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Featured Article -- A Closer Look at the Hex Bar Dead Lift -- BFS Magazine July/August 2008

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Go to BFS Plate Sale in eStore in eStore The Lodi High School Girls Basketball Team went undefeated in the 2006-2007 regular season. The Hex bar deadlift is a key exercise in the Lady Flames' strength and conditioning program.

This week we revisit an article originally published in the July / August 2008 issue of BFS Magazine.

A Closer Look at the Hex Bar Dead Lift

In the early years of BFS we recommended that athletes perform the straight bar deadlift as one of their core exercises to strengthen the lower back, hamstrings, thighs, torso and traps. And although we still like this exercise, we decided to replace it in our program with a better one: the Hex bar deadlift.

The Hex bar deadlift is a deadlift performed with a hexagonal barbell that allows the lifter to perform exercises from inside the encompassing bar. Handgrips strategically placed on the two ends of the bar enable the weight on the bar to be in perfect alignment with the power line at all times…

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