Tag Archives: Straddle Deadlift

Straddle Deadlift (Jefferson Lift)

by Al Myers
Chad Ullom performing a 550# Jefferson Lift at the 2012 USAWA National Championships.
The last lift of the TWO DAY competition will be the Straddle Deadlift, or the Jefferson Lift as it is often called in USAWA competitions.  This is another “classic” All Round Lift and has been contested often in World Meets. 
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Jefferson Lift Technique

by Al Myers

Bob Hirsh has the ALL TIME best Jefferson Lift in the USAWA, with a lift of 702 pounds in the 80KG class set at the 1996 Buckeye Record Breakers.
I received an email the other day asking a few questions regarding technique for the Jefferson Lift.  I thought this was a very appropriate […]

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