General Weightlifting Exercises

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Pull-up

AKA Chin-up, chin   The pull-up is a simple and effective upper body pulling strength exercise that also can help with shoulder mobility.     Execution   Hang from a pull-up...
Quarter Back Squat

The quarter back squat is an abbreviated back squat that can be used for reasons ranging from a need to work around an injury to overloading the top of the movement.     Execution  ...
Quarter Front Squat

The quarter front squat is an abbreviated back squat that can be used for reasons ranging from a need to work around an injury to overloading the top of the movement.     Execution  ...
Romanian Deadlift

AKA RDL   The Romanian deadlift’s exact origins and original execution are points of contention. It certainly originated when Nicu Vlad of Romania and his coach, Dragomir Cioroslan, were ...
Seated Good Morning

The seated good morning is fairly uncommon variation of the good morning that requires very good flexibility.     Execution   Place a barbell behind your neck as you would for a ba...
Split Squat

The split squat is a simple unilateral leg strength exercise that can be helpful for strengthening the receiving position of the split jerk.     Execution   Place the barbell behin...
Stiff-Legged Deadlift

AKA Romanian deadlift (incorrectly)   The stiff-legged deadlift is a very effective back strength exercise often confused with or considered a synonym for the Romanian deadlift.     ...
Straight-Legged Deadlift

AKA Stiff-legged deadlift (incorrectly)   The straight-legged deadlift is one of the few exercises in weightlifting in which the back is actually flexed and extended rather than held in a stati...
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