ROMANIAN DEADLIFT (RDL)
hamstrings, lower back and position for Hang Clean.
Stand holding a
barbell with a shoulder width grip. Position your feet under your
Keep a slight bend
in your knees with your chest inflated, buttocks out, and
Keep the weight as
close to your body as possible.
Slowly descend by
pushing your hips back. The bar should travel to 4-6 inches below
your knees (depending upon your flexibility).
following the same path back to the starting position.
Maintain a slight
arch in your back throughout the entire exercise.
should occur in your hips only. Your knees should maintain the same
position throughout the exercise.
You should feel a
stretch in your lower back and hamstrings
Hutchens, JMU Track & Field Coach