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20 Aug 2009
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This move will strengthen your erector spinae muscles as well as the backs of your legs. Be sure to maintain perfect form to prevent injuries.

  • Stand with your feet shoulder-width apart, body upright, core braced and shoulders back.
  • Rest the bar across the back of your shoulders, not your neck, and grasp it with your hands just outside your shoulders.
  • Bend forward from the hips, not the waist, and bend your knees slightly.
  • Lean as far forward as the stretch in your hamstrings will allow (but not beyond the horizontal).
  • Keep a natural arch in your lower back.
  • Push your hips back to maintain balance.
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