The dumbbell Romanian deadlift works your hamstrings, glutes, and your lower back. The dumbbell Romanian deadlift engages the four muscles in the back of your leg that comprise the hamstring: the biceps femoris (a group of two muscles), semitendinosus, and the semimembranosus.
WHAT ARE DUMBBELL ROMANIAN DEADLIFT GOOD FOR?
Standing upright with your feet directly below your hips(Feet should be hip-width apart) Place the hands on the bar in a closed, pronated position All repetitions begin from this position
Begin the exercise by flexing the hips and pushing them backward, allowing the torso to move forward Maintain a rigid torso, neutral spine, and keep the shoulders retracted until the Dumbbells are aligned with the patella tendon and the torso is parallel to floor
Extend the hips, raising the torso back to the starting standing position Keep the knees slightly flexed and the torso in a neutral spine position
Note: Do not hyperextend the back or flex the elbows
Breathing Guidelines: Inhale during the downward movement and exhale after the sticking point of the upwardmovement.
Primary muscles: Hamstrings, Gluteus Maximus
Secondary muscles: Spinal erectors, Quadriceps