Deadlift Archives - Juggernaut Training Systems

  • What’s Your Favorite Accessory Movement?

    By Juggernaut | In Powerlifting | on November 1, 2013

    First off, let’s get one thing straight, accessory movements are used AFTER the primary movement! You can’t just do squat, bench and dead variations are expect to kill it on the platform, you’ve gotta put your attention on the real thing. Accessory movements though are great to attack various weaknesses. Check out some of our […]

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  • Pause Your Way To Bigger Lifts

    By Chad Smith | In Olympic Weightlifting, Powerlifting | on October 31, 2013

    Paused variations of any lift are great accessory movements to build the full lifts in the most specific manner possible. I say that these variations are the most specific because they are in fact the exact competition lift, just with a pause at some portion of it, thus they will have the highest transfer to […]

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  • 3 Common Mistakes in the Deadlift

    By Juggernaut | In Deadlift | on October 28, 2013

    Brandon Lilly’s deadlift has taken off in the last year, going from 725 to 810 in competition, thanks to the ingenius programming of The Cube Method. In this video, Brandon breaks down 3 common mistakes he sees being made in the deadlift including… -Bar Drift, ie. the bar floating away from your body -Improving your […]

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  • Improving Your Deadlift Lockout

    By Brandon Lilly | In Deadlift | on September 23, 2013

    The most common questions I get from powerlifters pertain primarily to the deadlift. It is the one lift that seems to have caused lifters the most problems, and many argue that the deadlift is the purest test of strength, and will amongst the three lifts. I, myself, have faced many demons in the deadlift having […]

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  • Deadlift Tips and Tricks

    By Brandon Lilly | In Deadlift | on June 27, 2013

    Team Juggernaut is home to some of the strongest deadlifters in the World! With 7 deadlifters having pulled over 750 pounds in competition, TeamJTS is a wealth of training knowledge. Check out these tips and tricks from Team Juggernaut. BUILDING STRENGTH OFF THE FLOOR Brad Little: For strength off the floor I feel nothing builds […]

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  • Deadlifts, Breathing, and Bracing

    By Ryan Brown | In Deadlift | on June 26, 2013

    The deadlift has become notorious from the number of backs it has claimed. We all know that it is a great exercise for building strength and size, as well as for building the hip hinge pattern. In the circles that I travel in, I rarely find anyone opposed to the deadlift, but out there with […]

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  • The Deadlift’s Role in Power Development

    By Matt Vincent | In Deadlift | on June 25, 2013

    This article is part of the Juggernaut Deadlift Manual which you can get for FREE by signing up for the JTSstrength.com Newsletter in the bar on the right of this screen or on the JTSstrength.com homepage! I have competed in numerous different things from High School sports like Football and Track, Collegiate Track and Field (Shotput, Discus, and Hammer), Strongman, Powerlifting both […]

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  • How I Built My Best Deadlift Ever: CAT Deads

    By Chad Smith | In Deadlift | on June 25, 2013

    The idea of Compensatory Acceleration Training (CAT) was introduced to me through my work with Josh Bryant and popularized by Dr. Fred Hatfield, one of the greatest squatters of all-time, before that. “this method refers to the process of deliberately trying to accelerate the bar throughout the concentric phase of the movement, instead of allowing […]

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  • Deadlift 101

    By Brandon Lilly | In Deadlift | on June 24, 2013

    The conventional deadlift is arguably the best test of brute strength in powerlifting. Other lifts are dominated by technique, and form, but the conventional deadlift unlike the other lifts offers a wide variety of forms, and techniques that have proven productive. But, there are staples that will hold true no matter what form you use. […]

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  • Hamstring Training for the Deadlift

    By Pete Rubish | In Deadlift | on June 20, 2013

    If you’re anything like me, you’ve gone a significant period of time neglecting to train your hamstrings.  The hamstrings aren’t a flashy muscle group, they excite almost no one, and they can be one of the more painful muscle groups to train.  No one comes up to you and comments on your hamstrings, nor do […]

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  • Pillars of the Deadlift

    By Daniel Green | In Deadlift | on April 2, 2013

    The task is well defined—and competitively measured—lift more weight. Succeeding, however, is the complex part. And repeatedly doing so will require a great plan. I’d tell you what that plan is, but I don’t know what it is for you. Improving is a uniquely personal task. So what I am going to set out to […]

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  • To Pull A Lot, You Need To Pull A Lot

    By Brandon Lilly | In Deadlift | on March 11, 2013

    Despite what you have been told the best deadlifters in the world pull very often, they are just intelligent enough to cycle their pulls. By cycling this not only keeps their deadlift progressing, but it also allows them to work the deadlift in various ways, and in parts. The number one stand out “part” for […]

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  • Happy Birthday Eric Lilliebridge

    By Juggernaut | In Powerlifting | on March 7, 2013

    Happy birthday to one of the strongest and most talented powerlifters in the World today! Team Juggernaut’s Eric Lilliebridge turns 23 years old today. Yes, you read that right, Eric Lilliebridge owner of the World Record raw w/ wraps squat in the 275s class (881 pounds) and a 2204 raw total, is only 23 years […]

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  • Going Heavy on The Juggernaut Method

    By Chad Smith | In Powerlifting | on January 16, 2013

    The most common question I receive about The Juggernaut Method, is “how can I add in some heavier work?”. The Juggernaut Method is built around submaximal work done for a high volume with great attention to the quality of the lift from both a technique and speed standpoint. While I don’t think that it is […]

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  • Get to Know Pete Rubish

    By Juggernaut | In Powerlifting | on January 7, 2013

    Name: Pete Rubish Age: 21 Height/Weight: 6’0” 235 lbs. Hometown: Cambridge, WI Current City: Madison, WI Years Training: 7 years Years Competing: 3 years Competition PRs: 661 lb. Squat (no knee wraps), 352 lb. bench press, 777 lb. deadlift Where You Train: My basement, Capital Fitness, University Weight Room, Pro Gym Day Job: Student What […]

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  • Get to Know Corey Hayes

    By Juggernaut | In Powerlifting | on January 2, 2013

    Name: Corey Hayes Age: 22 Height/Weight: 5’10 / 235lbs Hometown: Prestonsburg, KY Current City: Richmond, KY Years Training: 7 Years Competing: 6 PRs: My current raw competition PR’s are Squat: 725 Bench: 425 Deadlift: 680 Total: 1825 @220 The deadlift was done about 7 months after herniating my L5 and S1, Im proud of the […]

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  • My Strength Journey

    By Brad Little | In Powerlifting | on December 18, 2012

    I have always enjoyed knowing how a great strength athlete began. I would love nothing more than to sit down with guys like Bill Kazmaier, Ed Coan, or Kirk Karwoski and find out exactly what got them started in strength sports. Since I find this so fascinating I though I would share with everyone why […]

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  • The Cube Method for Strongman

    By Josh Thigpen | In Strongman | on December 13, 2012

    LEARN HOW TO BECOME THE STRONGEST, FASTEST, MOST PREPARED AND EXPLOSIVE STRENGTH ATHLETE YOU CAN POSSIBLY BE!   Are you ready for the next level in strongman training? Are you Sick of the same old training routines? How about getting the leg up on your competition with the most revolutionary training program ever developed for […]

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  • Team Juggernaut Roundtable, Part 3-Assistance Work

    By Juggernaut | In Powerlifting | on November 30, 2012

    In part 3 of our Team Juggernaut Roundtable discussion, Team Juggernaut’s Chad Wesley Smith, Brandon Lilly, Brad Little and Ryan Brown, along with Mike Tuchscherer, Jim Laird and Corey Hayes, talk about what our favorite assistance movements are for the bench press, squat and deadlift…

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  • Training with Bands and Chains

    By Juggernaut | In Training | on November 24, 2012

    By Team Juggernaut Bands and Chains are among the most trendy tools in the modern training toolbox. They are also in my opinion, among the most misunderstood and misused. I could cite numerous YouTube videos that show coaches (including MAJOR D-1 coaches) having their athlete bench or squat with chains, where the chains are setup […]

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