Posterior Chain: Which Deadlift Variation Is the Best?

posterior chain romanian deadlift

The Romanian deadlift and the stiff-legged deadlift are two of the most popular hamstring exercises. They also work your glutes and your lower back effectively. In this article, you’ll find out which exercise activates your posterior chain muscles the most effectively, according to a new study. Deadlift Anatomy The deadlift is one of, if not … Read more

Romanian Deadlift vs. Squat vs. Hip Thrust: Comparison of Muscle Activity

Romanian deadlift muscle activity

Which exercise is more effective for activating your glutes, hamstrings, and quadriceps: The squat, the Romanian deadlift, or the barbell hip thrust? This was examined in a study from 2018. Eight men with at least one year of strength training experience were recruited to perform the aforementioned exercises while electrodes were attached to their vastus … Read more

Deadlift Builder: Hypertrophy Training Program for Deadlifts

Deadlift Training Program

To pull big weights, you need big muscles. That’s the idea behind our new training program for the deadlift: Deadlift Builder. As the name implies, this program is meant to build the foundation of your deadlift by: Increasing the muscle mass of your entire deadlift musculature. Strengthening key parts of the deadlift using variations. The … Read more