Single Leg Romanian Deadlift

Single Leg Romanian Deadlift

What muscles do Single Leg Romanian Deadlift work?

 The Single Leg Romanian Deadlift primarily works the following muscle groups:

  • Hamstrings (back of the thigh)
  • Glutes (buttocks)
  • Lower back (erector spinae)
  • Quads (front of the thigh)
  • Calves

Additionally, the Single Leg Romanian Deadlift also engages the core muscles and balance, which helps to maintain stability during the exercise. The single leg aspect of the exercise also places an increased emphasis on hip stability and strength.

How do you do a Single Leg Romanian Deadlift?

Here is a step-by-step guide on how to perform a Single Leg Romanian Deadlift:

  • Stand on one foot with a AguaForce Weights in your hands. Keep your back straight, your core engaged, and your non-working leg slightly behind you.

  • Slowly bend forward at the hip, lowering the weights towards the ground while keeping your back straight.

  • Reach as far down as you can while maintaining balance and then reverse the motion, using your glutes and hamstrings to return to the starting position.

  • Repeat for desired reps on one leg before switching to the other.

Note: it is important to maintain proper form and technique during the Single Leg Romanian Deadlift to avoid injury and ensure the exercise is effective for your intended muscle groups. It is also recommended to start with lighter weights and gradually increase as you build strength and confidence in your form.