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Area Worked

• Back of upper legs
• Lower back

Mucles Worked

• Hamstrings
• Spinal extensors

How to Perform Safely

This is an exellent execise to develop the hamstrings and lower back and much neglected. I must urge caution; if you do not use perfect form you may find out what severe back pain is like, possible for the rest of your life. Keep the reps quite high- around 10 -15 works best

• Hold the barbell with an overhand grip (pronated) just wider than shoulder width apart.
• Stand with your back straight and your legs shoulder width apart.
• Your knees should be slightly bent (flexed).
• Keep the knees stationary.

Stiff legged deadlift, ExeterArea Worked

• Back of upper legs
• Lower back

Mucles Worked

• Hamstrings
• Spinal extensors

How to Perform Safely

This is an exellent execise to develop the hamstrings and lower back and much neglected. I must urge caution; if you do not use perfect form you may find out what severe back pain is like, possible for the rest of your life. Keep the reps quite high- around 10 -15 works best

• Hold the barbell with an overhand grip (pronated) just wider than shoulder width apart.
• Stand with your back straight and your legs shoulder width apart.
• Your knees should be slightly bent (flexed).
• Keep the knees stationary.


• Exhale and lower the barbell until it is over the top of your feet by bending at the waist (spinal flexion) keeping your spine neutral.
• Keep moving forward keeping the bar close to the legs until you feel a stretch on the hamstrings at the mid shin level.
• Inhale and start bringing your torso up again (spinal extension) until you are back at the starting position.
• Try to use the hamstrings to lift the weight as much as possible.



• Exhale and lower the barbell until it is over the top of your feet by bending at the waist (spinal flexion) keeping your spine neutral.
• Keep moving forward keeping the bar close to the legs until you feel a stretch on the hamstrings at the mid shin level.
• Inhale and start bringing your torso up again (spinal extension) until you are back at the starting position.
• Try to use the hamstrings to lift the weight as much as possible.

 
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