3-Rep Max Deadlift

Competitors will have a single 6-minute period to set their 3-rep max, which is the heaviest weight they are able to lift off the ground to the level of the hips 3 times consecutively within the time limit.

Workout Rules

To be considered for a podium position, athletes must adhere to the following rules:

  • All three (3) reps must be completed within 10 seconds.
  • Athletes may perform up to three (3) attempts within the time cap.
  • Weight must touch the ground after each repetition.
  • Athlete cannot rest on the bottom or top of the repetition.
  • Athlete may not bounce the weight and use that momentum generated to assist on their next lift.
  • Athlete must stand up straight at the end of each repetition.
  • A straight bar may be used as an alternative to a trap bar.
  • Athlete may not regrip the bar once they begin the challenge.
  • Straps are not allowed.
  • Gloves and weight belt are encouraged.

Founding Sponsors

  • National Kidney Foundation
  • National Kidney Registry
  • National Kidney Donation Organization