One-Leg Bent-Knee Deadlift

Posted by FitClick
Wednesday, February 16, 2011 at 4:20pm filed under Back

Calories Burned:  408 calories per hour   (based on a body weight of 150 lbs.)
Primary Muscles Trained:  Spinal Erectors
Secondary Muscles Trained:  Gluteus Maximus, Thighs
Start: Balance on one leg with your arms at your sides. (In the beginning you can use your own body weight, but you should try to hold light dumbbells.) Lift the elevated leg to a 90-degree angle behind you. Bend the knee you’re balancing on slightly.
Movement:Keeping your back straight, bend forward at your hips, lowering yourself toward the ground. Reach forward, gently touching the ground with both of your hands or dumbbells as you do. Return to the starting position to complete 1 rep. Repeat.

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