What is the Trap Bar Deadlift?
This exercise is a supplement to the real deadlift. There is a special bar that allows you to be in a more ideal position of pulling the bar from the ground to the top.The deadlift helps in increasing leg strength and an overall body exercise.
How to Perform the Trap Bar Deadlift
- For this exercise load a trap bar, also known as a hex bar, to an right weight resting on the ground. Stand in the center of the apparatus and grasp both handles.
- Lower your hips, look forward with your head and keep your chest up.
- Begin the movement by driving through the heels and extend your hips and knees. Avoid rounding your back at all times.
- At the completion of the movement, lower the weight back to the ground under control.