Straight Leg Deadlift
Keeping your legs straight, bend over from the waist until you feel a slight stretch in your hamstrings, then contract your thighs and slowly raise yourself back up to a standing position.
- Tighten your abs and squeeze your glutes.
- Keep legs straight to direct resistance to hamstrings instead of lower back.
- Lock shoulder blades together to help straighten your back.|See DEADLIFT in the BACK section for other helpful hints.
- STRAIGHT LEG DEADLIFT targets hamstrings, DEADLIFT targets lower back.
core | glutes | hamstring | hip
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