Hip hinge: Romanian deadlift
A weight-bearing hip hinge exercise involving the posterior chain of muscles.
- 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
- maintain appropriate loading through the feet
- return to the start position
- repeat as needed