You can benefit by doing them 1st, last, or anywhere in between. By doing them first you'll be able to use more weight. So if improving your deadlift numbers is a goal, do them first. Doing them last will enable you to train hard and still stimulate your back, but without having to use as much weight.
Should you do deadlifts at start or end of workout?
1. Start With It. Most of the time, and with very few exceptions, it pays to lead off your workout with deadlifts. That's because you always want to do the most neural demanding exercises first and the deadlift is enormously taxing on your central nervous system (CNS).
Should deadlifts be on pull day or leg day?
If your program splits up your training based on body parts, you'll likely want to keep your deadlifts confined to leg day (or lower body day). The amount of muscular recruitment to the quadriceps, hamstrings and gluteus maximus is very high in relation to the amount of work performed by the spinal erector muscles.
Is it better to deadlift before or after cardio?
But if you have general fitness goals, you want to approach cardio and strength training separately in the same workout, and you're looking for a general rule, here it is: Lift first, then do cardio second.
How often should I deadlift to see results?
Do you want to improve your strength? Greater frequency will be necessary to improve your overall threshold. Consider working on one deadlift movement 2 to 4 times a week.
What day should I deadlift at?
Your back exercises of choice may influence when you perform your deadlifts. If you're partial to the barbell or dumbbell row — two fantastic back exercises that require a strong lumbar spine — you may want to deadlift on leg day.