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How To Do Deadlift

Barbell Deadlift

Deadlift formDeadlift Benefits

  • Deadlift is one of the most effective compound exercises. It is expressed as a basic strength exercise in strength sports such as powerlifting. It is the most popular movement of strength training as it works many muscle groups.
  • Increases Testosterone: It has been proven by research that weight exercises help increase short and long term testosterone levels. Exercises such as bench press, squat, and deadlift are the most effective exercises that increase testosterone levels.
  • It strengthens the ability to grip. It allows you to grasp an object more firmly when you hold it. In addition, studies show that deadlift is an effective exercise for improving explosive strength and vertical jumping performance.
  • Deadlift helps the development of leg, back, hip muscles and core muscles while also supporting the formation of muscle and strength in the body. Also, adding deadlifts to your workouts helps strengthen your tendons, ligaments and bones. Functional exercises such as deadlift are those that facilitate the real-life activities of the body.
  • Deadlift targets all the muscles responsible for your posture and allows you to keep your back straight during regular daily activities.
  • Correct form is very important in this exercise. For starters, doing wrong can lead to injury. After a few tries with the empty bar or accompanied by a trainer, the process of adapting to the movement may be shortened.


Deadlift – Muscles Worked

Target - Gluteus Maximus
Synergists - Quadriceps
Synergists - Adductor Magnus
Synergists - Hamstrings
Synergists - Soleus
Stabilizers - Erector Spinae
Stabilizers - Trapezius
Stabilizers - Levator Scapulae
Stabilizers - Rhomboids
Dynamic Stabilizers - Hamstrings
Dynamic Stabilizers - Gastrocnemius
Antagonist Stabilizers - Rectus Abdominis
Antagonist Stabilizers - Obliques
deadlift muscle worked