The stiff legged deadlift is one of the best movements to work both the hamstrings and the lower back. However it is a shame that too few gym goers perform this movement correctly. From shifting the weight back on your heels to keeping your back arched, the technique is often glossed over. This 3 minute clip gives you the key things to remember whilst performing a stiff legged deadlift.

PS. Keep your neck neutral – I forget to say that in the video

2 Responses

  1. That’s exactly the one I needed to see. Thanks!
    So is the bar meant to go from the floor to waist height or where?

    1. The end position is standing completely erect, squeezing your glutes/bum at the top. Keeping the bar close to your legs, go as far down as your hamstrings permit with a slight (5%) bend in the knees.

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