Romanian Deadlift

Free Weights / Intermediate

1 ratings

Equipment Needed

  • Barbell

My Performance

Sitewide Performance

  • All
  • Male
  • Female
  • 103.42 lb
    average weight
  • 341.72 lb
    best weight
  • 51
    times logged
  • #116
    popularity rank

Average Sitewide Romanian Deadlift Weight

  • 141.83 lb
    average weight
  • 341.72 lb
    best weight
  • 16
    times logged
  • #117
    popularity rank

Average Male Romanian Deadlift Weight

  • 90.78 lb
    average weight
  • 145.00 lb
    best weight
  • 21
    times logged
  • #126
    popularity rank

Average Female Romanian Deadlift Weight

How to do the Romanian Deadlift:

Muscles Worked

Hip flexors secondary Lower back secondary Glutes secondary Hamstrings primary Muscles diagram

Details

The romanian deadlift is a free weights exercise that primarily targets the hamstrings and to a lesser degree also targets the hip flexors, lower back and glutes ...more

The romanian deadlift is a free weights exercise that primarily targets the hamstrings and to a lesser degree also targets the hip flexors, lower back and glutes.

The only romanian deadlift equipment that you really need is the following: barbell. There are however many different romanian deadlift variations that you can try out that may require different types of romanian deadlift equipment or maye even require no equipment at all.

Learning proper romanian deadlift form is easy with the step by step romanian deadlift instructions, romanian deadlift tips, and the instructional romanian deadlift technique video on this page. The romanian deadlift is a exercise for those with a intermediate level of physical fitness and exercise experience. Watch the romanian deadlift video, learn how to do the romanian deadlift, and then be sure and browse through the romanian deadlift workouts on our workout plans page!

Tips

  1. Keep a slight arch in your lower back. Do not round your upper back.
  2. Keep your eyes up
  3. Lift the weight as close to the front of your legs as you can.
  4. Be sure to keep your core as tight as possible throughout the movement.

Variations

  1. Dead lift
  2. Straight leg dead lift
  3. Dumbbell deadlift

Types

  • Force Type: Pull
  • Mechanics Type: Compound

1 Review

  • Biggs
    over 4 years ago
    #

    Great exercise, however you may want to revisit the description and accompanying video. Step 4 of the description states "You should not lower the bar to the ground" which is followed by a minute and a half long video showing the athlete lowering the bar to the ground.

Equipment Needed

  • Barbell

Tips

  1. Keep a slight arch in your lower back. Do not round your upper back.
  2. Keep your eyes up
  3. Lift the weight as close to the front of your legs as you can.
  4. Be sure to keep your core as tight as possible throughout the movement.

Variations

  1. Dead lift
  2. Straight leg dead lift
  3. Dumbbell deadlift

Types

  • Force Type: Pull
  • Mechanics Type: Compound