By Marko on Nov 23, 2009 in Deadlift, Exercises, For Beginners | 4 Comments
Deadlift is the third of three events performed in a powerlifting competition. It is one of the most important strength training movements for the upper body, especially the back. In my opinion this exercise requires the least technique compared to bench press and squat. Nonetheless, straightforwardness and simplicity is what made it so popular.
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By Marko on Nov 12, 2009 in Bench Press, Exercises, For Beginners | 5 Comments
Bench press is the second of three events performed in a powerlifting competition. It is considered as one of the most dominant strength training movements for the upper body. Additionally, there are bench only competitions where, as the name says, only the bench press event is present. Unofficially, this exercise is used amongst lifters as [...]
By Marko on Nov 10, 2009 in Exercises, For Beginners, Squat | 3 Comments
Squat is the first of three events performed in a powerlifting competition. It is the most dominant exercise when it comes to strength training of the lower body. There is nothing that can be compared to squat if you want to develop a strong body. Once some powerlifter said: “if I would be forced to [...]