Hex / Trap Bar / Cage Deadlifts / Squats
- Step inside of a Hex Bar / Cage. Keep your feet at shoulder width. Brace your core throughout the movement. Keeping your chest up, bend at the knees. Slowly, lower yourself until you are able to grab the handles of the Hex Bar.
- Begin the movement by engaging the hamstrings. Straighten the knees and hips simultaneously. Drive the hips forward at the top of the movement.
- Return to the starting position by bending at the knees and driving your hips back. Do not allow your hips to drop below your knees.
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