A trainer showing a personal record deadlift in his garage gym.

5 DEADLIFT TIPS FOR BETTER FORM AND PERFORMANCE

Deadlifts are a great exercise for overall strength, low back health, posture, and building muscles. It is an exercise work developing the skill and getting strong. Before you get started with a deadlift, you need to know how to hip hinge. If you are not sure what a hip hinge is, check out my past…

trapbar deadlift

BARBELL VS. TRAPBAR DEADLIFT

Do you have to use a barbell when deadlift? The quick answer is no, and you will probably be better off using a trapbar for your deadlifts. The trapbar, also known as hex bar, is a hexagonal shaped barbell, and you are inside this hexagon to perform an exercise like the deadlift. The barbell has…