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Exercise Benefits With Proper Form & Technique


through 6 votes
muscles:Lower BackMuscle, HamstringsMuscle
auxiliary muscles:QuadricepsMuscle
fitness level:Hard
exercise type:Strength
Variations available (2)
Starting PositionExecution

Starting Position

  • pick up the barbell (with light or no weight) with a bit wider than shoulder width over hand grip
  • put it on your upper back
  • bend the knees and put the feet shoulder width apart for a stable stand
  • look forward
  • keep your back straight

Correct Execution

  • bend your upper body down slowly until it is parallel to the ground
  • make a slight hollow-back to prevent your lumbar spine from injuries
  • your back is, besides the hollow-back, straight and stable
  • your sight is still pointed straight ahead
  • the movement exclusively happens in the hip
  • bring the upper body back up to the starting position
  • repeat the exercise

tip for the workout

  • to make this lower back exercise easier, bend your knees a bit more and push out your bottom out