Deadlift (Smith Machine)

strength / compound


Deadlift (Smith Machine)

strength / compound


Getting Started

  • 1

    Begin by adjusting the safety bars of the Smith machine to the appropriate height for your body.

  • 2

    Stand with your feet slightly wider than hip-width apart and your toes slightly pointed out.

  • 3

    Hold the bar with a slightly wider than shoulder-width grip, palms facing down.

  • 4

    Keeping your back straight, bend your knees and hips to push your hips back and lower your torso to grip the bar.

  • 5

    Brace your core and drive through your heels to lift the bar off the rack.

  • 6

    Push your chest up and out as you pause for a second at the top of the movement.

  • 7

    Slowly lower the bar back to the starting position, keeping your core engaged the entire time.

  • 8

    Repeat for desired number of repetitions.

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