Deadlift to be done using a Smith machine or a free rack. Bar or barbell hould be just right under the knee cap level. Lift using the glutes and through the heels, then come back to starting postion with a control movement of 2 seconds.

This exercise targets mainly the lower back and glutes.


The diagram shows the most used muscles on this exercise

Main muscles

Secondary muscles

  • Biceps brachii
  • Gluteus maximus

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