One Legged Deadlift

Exercise Summary
Primary Muscle(s) Hamstrings
Secondary Muscle(s) Glutes, Lower Back
Equipment Kettlebell
Emphasis Compound
Type Pull

One Legged Deadlift Instructions

  • Select the desired kettlebell weight and stand holding it in one hand.
  • On the same side you’re using your arm, stand and balance yourself on that single leg.
  • Give a slight bend to the knee and bow at the hip while fully lengthening your unoccupied leg behind you to maintain balance.
  • Once you are parallel to the floor, return back up to the starting position.
  • Repeat for desired reps. Switch legs and repeat same number of reps.

One Legged Deadlift Tips

  • For single leg exercises, you will typically go with a lighter weight.
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