Tag Archives: deadlift

Can Deadlifts Be Replaced By Back Hyperextensions?

| August 6, 2015 by Truth Seeker |

“Will I be punished for eternity if I don’t deadlift?” is one of the many questions that a permabulker asks himself at least 150 times a day. It’s been said that people who don’t deadlift miss their chance to transform from fragile boys into muscular cavemen. This is nothing but a grand illusion which has been […]

Why The Deadlift Is an Overrated Lift The deadlift takes more than it gives back.

| March 25, 2015 by Truth Seeker |

The deadlift has been enjoying more popularity than ever thanks to the rise of the so-called “YouTube powerlifting” – a phenomenon that has greatly contributed to the “do you even squat and deadlift” mentality. Since many beginners look up to the YouTube fitness celebrities, they start to believe that deadlifting is the key to the physiques presented by […]

The Harsh Truth about The Deadlift: It DOES NOT make you BIG

| February 2, 2015 by Truth Seeker |

It’s time to tell the truth. The extraterrestrial growth attributed to the deadlift is a myth supported by brainwashed broscientists. The deadlift does not make you super big despite the claims that it releases growth hormone and testosterone while stimulating efficient nutrient partitioning. The trick is very simple. Since they cannot sell you steroids, they […]

The Rounded Back Deadlift: How Round Is Too Round?

| December 4, 2014 by Truth Seeker |

The lifting manual says that rounding of the back could hurt the spine. As a result, anyone who deadlifts with a rounded back has always been considered a stupid brah buying a ticket to Snap City. This may be correct if we are talking about beginners, but there is also a group of advanced and educated lifters who […]

Deadlifts Are Not Needed Even If You’re A Powerlifter

| November 3, 2014 by Truth Seeker |

Very few realize that many of our ideas and beliefs are hollow concepts based on mind control and fear. That’s what you get for investing your faith in human beings. Humans can never be the ultimate authority. Our self-righteousness and minds susceptible to programming will never allow it. The bodybuilding niche is also full of infatuated individuals who think that […]

Deadlifts vs. Squats: What’s Better For Mass?

| October 29, 2014 by Truth Seeker |

Deadlifts & Squats have a mythical status. Many muscle scholars attribute magical properties to both movements. According to the rumors, squats and deads build muscle thickness and size that the “curl and bench bros” can only dream of. Occasionally, there are furious discussions between the fans of each movement. Which one is better for mass – deadlifts or squats? Well, let’s look […]

Deadlift – Some People Are Built To Do It, Others Aren’t

| September 12, 2014 by Truth Seeker |

The deadlift is among the most mythical exercises in the gym. Some do it and love it while others prefer to hold hands with Edward Scissorhands instead of deadlifting. Once you are an advanced athlete, a heavy deadlift attempt may take two weeks or more to recover from. The main decisive factor when it comes to deadlifting […]