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10 Awesome Reasons to Start Deadlifting — Burchbuilt Fitness in STL, MO

It seems great minds think alike, but how can you not love the deadlift? Deadlifts are awesome. If you didn’t know that, you gon’ learn today! But first, a brief history lesson. Think back to when Romans were in power. They were the Kardashians of their time. They were above the rest, or at least … Continue reading 10 Awesome Reasons to Start Deadlifting — Burchbuilt Fitness in STL, MO

Deadlift: The Best Weight Lifting Exercise to Improve your Performance

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It would be nice if we could spend less time with our weight training. So if you could only do one lift, what would it be? The correct answer is the deadlift. (We appreciate you putting up with the pop ups!) No mater what sport you're in, unless it's chess or spelling bees, having strong … Continue reading Deadlift: The Best Weight Lifting Exercise to Improve your Performance

Weight Training with Thick Bars for Grappling

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The most important thing we want to get out of strength training is carryover to our sport. If your sport involves grappling or grabbing of any kind, training with a thick implement in your upper body lifts is a nice hack to get more carryover to your performance.