How To Do Stiff Legged Barbell Deadlift???


Want to learn how to do Stiff Legged Barbell Deadlift? Read on further for detailed workout instructions, notes, video and pro tips for learning proper form and train better for it.

What is Stiff Legged Barbell Deadlift?

This exercise helps in working out your Glutes & Hamstrings.

What muscles does it workout?

Primary muscle: Glutes & Hamstrings are the muscles primarily benefited by performing this exercise.
Secondary muscle: Middle & Lower Back / Lats are the secondarily benefited muscles through this exercise.

What equipment are used?

Barbell / EZ-Bar is used for this exercise.

How to do Stiff Legged Barbell Deadlift?

Performing the 10 steps below, you will be able to do this exercise properly:

  1. Place a barbell on the floor and stand facing it with your feet shoulder width apart.
  2. Keep your toes pointing in the forward direction and bend your knees a bit.
  3. While exhaling, bend from your waist and maintain the straightness of your back while bend your knee.
  4. Do this until you feel a stretch in your hamstring.
  5. With an overhand grip hold the barbell.
  6. Keep your arms fully extended and keep your hands at shoulder width distance.
  7. Pull the barbell while you extend your hips and waist.
  8. Inhale and do this until you have reached the initial upright position.
  9. Wait for a moment.
  10. Repeat.

What is the difficulty level?

This exercise is Moderate to Hard to perform.

Who all can perform this exercise?

Anyone can perform this exercise.

What other exercise benefit the same primary muscles as Stiff Legged Barbell Deadlift?

Yes, Following are the 5 exercises which benefits the same primary muscles as this exercise does:

  1. Thigh Adductor / Inner Thigh Machine
  2. Single Leg Glute Bridge / Hip Extension
  3. Dumbbell Squat Thrusters
  4. Barbell Step-ups
  5. Lying Leg Curls

This is just not enough. Find out the other best bodybuilding exercises: Exercise Glossary : The Complete Exercise Encyclopedia

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