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April 2010

Stiff Leg Dead Lift:

Muscles Used:- Hamstrings, Glutes, Core

.Teaching Points

1: Use a free barbell, feet shoulders width apart, the grip should be one hand over one under
2: Pick the bar using the olympic deadlift technique
3: Once in the position shown on the left, lower the bar to the floor tilting from the hips
4: It is important to keep the back straight through all movements.
5: There should be a slight stretch felt in the hamstrings and no pain in the lower back
6: If flexibility is good, try standing on a raised platform to increase the depth.
7: Return to standing position, always bring the hips forward and body upright.