Snatch Grip Romanian Deadlift

Exercise Information

  • Alternative Names: Wide grip Romanian deadlift
  • Type: Strength
  • Experience Level: Intermediate
  • Equipment: Barbell
  • Muscles Targeted: Hamstrings, abs, glutes, forearms, lats, lower back
  • Mechanics: Compound
  • Average Number of Sets: 1-2 with 3-5 reps each
  • Variations:
  • Alternative:

The snatch grip Romanian deadlift, a variation of the standard RDL, is performed by taking a larger width grip on the barbell, helping in putting tension on your neck and spinal muscles and increasing your grip strength. It is a popular workout among athletes and weightlifters because it helps them to improve their pulling performance (required for doing cleans, snatches, and deadlifts) and increase the maximum number of squats they can do.

Snatch Grip Romanian Deadlift Exercise Information

  • Alternative Names: Wide grip Romanian deadlift
  • Type: Strength
  • Experience Level: Intermediate
  • Equipment: Barbell
  • Muscles Targeted: Hamstrings, abs, glutes, forearms, lats, lower back
  • Mechanics: Compound
  • Average Number of Sets: 1-2 with 3-5 reps each
  • Variations:
  • Alternative:

How to do Snatch Grip Romanian Deadlift

Snatch Grip Romanian Deadlift

Position the barbell over the top of your shoes and then lift the weight until it is at your hip-height.

Wide Grip Romanian Deadlift Tips

  • To prevent the barbell from drifting and causing back injuries, you may use straps when lifting excessively heavy weights.
  • You can make the exercise a little more difficult by placing your hands one or two inches wider than a standard

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