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Deadlift – Show of Strength and Power of Will – The One Ton Challenge with Anders Varner, Doug Larson and Travis Mash — Barbell Shrugged #399

The deadlift is the simplest and strongest movement that will test your will and how badly you want to be in the One Ton Club. In the One Ton Challenge, if you are going to make it into the One Ton Club, you will need a big deadlift. In this episode of Barbell Shrugged, Anders Varner, Doug Larson, and Coach Travis Mash outline the technique, mobility, and training to increase your deadlift and get in to the One Ton Club.

Minute Breakdown:

0-10 – How to Increase Your Deadlift

11-20 – Sumo or Conventional Deadlift?

21-30 – Is Neutral Spine Necessary?

31-40 – Partial Range of motion and Isometrics

41-50 – Finding inner aggression to lift maximal weights

51 -60 – Hypertrophy and volume for deadlifting

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“What is the One Ton Challenge”

“How Strong is Strong Enough”

“How do I Start the One Ton Challenge”

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Train smart,

Doug and Anders



Anders Varner

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