Strongman exercises


The deadlift is a weight training exercise where a loaded barbell is lifted of the ground from a stabilised, bent over position.

It is one of the three canonical powerlifting exercises, along with the squat and the bench press.

Here, at Body Conquest, we believe that no training programme should be without a deadlift in it, due to the levels of strength and neural and muscular stimulation involved in the lift. Further, with all the hooplah these days with functional strength and movements, there is no more functional movement than a deadlift. Try picking up anything off the ground, from a box to a small (or large) child and you will see...