2nd October 2019

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Do deadlifts build glutes?

Squats and deadlifts aren't the best exercises for building bigger, stronger glutes. Most people can contract their glutes harder during body weight glute activation exercises than during their max in squats and deads. The movements that target glutes the best will activate them with little to no weight.

Similarly, what does a stiff leg deadlift work?

Muscles Worked. Straight-leg dead lifts, often called stiff-leg dead lifts, work multiple muscles of the back and lower body. The hamstrings, on the back of your thigh, are the primary movers. The gluteus maximus, your buttock muscles, assist in the movement.

What muscles are used in the dumbbell deadlift?

Growing Glutes. Among the main muscles worked when performing dumbbell deadlifts are your glutes. The glutes are your butt muscles and the muscle group includes your gluteus maximus, medius and minimus. They work to extend your hips and keep your back straight.
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