Dumbbell Deadlift

› Dumbbell Deadlift

The dumbbell deadlift is a great exercise for the back, glute and leg muscles. The exercise gets this name because it feels like you're lifting dead weight. 

While doing this exercise you will be working the lower body and also helps strengthen the back.

The back muscles that are used in the workout are the erector spinae and the latissimus dorsi muscles.This workout is considered to be a back exercise but it also works the lower body as well.

The other muscle that are strengthened are the gluteus maximus and the hip and muscles.

For the legs, this exercise will also work the hamstrings, quads and many leg muscles.

How to do the Dumbbell Deadlift

1. Grab a couple of dumbbells holding them by your side at arm's length. 

2. Stand with your torso straight and your legs spaced using a shoulder width or narrower stance. The knees should be slightly bent. This is your starting position.

3. Keeping the knees stationary, lower the dumbbells to over the top of your feet by bending at the waist while keeping your back straight. Keep moving forward as if you were going to pick something from the floor until you feel a stretch on the hamstrings. Exhale as you perform this movement.

4. Start bringing your torso up straight again by extending your hips and waist until you are back at the starting position. Inhale as you perform this movement.

5. Repeat for the recommended amount of repetitions.

Here is a great site for more Dumbbell workout. 

Watch the video below to make sure you are doing this exercise correctly. 


Once you are done click on the link below to see so more dumbbell workouts.

Dumbbell Workouts

Here are some great dumbbell workouts that you can try at home or at the gym which also include two free workout videos.


Below is a great 33 minutes Squats and Deadlifts Workout - At Home Lower Body Workout.

Before starting this workout out make sure to read the Importance of Warming Up and cooling down.  

If you like this workout check out more great exercise at Dumbbell Workout 

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