Dead Lifts

Nov 14, 2011
Outside Magazine
Dead Lifts

Dead Lifts    Photo: Chris Philpot

Load a barbell to match your body weight. (Dead lifts should be heavy.) Keeping your back straight, bend at the knees to grab the bar. Tighten your core and lift the weight straight up, keeping a flat back and thrusting your hips forward. To finish, lower the bar smoothly to the floor.