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Trap Bar Deadlift

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Type: Strength
Main Muscle Worked: Quadriceps
Other Muscles: Glutes, Hamstrings
Equipment: Other
Mechanics Type: Compound
Level: Beginner
Sport: No
Force: Pull
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Trap Bar Deadlift Guide

Main Muscle: Quadriceps

  1. 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.
  2. Lower your hips, look forward with your head and keep your chest up.
  3. Begin the movement by driving through the heels and extend your hips and knees. Avoid rounding your back at all times.
  4. At the completion of the movement, lower the weight back to the ground under control.



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Review: Trap Bar Deadlift

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9/10

May 24, 2014 3:23 PM: I was having trouble keeping form on BB deads, and this helps a lot. I still love BB deads as best old school.



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10/10

Nov 16, 2013 1:42 PM: Outstanding exercise that really allowed me to start building strength in my legs while dealing with lower back issues. A staple of my routine now.



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9/10

Oct 9, 2013 11:31 AM: Fantastic tool. Deadlift movement, but the primary muscles targeted are the quads, so a great hybrid exercise -- ideal for becoming Quadzilla!



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10/10

Jul 21, 2013 12:34 PM: I love this exercise. It allows me to get bigger weights on my quad days than i can with squatting. i use them almost every week.



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10/10

Dec 8, 2012 10:14 AM: Cheers bb.com.



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