- Stand between lever handles with shoulder width or narrower
stance. Squat down and grasp handles to each side. Stand upright
with arms straight down to sides.
- With knees and back straight, bow forward by bending hips
until hamstrings are tight, or just before lower back bends.
Raise body upright by extending hips until standing. Pull shoulders
back slightly at top of lift if rounded. Repeat.
- Throughout lift keep arms, knees, and back straight. Do not
pause or bounce at bottom of lift. Do not lower weight beyond
mild stretch. Full range of motion will vary from person to person
depending on flexibility.
Also see Straight Leg Deadlift.