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From the Archives: One of the Most Underrated Strength Exercises You Can Do

by Mark Rippetoe | October 05, 2018

The deadlift is a very simple exercise that basically involves picking a barbell up off the ground and setting it back down. It’s a bit more involved than that – most everything is, and despite the fact that some fitness chains have decided to sell memberships by making fun of it, the deadlift is one of the most basic and useful strength exercises in the gym.

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