Cable Bent-Leg Deadlift

How to do the Cable Bent-Leg Deadlift

To begin the Cable Bent-Leg Deadlift stand with your feet shoulder width apart and while keeping your back straight bend at your knees to pick up the cable (with an alternate hand grip on a straight cable bar as shown). Now, raise the cable using your legs and back until you are completely erect with your knees very slightly bent keeping the weight as close as you can to your body.

Cable Deadlift Notes: Keep your head up. The movement is completed when you roll your shoulders back and stick your chest out.

Cable Deadlift Spotter Information:
Stand behind the participant and spot them underneath their lats performing a squat with them.

These are the muscles , equipment and categories of this exercise.

  • PRIMARY: Lower Body
  • Rectus Femoris
  • Thigh
  • Gluteus Maximus
  • Erector Spinae
  • Lower Back

Averages for MyFit Users

The table below represents data from over 200,000 exercise logs and gives us an average for this exercise.

Average Weight LiftedAverage Reps One Rep Max Average
83.7 lbs11.7 122 lbs

What is a good starting weight?

Based on an average weight lifted of 83.7 lbs for all MyFit users we suggest you start at 50% of that weight:

Try 42 lbs and aim for 12-15 reps.


Workouts Plans with Cable Bent-Leg Deadlift

Purpose Type Level
Muscular Definition Beginner
Muscular Definition Advanced
Muscular Definition Beginner
Sport Specific Advanced
Hypertrophy Intermediate
Muscular Definition Advanced
Strength Intermediate

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Tracking Your Weights

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