Tag: deadlift

Summer 2023 Fitness Challenge Results…Part 1

As many of you will recall, we set up the Summer 2023 Fitness Challenge back in May. Our goal was to test and train a unique capacity of athleticism, which is power. We sampled anaerobic power with a lifting test and used the mile run for aerobic power. The lifting test used a trap bar deadlift, or similar setup depending…

How to Squat, Bench Press, and Deadlift

This post is a synopsis of Episode 224 of The Lifetime Athlete Podcast. It was entitled The Big Three Lifts. This discussion was a Mail Bag episode in response to a number of recent inquiries. Every Lifetime Athlete is familiar with these exercises as well as the squat, horizontal press, and hinge patterns they represent. Training these movements can help…

Ep224 – Mail Bag…The Big Three Lifts

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Ep224 - Mail Bag...The Big Three Lifts

This episode could also be entitled “How to Bench Press, Squat, and Deadlift!” The Big Three Lifts are an historical foundation of exercise programming. Athletic conditioning and fitness has borrowed these movements from powerlifting and bodybuilding for many decades. An extremely frequently asked question in The Lifetime Athlete Community is “Should I do those lifts, and if so…how?” Yes, we…