#2 Barbell Deadlift
The barbell deadlift tones the back, glutes and the legs, making it an effective exercise for the muscles in the upper and the lower body.
Step 1: Stand in front of the barbell with slightly bent knees. Bend your hips and grip the barbell with a pronated grip.
Step 2: With a straight back, lift the barbell using your legs and hips. Ensure that you are looking in the forward direction throughout the entire duration of the exercise.
Step 3: Hold for a moment and return to the initial position.
Perform the exercise for the recommended number of times.
Important tip: Instead of a pronated grip, you could try a mixed grip for better control and improved stability. People with lower back problems should exercise caution while performing deadlifts.
Next up: Bent-Arm Barbell PulloverPublished 08 Jul 2018, 00:38 IST