Posts Tagged ‘rdl’

Move of the Week: Romanian Deadlift with Mid-shin Pause

We are back with Move of the Week! Time to fire up that posterior chain…and feel the pain in the days after! THE MOVE: Romanian Deadlift with Mid-shin Pause MOVEMENT PATTERN AND MUSCLES WORKED: Hinge pattern: posterior chain (hamstrings, glutes, upper back) and grip. WHY DO IT: Some of us already know that the Romanian Deadlift (or…

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Move of the Week: Single-leg Landmine Contralateral RDL

Continuing on the trend of exercise progression, today’s Move builds on a previous one that we’ve featured very recently. More on that below! THE MOVE: Single-leg Landmine Contralateral RDL MOVEMENT PATTERN AND MUSCLES WORKED: Hinge, single-leg; glutes, hamstrings. WHY DO IT: Two weeks ago we featured the Offset-loaded Rear-foot Elevated RDL, which previously built on the Dumbbell…

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Move of the Week: Offset-loaded Rear-foot Elevated RDL

Can you believe that it’s October? I’m not sure there’s a better way to kick the month off than by putting up a Move of the Week. Here it is! THE MOVE: Offset-loaded Rear-foot Elevated RDL (Offset-loaded RFERDL) MOVEMENT PATTERN AND MUSCLES WORKED: Hinge, single-leg; glutes, hamstrings. WHY DO IT: A few weeks ago we featured the Dumbbell…

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Move of the Week: Romanian Deadlift (RDL)

Happy Wednesday! It’s time to go back to the basics, so today we’ll be featuring a barbell exercise (and a pretty important one at that) to get the ball rolling. Behold the RDL! THE MOVE: Romanian Deadlift MOVEMENT PATTERN AND MUSCLES WORKED: Hinge pattern: posterior chain (hamstrings, glutes) and grip. WHY DO IT: We’re going back to…

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