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Barbell Romanian Deadlift

  • Intermediate
  • Barbell
  • 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 and keep the back flat. Grab the bar with an overhand grip, hands shoulder width apart.

3) Push into the heels and lift the bar off the ground. It should be hovering around your shins.

Perform instructions

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

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.

Note: Don't let the weight touch the ground. Lower until shin level.

Health benefits

Strength · Muscular Endurance

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