You're motivated, you're invested, you're ready to jump into weightlifting. But, if you've never done weightlifting before, you may not know exactly where to start. Some exercises prove to be much more challenging than others, especially when it seems like everyone in the gym does the exercise differently and offers contradictory advice. One of the most troublesome and nerve-wracking exercises for newbies is the squat. As a part of our Weightlifting 101 series, we will cover the proper squat form and technique, getting down to the nitty gritty of how to do this specific exercise without injuring yourself.
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.