Weightlifting

Strengthen These 5 Muscles to Deadlift More Weight

Strengthen These 5 Muscles to Deadlift More Weight

Deadlifting is an important exercise for all athletes and it’s importance even trickles into the lives of everyday people. There only a few exercises that target both the upper and lower body and deadlifts are among the best. Executing the proper form for deadlifts is paramount and the risks are crucial. Deadlift Phases Pull, Drive and Lockout The deadlift has 3…

Tips on How to Deadlift More Weight

Tips on How to Deadlift More Weight

Deadlifting is a weight training exercise that has been known for building phenomenal strength for the entire body, while focusing on the lower back, hips, glutes, hamstrings and quads. This compound exercise is also seen in powerlifting competitions alongside the squat and bench press. Deadlifts are among the best exercise for getting stronger, but there’s an endless argument over squats…

Dumbbells vs. Barbells – Which is Superior?

Dumbbells vs. Barbells – Which is Superior?

Many people like you and I often wondered what provided a better workout, dumbbells or barbells. Is there really a difference? If so, what are the benefits and/or downsides of training with either? Just like every form of training dumbbells and barbells both have their advantages and disadvantages. Most trainers (such as myself) will advise you to incorporate both into…

What Are the Effects of Weightlifting?

What Are the Effects of Weightlifting?

Who Benefits From Weightlifting? The answer to this question is easy, “everyone.” Now you might be thinking, “What about elderly people and/ or children?” Like I said, everyone can benefit from weightlifting but it has to be done the correct way. As with any weightlifting routine, consult your doctor and make sure you practice proper form.  Weightlifting for Women over…