Deadlifts may be a firm favourite for targeting hamstrings and toning your glutes, but they’re also good for weight loss.
It is pretty simple, grab a kettlebell or two or a weighted bar to get started. Follow these instructions:
- Stand with feet hip-width apart and hold a kettlebell with both your hands (if the kettlebell is heavy) or one each hand (if the kettlebells are lighter) with your arms straight down and slightly bend your knees.
- Without rounding your back, lower the weight/s by slowly bending your hip joints. Make sure you don’t bend at the waist. The weight/s should be lowered between your legs. When bending, look forward and not at the ground.
- Pull yourself up by squeezing your glutes and again, make sure you don’t round your back.
- If you’re beginner, do three sets of 12 reps and if you’ve been in the game for far too long, do three sets of 20 reps.