Single Leg Deadlift

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Glute Exercise

The single leg deadlift is also call bird pickers or is often called the romanian deadlift while of your legs remains straight during the exercise.

The single leg deadlift focus on strengthens your glutes and hamstring while to improves your balance.

With exercise you can add kettlebells or dumbbells to add some more resistance to this exercise.

As you become progressively stronger you can move from a light  weights to something heavier to improve your strength.

As with most exercise, the single leg deadlift has some different options depending on you ability.

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Step On Doing The Single Leg Deadlift

1. Stand with a dumbell kettlebel or medicine ball positioned near your thighs. 

2. On one leg, bend down to lower the med ball near your ankles. 

3. You can bend your leg slightly, but try to keep it locked into position as you bend down. 

4. Your back leg should kick back as you lower the ball. 

5. Return to the starting position. 

6.Repeat the exercise on the opposite leg.

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


If you like this workout give these other exercises a try.

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.

Dumbbell Squats

The dumbbell squats is another great exercise like the forward lunge and side lunge that works the lower body muscles, like the quads and glutes

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.

Dumbbell Calf Raise

The dumbbell calf raise is a great exercise for your calf muscle and is very easy to do. You will need a small step or board to do this exercise.

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