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3 Deadlift Variations You Need in Your Training Program

3 Deadlift Variations You Need in Your Training Program

Today let’s take a moment to talk about the Deadlift and why it rocks for building strength. This compound movement gives tons of bang for your buck; stronger bones & tissues, increased core stability and strength, stronger glutes (yay!) & posterior chain, and overall development of badass force and power production through your whole body. Also, there are a million and two variations to this lift so whatever equipment you have around you’ll be able to perform this movement in some form. The best part of a deadlift is that it’s basically another name for “pick up the thing” which is something that happens in our lives all day long (kids, shopping bags, moving furniture etc.) so working this pattern in the gym helps us out our daily lives. Proper form is key, the most common mistake I see is going too heavy too fast which puts your body at risk of injury. Take your time, increase the load slowly and have fun.

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The ATHENA System

The ATHENA System

We want you feeling strong, running faster, climbing longer, hiking pain-free; whatever your thing is we can help you do it with greater ease. Combining strength training and massage therapy we’ll help you build your best, strongest, injury-proof body. Proper movement assessment and technique evaluation with regard to running and climbing are the best way to find out where you can improve and become more efficient in your activities. When building any new program the first step is to set a baseline. Assessment sets a baseline and helps to create a system by which we can measure progress.

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3 Deadlift Variations You Need in Your Training Program

3 Deadlift Variations You Need in Your Training Program

Today let’s take a moment to talk about the Deadlift and why it rocks for building strength. This compound movement gives tons of bang for your buck; stronger bones & tissues, increased core stability and strength, stronger glutes (yay!) & posterior chain, and overall development of badass force and power production through your whole body. Also, there are a million and two variations to this lift so whatever equipment you have around you’ll be able to perform this movement in some form. The best part of a deadlift is that it’s basically another name for “pick up the thing” which is something that happens in our lives all day long (kids, shopping bags, moving furniture etc.) so working this pattern in the gym helps us out our daily lives. Proper form is key, the most common mistake I see is going too heavy too fast which puts your body at risk of injury. Take your time, increase the load slowly and have fun.

read more
The ATHENA System

The ATHENA System

We want you feeling strong, running faster, climbing longer, hiking pain-free; whatever your thing is we can help you do it with greater ease. Combining strength training and massage therapy we’ll help you build your best, strongest, injury-proof body. Proper movement assessment and technique evaluation with regard to running and climbing are the best way to find out where you can improve and become more efficient in your activities. When building any new program the first step is to set a baseline. Assessment sets a baseline and helps to create a system by which we can measure progress.

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