Developing the Muscles of the Back


Back to the Muscle Group 


1)      Being this movement in a prepared/crouched position with your feet at a shoulder width apart.


2)      Grip the straight bar slightly wider than your shoulder width in an overhand or staggered position


3)      With your hips nearly horizontal to the floor, your chest extended and spine aligned take a deep breath.  


4)      Keep your knees pointed out in front of you.


5)      Lift bar by extending hips and knees to full extension. Pull shoulders back at top of lift if rounded.



Muscles Worked: Erector Spinae, Glutes, Quadriceps, and hamstrings.