to perform stiff leg dead lifts correctly and safely which will help prevent injury.
Muscles Involved in order of importance:
- Lower back (spinal erectors)
Grab hold of the bar as you would do with the dead-lift and come up to a standing position, your feet should be in line with your hips. Bend forward at the waist lowering the weight down but keeping your legs stiff. Stop before the weight touches the floor and you should feel a stretch in your hamstrings and gluts, then raise the weight back up. With this exercise you will be using a lot less weight than with the dead lift. Just start this exercise with the bar then up the weight slowly you do not want to jump straight in and find yourself injured so you cannot train for months.
Safety: Doing this exercise should be done with a spotter if you think the weight will be a bit too much, I also have a spotter when doing this exercise just to be on the safe side.