Tuesday, April 25, 2017
SPRING BODY BACK SOLID (cardio)
Single-leg dumbbell straight-leg deadlift Difficulty level: Intermediate Equipment: Dumbbells Muscles involved: Glutes · Back · Hamstrings · Shoulders · Total body · Abs Focus: Strength Steps STEP 1 Stand tall with a dumbbell in each hand and palms facing toward your thighs. Lift one leg off the ground while keeping a slight bend in your supporting leg. This is your starting position. STEP 2 Lean forward at your hips while simultaneously raising your free leg backwards. Keeping the dumbbells close to your shins, lower the weights until your back and free leg become almost parallel with the ground. Pause and reverse the movement back to the starting position. Tips Don't round your lower back. Keep your chest up the entire time. Keep the dumbbells close to your body at all times. Keep your weight in your heels and feel a stretch in your hamstrings as you lower the dumbbells.