How to do the Deadlift (Bent Leg)Bend over with your hands as an alternate grip. With your knees slightly bent and your arms locked out lift with your lower back, hamstrings and quads. Raise in a powerful quick movement until your shoulders are tucked back. Lower the weight quickly and start again. This is a powerful exercise so controlled explosive movements are the idea.
A spotter can be used for motivation
These are the muscles , equipment and categories of this exercise.
- PRIMARY: Hamstrings
- Gluteus Maximus
- Lower Back
- Erector Spinae
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|
|135 lbs||9.2||172.3 lbs|
What is a good starting weight?
Based on an average weight lifted of 135 lbs for all MyFit users we suggest you start at 50% of that weight:
Workouts Plans with Deadlift (Bent Leg)
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