PreparationGrasp barbell with shoulderwide overhand grip and stand upright. Flex knees and hip to bend over. With straight arms hold barbell in front of knees.
ExecutionPull bar up, travelling along thighs toward waist. Flex back and shoulders and keep elbows close to torso. Return, keep arms slightly flexed. Repeat.
Variations / CommentsOptionally use wide or underhand grip.
|Synergist||Trapezius, Middle | Trapezius, Lower | Pectoralis Major, Sternal | Rhomboids | Latissimus Dorsi | Deltoid, Posterior | Infraspinatus | Brachialis | Brachioradialis|
|Stabilizers||Biceps Brachii | Erector Spinae | Gluteus Maximus | Hamstrings | Hip Adductors|