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Barbell Romanian Deadlift (RDL)

  • Intermediate
  • Hamstrings · Glutes

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Setup instructions

1) Preferable start with the weight racked at around knee height.
Stand with medium stance - shins almost touch the bar.

2) Grab the bar with an overhand grip, hands shoulders slightly wider than knees.

3) Push into the heels and lift the bar.

Perform instructions

1) Whilst keeping the back flat and core strong, hinge from the hips and lower the bar to around mid shin depending on individual flexibility

2) Drive through your heels and thrust your hips forward until you’re standing.

3) Pause, squeeze and Repeat.

nb. The weight doesn't need to touch the ground.