Deadlifts are one the all-time best exercises for defining your butt, hamstrings, and lower-back muscles. They have an added benefit for women in that they help strengthen your pelvic floor.
To reap these body benefits and avoid serious injury (hello, herniated disc!), it's crucial to use proper exercise form. That's why we asked fitness expert Geralyn Coopersmith, director of the Equinox Fitness Institute, to walk you through the right way to deadlift.