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Feet Elevated/Deficit Deadlift Dumbbell

  • Intermediate
  • Hamstrings · Glutes

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Setup instructions

1) Stand on 2 step boxes or suitable raised platforms with enough space between to allow the path of the dumbbell.

2) Grab the end of the dumbell with both hands in a goblet style grip.
Start standing tall with the dumbbell hanging between the knees.

Perform instructions

1) Hinge forward from the hips, keeping the knees above the heels and pushing the hips back.
Keep the back flat & neck neutral.

2) Ensure the path of the dumbbell stays above the mid foot

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

4) If the dumbbell does not drop lower than the top of the platform, consider regressing this to a floor standing version until flexibility increases