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Deadlift like a beast

Posted by Pascal Landshoeft

Feb 19, 2019 9:30:00 AM

 

Deadlift like a beast

 

Deadlifting like a beast is all about speed and aggression in the lift. Take Pete Rubish as your inspiration. He deadlifts in a way that the barbell gets afraid of him. Here are some tips to get as primal as Rubish. 

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Topics: Deadlift, Lift stronger, Fitness

How to barbell shrug [Article, Free Download]

Posted by Pascal Landshoeft

Feb 14, 2019 9:30:00 AM

How to barbell shrug

Decide whether you want to use straps or not. Go for 8 - 12 repetitions per set and go one plate down from what you can deadlift. 3 To 5 sets after a deadlift session depending on how beast you feel on the day do the trick.

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Topics: Strength, Fitness, Deadlift, Lift stronger

Deadlift like a boss

Posted by Pascal Landshoeft

Feb 12, 2019 9:30:00 AM

Deadlift like a boss

 

Deadlifting like a boss is all about being calm and composed. Play the long-term game if this suits your personality and lifting style. This is for someone who is a bit calmer and not as aggressive. 

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Topics: Deadlift, Fitness, Strength, Lift stronger

Deadlift vs hex bar [Article]

Posted by Pascal Landshoeft

Feb 5, 2019 9:30:00 AM

Deadlift vs hex bar

 

Athletes will benefit from the lower injury risk using a hex bar instead of the barbell. Weightlifters and powerlifters might want to use the tool that is more relevant to their sport unless their lower back needs a rest. 

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Topics: Strength, Fitness, Deadlift, Lift stronger

Deadlift like a pro [Article]

Posted by Pascal Landshoeft

Jan 29, 2019 9:30:00 AM

 

Deadlift like a pro 

 

Deadlifting like a pro is a lot more about mindset than technique. If you follow the advice in this article by the letter you will deadlift like a pro tomorrow. Being a pro will take ten years of deadlifting like a pro.

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Topics: Strength, Fitness, Deadlift, Lift stronger

Deadlift or squat more weight [Article]

Posted by Pascal Landshoeft

Jan 22, 2019 9:30:00 AM

Deadlift or squat more weight

 

You should roughly squat and deadlift the same weight. If you deadlift a lot more than you squat work on your hip mobility. If you squat a lot more than you deadlift work on your grip strength. This should move these lifts closer together. 

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Topics: Deadlift, Lift stronger, Fitness, Strength

Deadlift ORM calculator [Article]

Posted by Pascal Landshoeft

Jan 15, 2019 9:30:00 AM

 

Deadlift ORM calculator

 

One repetition maximum calculators are helpful tools to determine whether you are getting stronger without risking injury. Be aware that calculations are theoretical and do not reflect your actual strength levels. 

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Topics: Strength, Fitness, Deadlift, Lift stronger

Deadlifts or farmers walk [Article]

Posted by Pascal Landshoeft

Jan 8, 2019 9:30:00 AM

Deadlifts or farmers walk

 

The deadlift and farmers walk are two very different exercises. If your main interest is grip strength do farmers walks. If you want to build muscle and strength in your entire body do more deadlifts. 

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Topics: Strength, Fitness, Lift stronger, Deadlift

Deadlifts vs barbell row [Article]

Posted by Pascal Landshoeft

Jan 1, 2019 9:30:00 AM

Deadlift vs barbell row

 

The barbell row is an excellent accessory exercise for people who are interested in raw strength. The deadlift will build the core of at least one training day in your daily routine if you want to become big and strong. I personally would not design an entire training day around the barbell row. 

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Topics: Strength, Fitness, Lift stronger, Deadlift

Deadlift like a powerlifter [Article]

Posted by Pascal Landshoeft

Dec 25, 2018 9:30:00 AM

Deadlift like a powerlifter

 

Deadlifting like a powerlifter requires patience and technique. Some tricks are to act against your instinct to stay in control of the weight. Here are the most helpful queues to improve your deadlift.

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Topics: Strength, Lift stronger, Deadlift