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Deadlift

Areas Worked

Lower Back, Middle Back and Back of Upper Leg

Stand with a hip-width stance. Carefully bend down and grasp a barbell using a slightly wider than shoulder-width grip, equidistant thumbs around, palms-backward, keep back straight, buttocks out. Start to lift, keeping the bar close to your body throughout, to standing upright, chest proud and with the barbell resting on the front of your thighs. Return slowly to start position. using the same form. Breath out on the pulling phase and in on the return phase.

Perform one set of 15 - 20 reps

Posture

Back flat, Eyes to the horizon and Abs tight.

Dumbbell Straight-Legged Deadlift

Areas Worked

Lower Back, Middle Back and back of Upper Leg

Stand with a hip-width stance. Carefully bend down and grasp two dumbbells, whilst standing upright hold the dumbbells to your side with palms inwards. Without bending at the knees start to slowly bend at the hips curling your back over. Bring the dumbbells down the front of your legs until you feel a MILD stretch in the back of the upper leg, return to start position. Breath in on the lowering of the exercise and out on the return phase.

Perform one set of 15 - 20 reps

Posture : Abs tight, allowing Head to naturally drop as you lower.

Barbell Straight-Legged Deadlift

Areas Worked

Lower Back and Back of Upper Leg


Stand with a hip-width stance. Carefully bend down and grasp a Barbell, whilst standing upright hold the barbell in front of your thighs. Without bending at the knees start to slowly bend at the hips curling your back over. Bring the bar down the front of your legs until you feel a MILD stretch in the back of the upper leg, return to start position. Breath in on the lowering of the exercise and out on the return phase.

Perform Sets of 15 - 20 Reps

Posture

Abs tight, allowing Head to naturally drop as you lower.