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dead lift

n.
A lift in weightlifting in which the weight is lifted from the floor to the level of the hips and then lowered by controlled effort to the floor.
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Low-intensity: Do three sets of 10 reps each set of lateral arm stretches, with resistance bands, back crunches on an exercise ball, planks while lifting weights one arm at a time, and dead lifts with a straight back.
"At such a critical time, tough physical exercises involving heavy machinery, dead lifts and strength training put your growth spurt at risk,' Kaburu says.
It also adds exercises including dead lifts, sprints with 40-pound weights, power throws and a 2-mile run, among other new tasks.
The doting dad has shown he's on the road to being ripped with videos of his exercise regime including leg extensions, pull-ups, dead lifts, boxing, HIIT training, ring dips and the use of a bosu ball posted on his Instagram.
Eyal Booker, who was dumped from the villa earlier in the week, was seen doing some dead lifts with his large weights, whileJosh Denzeland Wes then started to try and copy the lads' boxing prowess.
"In the gym, I'm focusing on my strength, doing stuff like chest presses, shoulder presses, squats, dead lifts and a lot of barbell work.
I confess I enjoy mundane grievances like dead lifts making everyone suffer equally.
I measured my strength with traditional power lifts: bench press, dead lifts, and squats.
His athletes are hyper-focused, lifting three times a week to work on the three powerlifts back squats (squatting with weight), dead lifts (lifting weight from the ground) and bench presses (pressing weight from your chest).
Wednesday involved a punishing session with Gabby, which included kettlebell swings, sumo squats, lunges, dead lifts, my old favourites burpees and mountain climbers (they never feel like they're getting any easier), and a bit of skipping, which I haven't done for ages.
And I am not just talking about the grimace you pull doing dead lifts.