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Barbell Straight-leg Deadlift

Angle-Based Images: Barbell Straight-leg Deadlift Video
Angle-Based Images: Barbell Straight-leg Deadlift Video
Angle-Based Images: Barbell Straight-leg Deadlift Video
Angle-Based Images: Barbell Straight-leg Deadlift Video
Angle-Based Images: Barbell Straight-leg Deadlift Video
Barbell Straight-leg Deadlift: Step 1
Step 1 Stand tall with your feet shoulder-width apart. Slightly bending your knees, grip a barbell using a double-overhand grip so that your hands are slightly wider than shoulder-width apart.
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Barbell Straight-leg Deadlift: Step 2
Step 2 Push your chest out, keep your back straight, and push your hips back as you lower the bar to just below your knees. Pause, then reverse the movement to return to the starting position.
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Progressions & Variations

Tips

Squeeze your glutes at the top of the movement.

Shift your weight back onto your heels to keep your legs straight.

Pull your stomach in to avoid rounding of your back throughout the exercise.

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