Practising picking up heavy stuff and putting it back down, is a great way to get physically and mentally stronger in life.

This particular moment is called the Deadlift there are various variations of the Deadlift , such as sumo, single leg, snatch grip, straight leg, just to let you know.

The Deadlift is among the best total body exercises you can do, regardless of your goals to become stronger as on individual, build lean muscle or lose body fat.

*Great exercise to target the muscles of your Glutes &hamstring.

*Great for building strength in your posterior chain group of muscles,

Try incorporating it into your training program and adding weights once you have master the basic movement patterns and the technique itself even though it may look simple.

This exercises can also be performed using a pair of Dumbbells.

Tips to executed the perfect Deadlift.

1.Start with approaching the barbell so that it is centered over your feet, and centered to your chins. Your feet should be about hip-width apart. Bend at the hip to grip the bar at shoulder-width allowing your shoulder blades to protract. you can use overhand or an alternating grip, depending what is comfortable to you.

2.With your feet and your hand grip set, take a big breath inhale contract your abdominal and lower back muscles and then lower your hips and flex the knees until your shins contact the bar. Look forward with your head. Keep your chest up and your back flat as possible, then begin driving through the heels to move the weight upward.

3.When the bar has passes the knees pull the bar back, pulling your shoulder blades together as you drive your hips forward into the bar, to full straightening the legs.

4.Exhale at the top, then lower the bar again by bending at the hips and guiding it to the floor, keeping the bar as close to the thighs and shin on the way down..

 

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