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Barbell Deadlift

  • Beginner
  • Barbell · Smith Machine
  • Quadriceps · Hamstrings · Glutes

Setup instructions

1) Start with the weight on the floor and face towards it with a medium stance - shins almost touch the bar.

2) Hinge forward from the hips, bend your knees, back flat and grab the bar.

Perform instructions

1) Whilst keeping the back flat and core strong, hinge from the hips and lift the bar off the ground.

2) Drive through your heels and thrust your hips forward until you’re standing - the bar should be past your knees.

3) Pause for a second and bring yourself back to the starting position.

4) Repeat.