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.

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Weightlifting isn’t easy. It takes serious work to build muscles and improve your physical fitness. Many exercises may seem simple, like the bench press, but they are often harder than they look. Before newbies tack on weight and challenge themselves, it’s important to nail down the basics of the bench press. As a part of our ongoing Weightlifting 101 series, we’ll go over the fundamentals of the bench press, the significance of this exercise, and variations you should include in future workouts.

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Friday, 22 February 2019 19:28

Weightlifting 101: How To Do A Squat

 

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.

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Monday, 12 November 2018 05:22

Weightlifting 101: How To Do A Deadlift

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.

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