Straight Legs Dead Lift

With your feet a little closer together than shoulder width, bend forward and grip the barbell, palms facing your shins. With your knees bent just slightly, stand up, pushing your hips forward.

Now lower the weight while keeping your legs straight and the bar close to your thighs and shins. Keep your abs tight but breathe smoothly.

The straight legs dead lift develops low-back strength, hamstrings and buttocks muscle.

It can be done with a barbell (as demonstrated) or with two dumbbells or kettllebells, or with resistance bands.

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