Duration required
Focus Area required
 s rest


Key Points:

  • Position a barbell evenly across your traps.
  • Hinge forward pushing the hips back until you feel a stretch in the hamstrings.
  • Hinge back up to the start position and repeat.

Common Mistakes:

  • Bending the back.
  • Extending knees forward.
  • Rushing repetitions.

Where you should 'feel it':

Primary Muscles:
Hamstrings, Glutes, Lower Back
Secondary Muscles:
Muscle diagram with the following muscles highlighted Hamstrings, Glutes, Lower Back,

Similar Exercises

Stand with feet spaced shoulder width apart with the barbell on your traps.

Start by hinging forward from the hips and bend slightly in the knees until you feel a stretch in the hamstrings. Then slowly return back to the starting position. Activate your core to keep a straight back throughout the movement. Repeat for the desired repetitions.

Avoid rounding the back.

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