I’m a bit of a technique obsessive as all my clients will tell you.
Apparently they all have nightmares of me and my prodding stick, yelling at them to “use your butt!”
There is a reason for it – technique, good technique means you can lift more, lift safely and get better results.
One of my favourite exercises is the deadlift – it will define and tone virtually all your muscles at the back of your body such as your hamstrings, butt, back and triceps.
But the deadlift is also a tough exercise to learn and perform well. One of the most common mistakes is letting the bar to drift away from you. This puts a lot of strain on the back and not in a good way.
So you need to get the bar close to you *and* you need to keep it close to you. This exercise is one of the best ways to do this. It’s called a sweeping deadlift.
The band pulls the bar away from you and you need to actively engage your back to keep it close. Have fun with it 🙂
My French Fox @s0_phy practicing a deadlift variation to help her engage her back more. She's already pulled more than her bodyweight and this exercise will help her lift more as well as tone her back and shoulders too 🏋️♀️💃 @puregymofficial @puregym_berm #girlswholift #weightlifting #fitfam #strongnotskinny #BeautifulStrength