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Max Effort Deadlift Variations for Athletes

Max Effort Deadlift Variations for Athletes

As an athlete, one of the most important attributes you can develop is your absolute strength. Today, many coaches dispute the need for max effort training. These coaches will say that max effort training places an athlete at an increased risk of injury, or that their sport does not require an athlete to be “that strong”.

Wed Oct 19, 2022
Conventional Deadlift Setup

Conventional Deadlift Setup

You must achieve optimal positioning before moving the barbell, no matter the lift. Finding your optimal positioning for any barbell movement lowers your risk of injury and allows you to display higher levels of absolute strength. When you find form and positioning that works best for your body type and leverages, you will lift more weight and feel better moving it. 

Wed May 18, 2022
WSBB Blog: Building Optimal Back Strength

WSBB Blog: Building Optimal Back Strength

Westside Barbell's Big 3 Back Exercises

Wed Feb 02, 2022
WSBB Blog: Deficit Deadlifts

WSBB Blog: Deficit Deadlifts

Tags: Hamstring, Grip, Reverse Hyper No matter if you are a powerlifter, a strongman, a...

Mon Oct 04, 2021
WSBB Blog: Fix Your Deadlift Weakness

WSBB Blog: Fix Your Deadlift Weakness

Tags: Hamstrings, Grip, Conventional Deadlift The deadlift is one of the most simple exercises in execution,...

Tue Aug 17, 2021
WSBB Blog: Primary Accessory Exercises for the Deadlift

WSBB Blog: Primary Accessory Exercises for the Deadlift

In the mind of the average strength coach, you must constantly train competition specific movements in order...

Tue Aug 03, 2021
WSBB Blog: Overcoming Common Sticking Points in the Deadlift

WSBB Blog: Overcoming Common Sticking Points in the Deadlift

Tags: Knockout power, Speed-Strength, Cardio One of the most celebrated lifts, having a strong deadlift...

Fri Jul 09, 2021
WSBB Blog: Conventional Deadlift Set Up 101

WSBB Blog: Conventional Deadlift Set Up 101

Tags: Deadlift, Strength, Conjugate Time to Read: 5min When it comes to the deadlift, many lifters...

Tue Feb 23, 2021
The Need for a Deadlift        

The Need for a Deadlift        

  Years ago they would say the meet doesn’t start until the bar hits the...

Thu Nov 01, 2018
The Seated Deadlift

The Seated Deadlift

When executing a sumo deadlift most beginners will start the pull by not pushing the...

Mon Jul 17, 2017
Sumo Deadlift

Sumo Deadlift

In the 1970s the sumo deadlift was a rarity. A lifter from Indiana called Carlos...

Mon Jul 17, 2017
Top 10 Westside Deadlifts

Top 10 Westside Deadlifts

Westside Barbells Top 10 Deadlifts   Rank First Name Last Name Total Wt Class Body...

Wed Oct 19, 2016
OVERCOMING PLATEAUS PART 3: THE DEADLIFT

OVERCOMING PLATEAUS PART 3: THE DEADLIFT

Squat and bench press records are continually being set in recent years. It’s easy to...

Tue Oct 18, 2016
DEADLIFT TRAINING PART II

DEADLIFT TRAINING PART II

There are approximately 65 700lb benchers and 35 1000lb squatters. But when one looks at...

Tue Oct 18, 2016
DEADLIFTING TRAINING PART III

DEADLIFTING TRAINING PART III

The back has much potential, which is seldom reached. For such a simple lift, the...

Tue Oct 18, 2016
DEADLIFT TRAINING

DEADLIFT TRAINING

Paul Childress said that a big squatter is not always a big deadlifter, but a...

Tue Oct 18, 2016
TOP FIVE: PART III. THE DEADLIFT

TOP FIVE: PART III. THE DEADLIFT

Before bench shirts, there was a saying, “the meet does not start until the bar...

Thu Oct 13, 2016
DEADLIFT TRAINING

DEADLIFT TRAINING

Although we have never had a Benny or an Andy or for that fact a...

Thu Oct 13, 2016
DON’T DEADLIFT!

DON’T DEADLIFT!

It was 1970 and I was having a hard time going up in the deadlift....

Thu Oct 13, 2016