Activity: (VIDEO) ▶️ Deadlift

Summary

A weight-bearing hip hinge exercise involving the posterior chain of muscles.

Description

  • standing, spine neutral, maintaining proper foot position and lower extremity alignment
  • gently “spread the floor” to create some lateral hip stability
  • keeping the spine neutral “hinge” or flex forward at the hips while posteriorly translating the pelvis, and bend the knees
  • focus on letting your arms and hands fall straight down towards your toes during the movement
  • maintain apprpropriate loading through the feet
  • return to the start position
  • repeat as needed