Lower back (primary)
Upper back, traps, glutes and legs (secondary).
Place a barbell on the floor in front of you.
Bend knees, lean forward and grasp with a medium/wide grip.
Keep back straight throughout movement (no arching).
Keep head up (looking slightly upwards) throughout movement.
Begin light by driving legs, straighten up until you are standing straight, then throw chest out & shoulders back as if coming to attention.
To lower weight, bend knees, lean forward from the waist.
You must touch the floor before beginning the next repetition.
Dead-lifting with the...