Mid Thigh Isometric Hold – Deadlift, Band

  • HOW: Place a challenging resistance band on the ground. Stand on the band in the middle of it. Grab the band with both hands, hinge forward at the hips while only slightly bending the knees, keep your back flat, and push your hips out. At the end of your hip hinge, push into the ground with your feet and pull the bands up bringing your arms up to your midthigh region and hold that for the prescribed time. 
  • FEEL: You should feel your low back, glutes, and hamstring muscles working. You will also feel you trap and arm muscles working as you hold onto the band. 
  • COMPENSATION: Keep your back flat, don’t round it. Make sure to have even tension of the band on both sides.

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