Exercise of the week ” Bent over row and straight leg deadilft”

Increases strength in the posterior chain (hamstrings, glutes, Erector Spinae).Rhomboids, biceps.
Ensure the individual is very proficient at a deadlift and has very good core and leg strength before prescribing this exercise.
Maintain good posture throughout the exercise with shoulder blades retracted and depressed, good stability through the abdominal complex and neutral spine angles.
Allow the body to rhythmically flow throughout this movement.
Grip the bar at shoulder width.
Maintaining a head up position and the legs straight, flex at the hips to a comfortable depth.
Maintain a flat back and straight knees.
Pull the bar towards your chest then return to start position
Return to full extension as shown, then flex arms to include biceps curls.
Pay close attention to the video to observe the relative timing of this exercise.

this video is shot at my club Fitness First Randwick

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