Single Leg Dead

This Video is part of the Performance Plus Strengthening Series. The Single Leg Dead Lift is a good exercise to promote strength and control of the Legs and Trunk and is useful in all aspects of hitting and throwing.  Its a great all round exercises as it works all the muscles in the area. Stand with your knees slightly bent, holding a dumbbell in one hand. Hinge forward at the waist and fully extend the opposite leg out to the rear, lowering the dumbbell towards your shin. Keep your back straight and do not allow your body to rotate. Contract your gluteus and hamstrings and return to a standing position.