Romanian Deadlifts

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Romanian Deadlifts

Sport: Rugby League, Rugby Union, Touch Football, Basketball, Netball, Soccer

Focus: Strength, Power

Muscle Group: Hamstrings, Lower Back

Equipment: Barbell

Exercise Description

– Put a barbell in front of you on the ground and grab it using a pronated (palms facing down) grip that a little wider than shoulder width
– Bend the knees slightly and keep the shins vertical, hips back and back straight
– Keeping your back and arms completely straight at all times, use your hips to lift the bar
– Once you are standing completely straight up, lower the bar by pushing the hips back, only slightly bending the knees, unlike when squatting
– This is one rep


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