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Core Knowledge


Deadlift - Dumbbell

Starting Position

  • Stand in front of a pair of dumbbells.


  • Initiating the movement with your hips, squat back and down to grab the weights.
  • Keeping your back flat, squeeze your glutes and stand up, pulling the weights up along your thighs.
  • Reverse the motion to lower the dumbbells back down to the floor and repeat.

Coaching Keys

  • Do not let your back round.
  • Keep the weights close to your body throughout the movement.

You Should Feel It

  • Working your glutes, hamstrings, and back.

Tags: Glutes, Hamstrings, Dumbbells, Lower Body Push, Strength