Dead Lift

The deadlift is one of the most important exercises to master for anyone who is looking to get serious about weight/strength training. The deadlift is possibly the most fundamental lift as it simply requires you to pick a weight straight up from the floor. The old saying "lift with your legs and not your back" can never be more true when performing the deadlift. Although the lower back will always carry some of the load, correct form involves using the legs just as much which is exactly what would be optimal in real-life situations aka ADLs or Activities of Daily Living.

Equipment Needed

Loaded Barbell

Target

Full Body

Legs, glutes

Lower Back

Synergists

Trapezius

Primary Stabilizers

Core, Full body stabilization

 

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