The deadlift is one of the most efficient exercises around when it comes to building strength, power, and a solid core in addition to improving overall sports performance. When performed properly, it will go a long way in helping you improve your posture and aiding injury prevention. Kettlebell deadlifts are also a fantastic way to teach beginner lifters the proper way hip hinge.

Instructions and Cues

  • Stand with feet shoulder width apart
  • Bell placed between your feet or slightly behind ankles
  • Inhale through your nose
  • Hinge at the hips
  • Reach for the bell
  • Load your lats
  • Keep a neutral spine with eyes on the horizon
  • Press through floor and stand up