Barbell Deadlift


1. Position feet under the bar about a shoulder width, then bend down keeping back straight and head up to grip the bar.

2. Keep your chest up and your back arched, and begin driving through the heels to move the weight upward.

3. After the bar passes the knees aggressively pull the bar back, pulling your shoulder blades together as you drive your hips forward into the bar.

4. Lower the bar by bending at the hips and guiding it to the floor.


Muscles Targeted: Glutes, Quadriceps and Hamstrings
Load & Repitions: Power (2-4 reps), Strength (4-8reps), Hypertrophy (8-12reps), Endurance (15-50reps)


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