Strength

Barbell Deadlift

Barbell Deadlift, a full-body strength training exercise, targets your lower back, legs, arms, and shoulders. It improves power, strength, and stability, engaging multiple muscle groups simultaneously with each lift.
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Barbell Deadlift instructions
Step-by-step instructions
1
Stand with your feet shoulder-width apart, with the barbell resting over the center of your feet.
2
Bend at the hip and grab the barbell, ensuring your arms are straight and shoulder-width apart.
3
Bend your knees slightly until your shins come in contact with the barbell.
4
Lift your chest and straighten your back, looking forward at all times.
5
Stand up straight by pushing your hips forward and pulling up the barbell. Avoid rounding your back as you lift.
Stand with your feet shoulder-width apart, with the barbell resting over the center of your feet.
Bend at the hip and grab the barbell, ensuring your arms are straight and shoulder-width apart.
Bend your knees slightly until your shins come in contact with the barbell.
Lift your chest and straighten your back, looking forward at all times.
Stand up straight by pushing your hips forward and pulling up the barbell. Avoid rounding your back as you lift.
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