Exercise Guides

split stance Romanian deadlift

Split Stance Romanian Deadlift Exercise Guide

The split stance Romanian deadlift is an effective variation of the classic RDL that is performed with a split stance (one of your legs is in front, the other behind). It’s a great exercise to really target your hamstrings and glutes, to improve your balance, and to engage your core muscles. It’s also an excellent exercise to use for beginners trying to work their way… Read More »Split Stance Romanian Deadlift Exercise Guide

Landmine deadlift

Landmine Deadlift: How To Do, Benefits And Variations

The conventional deadlift is truly a great and effective exercise. It’s a great tool to increase your overall strength, build muscle, and to target and develop your posterior chain muscles. But the lift isn’t suitable for everybody. It can be quite a difficult movement to master for beginners. And it can be problematic for people with lower back issues. The landmine deadlift is a great… Read More »Landmine Deadlift: How To Do, Benefits And Variations

snatch grip Romanian deadlift

Snatch Grip Romanian Deadlift Exercise Guide

The snatch grip Romanian deadlift is a great and challenging deadlift variation that combines the RDL with a wide snatch grip. It’s an incredible posterior chain exercise that merges the best qualities of both lifts. It’s a popular exercise with many strength sports athletes and different kinds of weightlifters (both power and Olympic). It’s a great tool to increase your pulling strength, target your glutes… Read More »Snatch Grip Romanian Deadlift Exercise Guide

Snatch grip deadlift

Snatch Grip Deadlift: How To Do, Benefits, Muscles Worked

The snatch grip deadlift is a popular variation of the conventional deadlift. It’s a great functional and compound exercise that trains your whole body with the main effort going on your posterior chain. It’s a great tool to strengthen your posterior chain muscles and to develop both functional and pulling strength. This advanced variation of the classical lift is widely used by Olympic weightlifters and… Read More »Snatch Grip Deadlift: How To Do, Benefits, Muscles Worked

jefferson deadlift

Jefferson Deadlift Exercise guide: How to do, benefits, Tips

The Jefferson deadlift is a somewhat forgotten variation of the conventional deadlift. It was once a popular old-time strongman exercise that was the go-to and favorite exercise of many (even the legendary Bruce Lee was a big fan of it). The lift was invented by a strong man named Charles Jefferson, and it gets its name from there as well. It’s also known as the… Read More »Jefferson Deadlift Exercise guide: How to do, benefits, Tips

resistance band deadlift

Resistance Band Good Morning Exercise Guide

The resistance band good morning is a fantastic hip hinge posterior training exercise. It’s a simple banded variation of the classical good morning (which is usually done with free weights). It’s a good movement to train your hips, hamstrings, and your lower back. What makes it such a great exercise is the fact that it can be done virtually anywhere, be it at home, at… Read More »Resistance Band Good Morning Exercise Guide

Resistance band deadlift

Resistance Band Deadlift – Exercise Guide, variations and benefits

The resistance band deadlift is a great variation of the conventional lift that is an ideal alternative to free weights. Using resistance bands for the deadlift has many benefits such as its a safer option, they can be done at home or basically anywhere, it will recruit more of your stabilizer muscles, and they are great for preventing injuries. It’s a full-body exercise that trains… Read More »Resistance Band Deadlift – Exercise Guide, variations and benefits

Dumbbell sumo deadlift

The Dumbbell Sumo Deadlift: How To Do, Benefits, And Tips

The dumbbell sumo deadlift is a popular variation of the much-loved sumo deadlift (which itself is a variation of the conventional dl). It’s an incredible full-body compound lift and one of the best alternatives to the conventional barbell DL. How does it differ from the conventional lift? Well, first of all in this modification, either a single or a set of dumbbells are used instead… Read More »The Dumbbell Sumo Deadlift: How To Do, Benefits, And Tips

Reeves Deadlift

The Reeves Deadlift: Exercise guide, Benefits, and Tips

The Reeves deadlift is a DL variation that is very similar to the snatch grip deadlift. Both exercises have an extra-wide grip of the barbell. In the snatch grip DL, you are gripping the bar at its ends, but in the Reeves version, you are taking it even further and gripping the barbell from its plates.  It places an extra load on your upper-body muscles… Read More »The Reeves Deadlift: Exercise guide, Benefits, and Tips

shovel deadlift

The Shovel Deadlift: Exercise guide, Benefits, and Tips

Seeing someone do the shovel deadlift in the gym might look strange and even weird at first glance. If you’re not familiar with the exercise, it might seem very unorthodox, but this deadlift variation is actually one of the best core lifts you can perform with the barbell. So what makes this exercise strange? Well, in this deadlift alteration, only one side of the bar… Read More »The Shovel Deadlift: Exercise guide, Benefits, and Tips