April 4, 2003 - by
Romanian Deadlift

Romanian Deadlift

  • Starting Position
    – feet shoulder width apart, arms straight and just outside the legs
    – tight torso position, chest tall, back flat, knees slightly bent

  • Lowering Motion
    – lower bar along thighs, bending hips only, knees stay slightly bent
    – body weight should be mostly on the heels
    – bar lowers to just below the knees or middle of the shins
    – extend hips back to starting position
    – be sure to keep tight position throughout whole movement

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