Tag Archives: Deadlift Devil

Dancing with the Deadlift Devil, Volume 1, Issue 3 – Evicting Demons

… Conventional … Sumo … Wide Sumo … Narrow Sumo … Speed Pulling … Form Pulling … Max Effort Pulling … High Reps … What is the answer? I recently told someone that when it comes to the deadlift, I sometimes feel like I am trying to crack the Da Vinci Code … I remember […]

Elite Fitness Systems (EliteFTS) – Learn to Train Seminar 3

EliteFTS – Learn to Train Seminar 3 “What the hell are you doing?” That’s what Dave Tate said when I was performing my first warm-up box squat set. Not exactly the response I was expecting and/or hoping to receive. Awesome technique! Where did you learn to squat like that? These were the type of comments […]

Dancing with the Deadlift Devil, Volume 1, Issue 2 – A Failed Exorcism

It was in the kitchen with me, but I didn’t know it. I didn’t sense it. It was tricking me; manipulating me, like it always does. “Did you see that?” I asked my son. “See what?” “Never mind.”

Dancing with the Deadlift Devil, Volume 1, Issue 1

It’s Thursday night and I’m in the belly of the Beast performing heavy (max effort) deadlifts. Calluses tear. Muscles strain – I suppose I just don’t want to die without a few scars. I look at the older husky guy staring back in the mirror, as I wipe the sweat off my furrowed brow, he […]