1. Health
Send to a Friend via Email
Paige Waehner

Exercise of the Week - Unilateral Deadlift

By July 11, 2005

Follow me on:

Deadlifts are one my favorite exercises for the lower back, glutes and hamstrings. For a real challenge, try them one leg at a time...but only after you've mastered traditional deadlifts. Do it right: Prop one foot on a chair (easier) or ball and hold weights in front of thighs. Keeping back flat and shoulders back, tip from the hips and lower weights to mid-shin. Squeeze butt and hamstrings to raise body back to start. For more lower body moves, check out this Short Lower Body Workout.

 

Comments
No comments yet. Leave a Comment
Leave a Comment

Line and paragraph breaks are automatic. Some HTML allowed: <a href="" title="">, <b>, <i>, <strike>

©2014 About.com. All rights reserved.

We comply with the HONcode standard
for trustworthy health
information: verify here.