General Weightlifting Exercises

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Pin Front Squat

AKA Bottom-up squat, block squat, concentric squat, Anderson squat   The pin front squat is a front squat in which the barbell starts supported in a low position by a rack or blocks and the ath...
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 ...
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  ...
RLE Good Morning

The RLE (rear leg elevated) good morning is a single leg variation of the good morning that places more emphasis on hip stability than posterior chain strength.     Execution   Set...
RLE Stiff-Legged Deadlift

The RLE (rear leg elevated) stiff-legged deadlift is a single leg variation of the stiff-legged deadlift that places more emphasis on hip stability than posterior chain strength.     Exec...
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, w...
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 woul...
Single Leg Good Morning

AKA 1-legged good morning, Unilateral good morning   The single leg good morning is an exercise to improve hip stability and strengthen the hamstrings and glutes.     Execution &n...
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 bar...
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 s...
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