- Stand with shoulder width or narrower stance with feet flat
beneath bar. Grasp bar with shoulder width or slightly wider
mixed grip or slightly wider. Disengage bar by rotating bar back.
- Squat down to lower bar by bending hips and knees. Lift bar
by extending hips and knees to full extension. Pull shoulders
back at top of lift if rounded. Return and repeat.
- Throughout lift, keep hips low, shoulders high, arms and
back straight. Keep bar close to body to improve mechanical leverage.
See Smith Deadlift
under Gluteus Maximus. Also see Deadlift