Single-Leg Deadlift

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  • Barbell

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How to do Single-Leg Deadlift:

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single-leg deadlift is a free weights exercise that primarily targets the hamstrings and to a lesser degree also targets the calves, glutes, hip flexors, lower back and quads ...more

single-leg deadlift is a free weights exercise that primarily targets the hamstrings and to a lesser degree also targets the calves, glutes, hip flexors, lower back and quads.

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

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

Tips

  1. Keep your gaze looking forward, not down. This will help keep proper form in your back.
  2. Do not let your back round. Very important. Keep a natural arch in your lower back.
  3. This is not a stiffed leg deadlift. Your knee should bend as the barbell passes your knee and then straighten back as the barbell passes going back up.

Variations

  1. Place your back foot on a bench and perform as described.
  2. Use dumbbells instead of a barbell.
  3. Perform a traditional barbell deadlift with both feet on the ground about shoulder-with apart.

Other Names

  • Single-leg Barbell Deadlift

Types

  • Force Type: N/A
  • Mechanics Type: Compound

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Equipment Needed

  • Barbell

Tips

  1. Keep your gaze looking forward, not down. This will help keep proper form in your back.
  2. Do not let your back round. Very important. Keep a natural arch in your lower back.
  3. This is not a stiffed leg deadlift. Your knee should bend as the barbell passes your knee and then straighten back as the barbell passes going back up.

Variations

  1. Place your back foot on a bench and perform as described.
  2. Use dumbbells instead of a barbell.
  3. Perform a traditional barbell deadlift with both feet on the ground about shoulder-with apart.

Other Names

  • Single-leg Barbell Deadlift

Types

  • Force Type: N/A
  • Mechanics Type: Compound