Sunday, July 10, 2011

The Deadlift

This a great resistance training exercise to increase lower back strength and it targets every other muscle in your body also.  This is an exercise for men and women.  The deadlift is performed with a straight barbell and weighted plates.  The deadlift is most effective when done with proper form.  Before incorporating this exercise into your routine you should seek proper technique from a skilled professional to prevent injury.   

When done correctly the deadlift can:

·     Help you increase strength throughout your entire body.
·     Prevent injuries doing normal everyday activities involving lifting.
·     Enhance your power potential for multiple exercises and activities.
·     Improve your gripping power.
·     Increase muscle mass and tone throughout the body.
·     Improve cardiovascular endurance.

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