Mass and Shred Podcast: Episode 101: Deadlifts: How and Why You Need to Do Them

Tracy and Mike about the deadlift and tell you why you need to include them into your workouts. Topics include deadlift variations, instructions and tips.

Recipe of the Week: Berry Protein Ice Cream

Exercise of the Week: Trap Bar Deadlift

For this exercise load a trap bar, also known as a hex bar, to an appropriate weight resting on the ground. Stand in the center of the apparatus and grasp both handles.

Lower your hips, look forward with your head and keep your chest up.

Begin the movement by driving through the heels and extend your hips and knees. Avoid rounding your back at all times.

At the completion of the movement, lower the weight back to the ground under control.

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