.
If you’re not familiar with deadlifts, we have an excellent blog on all of the basics. To recap: when beginning your deadlift, start off in a stance with your feet hip-width apart. Once you’ve got a good grip and a solid form, you’re ready to begin.
If you are new to weightlifting, you have likely battled the introductory phase of various different exercises. Some moves prove much more challenging than others, especially when everyone in the gym is performing the move differently and offering contradictory advice. One of the most troublesome exercises for newbies is the deadlift. In our weightlifting 101 series, we will be covering the proper form and technique, getting down to the nitty gritty of how to do specific exercises. Today, we are covering how to do a deadlift.