Tag: deadlift

Thor Bjornsson Deadlifts 432kg / 952lbs for Reps

For those unaware, Thor Bjornsson is not only the Mountain on Game of Thrones, but he’s also a professional strongman from the land of the giants, Iceland. He did a deadlift session on an elephant bar together with Larry Wheels and ended up pulling a massive 432kg / 952lbs deadlift for repetitions. Go to 9:15…




Calgary Barbell on YouTube does the best form checks!

Aside from being a strong-as-hell powerlifter from Canada, Bryce Krawczyk of Calgary Barbell also provides the best form checks on YouTube.




242.5kg/535lbs Deadlift PR + Cue That Helped Me

A video of my deadlift PR from yesterday and also a cue that helped me with my deadlift. Maybe it will benefit you as well!




Eric Cressey is a Bad Motherfucker!

Eric Cressey pulls 600lbs for 3 reps and also provides insanely valuable shoulder health tips (among other things).




Jonnie Candito Placed 3rd at IPF World’s

At the IPF Raw World Championship, United States powerlifter Jonnie Candito placed 3rd to get a bronze medal in the 83kg category. His lifts were: 255kg/562lbs squat, 145kg/319.5lbs bench press, and 282.5kg/622.8lbs deadlift. This got him a  682.5kg/1504.7lbs total! He got a bronze medal for his deadlift and his total. Check out Jonnie’s YouTube channel…




240kg/529lbs Deadlift (New 1RM)

I hit a new personal record in the conventional deadlift this past week.




New Squat and Deadlift PRs

In the last week or so, I hit two PRs. A 192.5kg/424lbs back squat and a 235kg/518lbs at a body weight of 85kg/187lbs.




Lifting Heavy as a Woman

Will women get bulky from lifting heavy weights? This question is answered in a video from a female figure competitor.




Sumo Deadlift Mobility

A quick article on how to improve your mobility specifically for the sumo deadlift.




Guinness Deadlift Record

Oh, this? It’s just a guy deadlifting 405lbs for 40 repetitions in 60 seconds. Nothing to see here, move along!




The Beginning of My Garage Gym

In this article, I lay out the items I have bought for my garage gym. If stuff like that interests you, read on!




ChelseaLifts First Powerlifting Meet Video

Fitness YouTuber ChelseaLifts competed in her first push / pull (bench press / deadlift) powerlifting meet. Here are her results!




Monsterettes – Powerlifting Women Video

A video of some powerlifting women called the Monsterettes.




Omar Isuf 500 Pound Deadlift Challenge WINNER

A video of the top 5 contestants – including the winner – of Omar Isuf’s 500lbs deadlift challenge for max reps.




Suitcase Deadlift Exercise Tutorial

The one arm barbell suitcase deadlift is a great exercise for your core, grip and posterior chain strength.




Mike Tuchscherer – 800lbs x 3 Deadlift

A video of Mike Tuchscherer deadlifting 800lbs x 3.




Jonnie Candito 606lbs Deadlift @ 180lbs

Powerlifter Jonnie Candito deadlifts 275kg/606lbs in competition weighing in at 82kg/180lbs. He is 21 years old.




Man in Wheelchair Attempts 500lbs Deadlift

In response to Omar Isuf’s 500lbs deadlift challenge, this man in a wheelchair attempted to deadlift 500lbs.




So You Think You Can Deadlift? – Video Series

The new ‘So You Think You Can Deadlift?’ video series from champion powerlifter Matt Wenning.




Video of the Week & Reverse Grip Bench Article

A video about hips shooting up too quickly on the deadlift and how to fix it. Also an article about reverse grip bench press!




Deadlift Assistance Work

A quick rundown of my favorite assistance movements to build a stronger deadlift.




Natalya Kuzmina is a Strong Woman – Videos

Female powerlifter Natalya Kuzmina from Kazakhstan recently hit IPF world records in the squat, bench, deadlift, and total for women at 84kg/185lbs at IPF Worlds in Russia. There are also videos of her best lifts in a meet so far this year. Prepare to be amazed!




Deadlift Basics

A 101 type article for the barbell deadlift movement, including key aspects like the deadlift setup, execution and also various types of grip. Variations like the sumo deadlift, trap bar deadlift, and SLDL are also discussed.