Stiff Leg Deadlift with Band : Hamstring Exercises

The Stiff Leg Deadlift with band is a great home leg exercise that focuses on the hamstrings.
By Peter Wednesday, October 5, 2011, 02:23 PM

Exercise Name:  Stiff Leg Deadlift with Band

Area Worked:  Back of the thigh / upper leg

Muscles:  Hamstrings:  Bicep Femoris, Semitendinosis, Semimembranosis

Description / Instruction:

To perform the stiff leg deadlift, stand on an exercise band holding one end in each hand.  Keep tension in the band throughout the exercise.  Stand upright and keep only a slight bend in your knees throughout the exercise.  To start press the butt backwards and bend over from your waist, keeping your back straight.  Go down until your back is parallel with the floor.  Return to the start position by standing upright.  The stiff leg deadlift develops the hamstring muscles.

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