PreparationGrasp barbell (maybe from rack) with wide mixed grip and stand upright. Keep arms straight and hold barbell in front of thighs.
ExecutionFlex hip to lower torso. Keep back straight. Move barbell toward toetips. Slightly flex knees. Return, optionally extend knees. Flex shoulders in upper position. Repeat.
Variations / CommentsKeep looking ahead throughout the exercise. Range of motion depends on actual hip flexibility. Stand on elevation to increase range of motion.
|Synergist||Hamstrings | Gluteus Maximus | Hip Adductors|
|Stabilizers||Rhomboids | Trapezius, Upper | Trapezius, Middle | Latissimus Dorsi | Quadriceps | Rectus Abdominis | Obliques|