Trap Bar Deadlift

Free Weights / Intermediate

1 ratings

Equipment Needed

  • Trap Bar

My Performance

Sitewide Performance

  • All
  • Male
  • Female
  • 230 lb
    average weight
  • 330 lb
    best weight
  • 14
    times logged
  • #308
    popularity rank

Average Sitewide Trap Bar Deadlift Weight

  • 230 lb
    average weight
  • 250 lb
    best weight
  • 4
    times logged
  • #255
    popularity rank

Average Male Trap Bar Deadlift Weight

  • 0 lb
    average weight
  • 0 lb
    best weight
  • 0
    times logged
  • #528
    popularity rank

Average Female Trap Bar Deadlift Weight

How to do Trap Bar Deadlift:

Muscles Worked

Details

trap bar deadlift is a free weights exercise that primarily targets the hamstrings and to a lesser degree also targets the abs, calves, forearms, glutes, hip flexors, lower back, middle back, quads and traps ...more

trap bar deadlift is a free weights exercise that primarily targets the hamstrings and to a lesser degree also targets the abs, calves, forearms, glutes, hip flexors, lower back, middle back, quads and traps.

The only trap bar deadlift equipment that you really need is the following: trap bar. There are however many different trap bar deadlift variations that you can try out that may require different types of trap bar deadlift equipment or may even require no equipment at all.

Learning proper trap bar deadlift form is easy with the step by step trap bar deadlift instructions, trap bar deadlift tips, and the instructional trap bar deadlift technique video on this page. trap bar deadlift is a exercise for those with a intermediate level of physical fitness and exercise experience. Watch the trap bar deadlift video, learn how to do the trap bar deadlift, and then be sure and browse through the trap bar deadlift workouts on our workout plans page!

Tips

  1. Do not round your back. Keep lower back and abs tight throughout the exercise.
  2. Keep head up and eyes looking forward throughout the entire exercise.
  3. If it's hard to keep your grip on the bar, use wrist straps. You can also alternate your grip.

Variations

  1. Use a barbell instead of a trap bar.
  2. Perform a Keg Deadlift.
  3. Perform a Rack Pull.

Types

  • Force Type: Push
  • Mechanics Type: Compound

1 Review

  • nossmf
    over 4 years ago
    #

    By moving my arms to my sides rather than in front of me, I was better able to keep my lower back straight. This greatly eased the strain on my back, almost instantly adding a good 50# to my top deadlift pull, or doubling my reps at lower weight.

Equipment Needed

  • Trap Bar

Tips

  1. Do not round your back. Keep lower back and abs tight throughout the exercise.
  2. Keep head up and eyes looking forward throughout the entire exercise.
  3. If it's hard to keep your grip on the bar, use wrist straps. You can also alternate your grip.

Variations

  1. Use a barbell instead of a trap bar.
  2. Perform a Keg Deadlift.
  3. Perform a Rack Pull.

Types

  • Force Type: Push
  • Mechanics Type: Compound