Movement Tip Monday: What the heck is a BUTT WALK?

BUTT WALK your way to a safer, stronger deadlift!

The Butt Walk. It’s got a silly name, but this movement is a super simple, quick way to get the muscles in your back firing and ready for movements like the deadlift. If you have a hard time deadlifting reasonable weight without getting injured, there’s a good chance you need a more thorough back warmup.

In this video Coach Mike and Coach Chris use a kettlebell, but you can use a plate, medicine ball, or any other weighted object. Just remember this is a warmup, so you don’t need to go too heavy.

20-30 “steps” forward, then put it in reverse and repeat going backwards. That’s it!

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