How to Do a Dead Lift | Thighs Workout

How to Do a Dead Lift | Thighs Workout

Hey, I’m Layla and this is how you do a dead
lift. So, for you dead lift, we’re going to be focused
on targeting the back of the legs, the back of the thigh area, so the hamstring and the
butt. So, I recommend doing this with weights. It makes it a little bit more challenging. You can do it without weights if you want,
but I would suggest with the weights. So you’re going to stand with your feet shoulder-width
apart, toes pointing forward. Make sure that your shoulders are rolled back,
your chest is up and your abs are tight. So we’re going to take those weights straight
forward in front of us, and we’re going to push our hips all the way back keeping the
legs straight. Slight bend in the knees, very, very slight. Take those weights all the way down. You’re going to feel that deep stretch throughout
the back of the leg right here, that hamstring area, and then you’re going to come all the
way back up, pressing through those heels. As you come up, you’re going to squeeze your
butt and tuck it up and under just like that. So, as you come down make sure that your shoulders
are rolled back and your chest is up. When you come down don’t start slouching over
like that. Shoulders back, chest up, you stick your hips
all the way back at that deep stretch in the hamstrings, and then dig through those heels
to take it up squeezing your butt up and under. So, altogether, take it all the way down and
up, down and up, just like that. That’s how you do a dead lift.

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  1. That's how you do a stiff leg deadlift. If you want to learn how to do a standard deadlift, or any kind of deadlift, go to a professional powerlifter/powerlifting coach.

    Start off doing a standard deadlift or high bar squatting or else you risk injuring your back or over developing your posterior chain (imbalanced legs). Although at the kind of weights these people recommend, you probably won't hurt yourself. Or make progress beyond beginner gains…

    P.S of course I'm full of shit, not even safety is more important than gender segregated aesthetics.

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