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How to Rack Pull: Techniques, Benefits, Variations

Overview of the Rack Pull

The rack pull, also known as the lockout, pulling in the rack, or partial deadlift, is a modified variation of the deadlift. In this exercise, a loaded barbell is placed on the supports of the power rack, often below or above the knees, and lifted by extending the hips and gripping the bar to full lockout. It is a high-intensity alternative to deadlift that can target glutes, hamstrings, and the lower back. Various athletics may utilize the rack up to boost their pulling strength or maximize their deadlift capacity. In general, this is an exercise for intermediate. [1]