Tag Archives: RDL

The Favorite Lower Body Exercise of Some of the Top Fitness Pros

There are tons of lower body exercise variations to choose from, so I asked 7 personal trainers and strength coaches (and I include my own) to pick just one. I will admit this can be hard but everybody knocked this task out of the park. Enjoy! Meg Julian-Personal Trainer and …

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Should Everyone Deadlift?? No and Yes, Let Me Explain

Should everyone deadlift?? In the traditional straight bar from the floor with heavy weights fashion? No, but if you can it definitely will give you some street cred. But if you are talking about basic human movement, yes. In short, a deadlift is a hip hinge, one of the basic …

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All About The Single-leg Romanian Deadlift

Few exercises provide the strength and stability stimulus while sparing the spine quite like the single-leg Romanian deadlift, or the RDL. Athletes and weekend warriors alike can benefit from this exercise. For athletes, it increases single-leg strength needed for sprinting, jumping, and changing directions. For the weekend warrior, the single-leg …

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6 Favorite Single-Leg Exercises

In a recent post, 5 Reasons To Do Unilateral Leg Exercises, I explain why single-leg exercises should be apart of a balanced strength training program. Single-leg exercises are effective in building strength and stability of the lower extremity. Whether your goal is to build strong and muscular legs or to …

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