How to do the Straight Leg Deadlifts
While standing, hold a barbell with extended arms in front of your thighs. Keeping your legs rigid, bend forward at the waist, with head up, until your upper body is parallel with the floor. The bar will travel down your legs. Reverse the movement to bring your uper body back up
Spotting is not necessary, but can be used
These are the muscles , equipment and categories of this exercise.
- PRIMARY: Hamstrings
- Gluteus Maximus
Averages for MyFit UsersThe table below represents data from over 200,000 exercise logs and gives us an average for this exercise.
|Average Weight Lifted||Average Reps||One Rep Max Average|
|110 lbs||10.7||147.8 lbs|
What is a good starting weight?
Based on an average weight lifted of 110 lbs for all MyFit users we suggest you start at 50% of that weight: