No other barbell lift is as primal as the deadlift. It is brute strength personified; man (and woman) versus gravity. Though the barbell squat is considered king, the deadlift isn’t far behind.
What follows are 12 amazing deadlift images. Keep in mind that they are NOT the 13 greatest deadlifts of all time, but rather the most iconic deadlift images we could piece together.
Which one is your personal favorite? Is there a deadlift image you like that did not make this list? Let us know in the comments section below.