Rack Pull: Benefits, Techniques and Considerations

Rack pull is a deadlift variation in which a loaded barbell is set up and supported by power rack mostly above or below the knees and lifted by holding the bar and extending the hips to full lockout. This deadlift variation helps to effectively build pulling strength. It is done by so many athletes to improve their deadlift max.

This article talks about the benefits, techniques and factors to consider during rack pull.

Benefits of Rack pull exercise

There are several benefits associated with regular performance of rack pull. These are some of the benefits of rack pull exercise:

Improve jump performance

Jumping is needed for so many athletic and recreational activities. Jumping ability is a function of the strength of the lower body power. Regular performance of rack pull helps increase jumping ability. Increased in jumping performance can be seen in other sports such as sprinting.