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IM POWER BUILDING BETTER OFF DEADLIFTING By Sarah Chadwell, NASM CPT The Deadlift Has Stood The Test Of Time Because It Works All Of Your Muscles. Power is within you. Want to increase and unleash it? You can. How? You can do so with one move: The deadlift. Dead- lifts are the true measure of muscular strength and endur- ance. By performing a deadlift, you train more muscles than any other single lift. Awaken your true power potential with this most effective physique-building exercise. dead weight they could lift off the ground? We may never know. However, sometime between 1910 and 1920, some- one had the bright idea of actually recording deadlift weight records to determine who was the most powerful man around. Today, not much has changed except that men and women head to the gym to record their personal bests. Deadlifts are a powerlifting exercise. The history of deadlift- ing dates back to the early 1900s. Who knows how far back in history men actually began to brag about the amount of Why haven’t things changed when it comes to the deadlift? Probably because the deadlift is the ultimate test of your overall power as it takes almost your entire muscular system 66 AUGUST 2017 | ironmanmagazine.com