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How To Do A Dumbbell Russian Deadlift

Instructional Video


Written Instructions

  1. Standing just narrower than hip width apart with your feet, hold a dumbbell in each hand against your things, palms facing towards you.
  2. Have a slight bend in the knee.
  3. Hinge your hips backwards so that the dumbbells are lowered down your leg, keep you back straight throughout the movement
  4. Stop once the dumbbells reach around halfway down your calf.
  5. Drive with your hamstrings and glutes to bring the hips forward, bringing the dumbbells back to thigh level.
  6. The dumbbells should follow a straight path and it should be your hamstrings and glutes driving the move not your arms.


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